Oatly has lost its trademark infringement case against British oat milk producer Glebe Farm, claiming that it never saw the dispute as a David v Goliath power play. Glebe calls the case a victory for consumer choice in a growing category.
A survey of over 2,000 consumers in the UK has revealed that while they tend to have a very low awareness and knowledge of GE food, the more informed they are, the more accepting of GE food they become.
Flora producer Upfield Group has published data to show that consumers and chefs who bought its plant-based butters, margarines and spreads instead of dairy butter have avoided emitting an estimated 6 million metric tonnes of CO2-equivalent within 12...
A new study looking at the milk consumption habits of children aged 13-24 months, indicates that the type of milk consumed at an early age influences eating habits and preferences for sweet-tasting foods.
From cradle to distribution, Glebe Farm’s oat drink produces less CO₂e per litre than any other oat drink reporting its carbon footprint in the UK, including Oatly. FoodNavigator speaks to Glebe Farm to find out how.
Health campaigners have reacted with disappointment after new scientific analysis concluded that the European Food Safety Authority's (EFSA) claim that glyphosate is not genotoxic cannot be justified on the basis of manufacturers’ studies.
The Pathways to Dairy Net Zero initiative is being developed by the Global Dairy Platform (GDP), a group consisting of dairy companies and dairy associations, to accelerate climate change action throughout the global dairy sector.
Pressures brought on by the ongoing climate crisis are predicted to drive the price parity and race towards product launches for high-tech dairy alternatives using cell-based technology and precision fermentation, according to a panel of experts.
The European Food Safety Authority was asked to review the link between sugar consumption and various diseases. The results are in: “Based on the risk of developing chronic metabolic diseases and dental caries, the intake of added and free sugars should...
The return of many workers to the office on a more regular basis has already stimulated sales of on-the-go meal pots, according to European Freeze Dry, while the frozen sector remains bullish it can remain on an upwards trajectory despite a sharper year-on-year...
The European Commission has approved the use of Sweegen’s non-GMO Signature Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) for use in food and beverages. “We are opening the doors for product developers to explore a new toolkit for sugar reduction across all products...
Food and drink brands will play a lead role in growing the preventative nutrition sector. However, new research from Sagentia Innovation stresses technical and regulatory complexities need to be taken into account.
Ecologists in Spain are demanding a 50% reduction of the use of pesticides - especially those more toxic and unauthorized - after data revealed a ‘worrisome’ level of exposure of pesticide residues found in food in the country.
SMARTCHAIN, a three-year EU-funded project, is developing a roadmap to support the extension of Short Food Supply Chains (SFSCs). This will deliver a number of ‘socio-economic benefits’, the researchers claim.
A US$5trn investor coalition – supported by former UN Secretary General and architect of the Paris Agreement Ban Ki-moon – is calling on G20 governments to disclose specific targets to address agricultural emissions in the runup to COP26.
Danone has sponsored a report that uses ‘deep social listening’ tools to track conversations about food. The research charts attitudes to personal and planetary health, as well as growing demand for a ‘fairer’ food system coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic....
A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology, the University of Naples Federico II, the Weizmann Institute of Science and the Porter School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, compared the efficiency of growing...
As the G7 summit draws to its end and groundwork commences for COP 26, world leaders have been urged to look at the food system to deliver progress on COVID-19, economic security, climate change and health.
French investment firm Roquette Ventures (part of ingredients company Roquette Group), which supports start-ups in the food, nutrition, and health markets, is looking to scale up production of plant protein sweeteners made using precision fermentation.
As the UK government launches a new mentorship programme to encourage more food and beverage producers to boost their exports, British companies have a golden opportunity to expand overseas, companies say.
The company says it has successfully mastered precision fermentation technology to make animal-free milk proteins from yeast that are ‘indistinguishable from the real thing’ and which it expects will be available on the market in two years.
The Swiss food giant has confirmed it will update its nutrition and health strategy after British newspaper the Financial Times published leaked internal documents acknowledging that nearly 70% of its main food and drinks products, making up about half...
Spanish dairy company Pascual has launched a global incubation programme for cellular agriculture technologies. Cow-free dairy can both disrupt and complement traditional operations, Gabriel Torres Pascual tells FoodNavigator.
After nearly two decades of research an international team claims to have found a naturally derived cyan blue colour extracted from red cabbage that could replace synthetic blue dye often used in the food industry.