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EU nutrition claims under the microscope

By Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon Ombredane, legal experts with international law firm Keller and Heckman

Nowadays the list of ingredients on food labels tends to be shorter and the names simpler. But, putting aside this ‘clean label’ trend, does the average consumer still notice the claims appearing on the labels of daily food? Katia Merten-Lentz and Manon...

Is there a legal route to market for CBD products? Pic: GettyImages-IRA_EVVA

What does legal limbo mean for CBD?

By Katy Askew

The legal status of CBD is again attracting attention after the UK’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) confirmed the ingredient is classified as a Novel Food and therefore requires pre-market authorisation. But with a lack of enforcement action, where does...

Purple colours and spicy flavours will curry favour with eaters next year, according to a report. Pic: GettyImages/Nikolay_Donetsk

Consumer trends to watch for in 2020

By Oliver Morrison

Trends towards health and wellness, plant-based and clean label will continue next year, but the need for food businesses to innovate is greater than ever, says consumer research.

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Kerry’s clean label answer to acrylamide

By Katy Askew

Acrylamide is a hot topic for food makers. It has been a year since the European Commission regulation obliging food business operators to apply acrylamide mitigation measures came into force. Kerry Group aims to help manufacturers step up to the mark...

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

By Oliver Morrison

As the food industry continues to explore plant-based innovations, they must deliberate the health and sustainability credentials of these products, according to experts.

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