The better for you (BFY) category has been a victim of the clean label and reformulation trends, says Euromonitor

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The state of the health and wellness market in 2015

By Ewa Hudson, head of health and wellness research at Euromonitor International

Is organic still selling? Does the 'natural' trend mean fortified/functional food is now passé? And why are consumers turning their noses up at better for you (BFY) offerings? Ewa Hudson, head of health and wellness research at Euromonitor International,...

Free-from markets offer high margins, meaning increasing numbers of dairies want to offer lactose-free products. The LactoMonitor is a quick, cost-effective way to get started, says Martin Lindegaard at Novozymes.

New tool detects lactose content in seconds

By Niamh Michail

Novozymes has launched a tool to quickly detect the lactose content of milk, allowing producers in emerging markets without costly lab equipment to tap into the free-from trend. 

Spanish watchdog upholds 'questionable' sugar claim

By Niamh Michail

A Spanish advertising watchdog has upheld a ‘no added sugar’ claim for a dessert containing sweetened chocolate – a questionable interpretation and clear breach of EU law, warn food lawyers.

Ornua Ingredients UK will supply grated cheese to food manufacturers

Ornua to merge cheese businesses

By Laurence Gibbons

Irish dairy co-operative Ornua will merge two of its UK-based businesses, Meadow Cheese and The Cheese Warehouse, in January 2016 in a bid to boost its market position, it has revealed.

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