Ingredion EMEA has launched its first polyol sweetener -- ERYSTA Erythritol – to enable manufacturers to reduce or replace sugar to achieve nutrition-related claims, such as ‘no added sugar’ or ‘calorie-reduced’, in multiple applications.
A 2009 study at Newcastle University claimed the best cure for a hangover was a bacon butty. But new research published online in BMJ Nutrition Prevention & Health suggests eating fruits, leaves and roots may help to relieve symptoms of too much alcohol.
Scientists are analysing cocoa’s chemical ‘fingerprint’ to determine in which country it was produced. In the future, the technology could have the potential to confirm chocolate label claims, say researchers.
Fairtrade International has announced sales of Fairtrade certified cocoa from Côte d’Ivoire in the fourth quarter of 2019 increased farmers’ earnings by approximately $15.1m compared to non-Fairtrade cocoa.
Young Foodies, a community for small and medium-sized food brands, is launching a new direct-to-consumer sales channel, Mighty Small. It is hoped the innovation will help smaller brands who have seen their shelf space squeezed during the COVID-19 crisis.