Shoppers that purchase around 40-80% of goods on special offer have a greater chance of being obese, says Cancer Research UK, which is pushing for restrictions on price promotions for less healthy products.
The Welsh Government revealed plans to pump an additional £22m into the food and drink industry last week at Taste Wales, an event promoting Welsh food to more than 200 domestic and international buyers.
By Bruce Friedrich, executive director of the Good Food Institute
Activists should take a pragmatic approach and be willing to work with 'big food' in order to support an increase in consumption of plant-based options, Good Food Institute (GFI) executive director Bruce Friedrich suggests.
The fresh food sector may well be the hardest hit when the UK withdraws from the EU, with a no-deal Brexit potentially costing the UK food industry €1.3bn, according to market research provider, Euromonitor International.
Pfeifer & Langen – the German sugar company and Intersnack owner - has taken a stake in European plant protein innovator Amidori. FoodNavigator caught up with the people behind the deal to find out more.
While its essential for healthy ageing, protein’s ability to repair and grow the body only scratches the surface of the nutrient’s potential. Nandi Proteins is one of the companies exploring that potential.