Gut microbial species work in teams to perform different functions, suggesting that cultivating certain groups of bacteria is more important than single species, according to an international team of researchers.
Dairy cooperative to ingredients manufacturer FrieslandCampina recently set out its innovation priorities for its ingredients arm: gut health, personalised nutrition and protein. Divisional head Kathy Fortmann tells FoodNavigator more.
Food artificial intelligence company Spoonshot has today emerged from an intensive 18-month R&D process to launch a new tool that it says will ‘raise the bar for insight-led innovation’ in the food and beverage sector.
The Rainforest Alliance Network (RAN) has published a report alleging a raft of FMCG giants and secondary traders continue to use palm oil grown illegally in the Aceh region of Indonesia, in contravention of their own deforestation policies.
How should you begin an elevator pitch, and what raises red flags for potential investors? FoodNavigator-USA editor Elaine Watson headed to Chicago to quiz the judges at Rabobank's FoodBytes! pitch competition.
Nineteen companies and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), have launched a new initiative to protect and restore biodiversity within their supply chains and product portfolios.
Food giant Nestlé has defended its recipes after Romania’s consumer watchdog raised concerns that ‘dual-quality’ food products were intentionally manufactured to contain unequal nutritional and compositional profiles for the Romanian market.
Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
This week, FoodNavigator's roundup of innovative product launches includes details on new CBD snack bars, dairy-free cheesecake and a new look for the classic Quality Street brand. Here are the NPD highlights from across Europe.