Healthy foods

Hain Schumacher, incoming Unilever CEO / Pic: Unilever

Who is Unilever’s new CEO and is split and spin back on the table?

By Katy Askew

Unilever has named Royal FrieslandCampina boss Hein Schumacher as its new CEO. Could this mean that a spin-off of the group’s food businesses could be back on the menu? Or does Schumacher’s strong grounding in food and nutrition suggest the internal impetus...

Researchers turning sugar into fibre / Pic: GettyImages-anilakkus

KraftHeinz, Wyss Institute develop new approach to make sugar healthier: ‘We thought we’d come to the Wyss with an impossible problem, and they turned it on its head to present an even crazier idea to solve it’

By Katy Askew

In 2018, the KraftHeinz Company approached the Wyss Institute to develop a solution to sugar reduction that is workable in a food production setting. After four years of collaboration, the research team has developed an answer: enzymes that convert sugar...

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Trends for 2023: Caring for mental, physical and sexual health

By Olivia Brown

A sense of overwhelm shapes Mintel’s predicted food and drink trends for 2023 following climate and economic fears, yet “consumers are absolutely unwilling to compromise on health and nutrition”, the market analysts say.

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How to make a novel foods application

By Nikki Hancocks

With novel food applications on the rise, a regulatory expert has provided a breakdown of what this authorisation process is all about.

Reewild's app enables detailed analysis of the carbon consumption in the supply chain. Image source: Reewild

Sustainability experts call for one unified eco-label in UK

By Oliver Morrison

Carbon tracking experts are urging the UK government and industry to work together to introduce one unified front-of-pack labelling system displaying the carbon footprint of a food and beverage product to consumers.

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ESG: A horse still worth backing?

By Oliver Morrison

Purpose-led growth can repel a looming global recession, but food and beverage brands need to justify their price, believes Verlinvest’s Ben Black.

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