Accelerating consumer trends such as veganism and environmental concerns are bringing complexity to the food industry but also plenty of opportunities, according to the technology chief of the world’s largest food company.
A Chr Hansen-funded study reveals the benefits probiotic consumption has on flu-like sickness as the results suggest a daily regimen may be justified for particular at-risk populations, such as children.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
Consumers are increasingly working to cut their sugar intake. But, according to a recent poll from consumer research and insight provider FMCG Gurus, shoppers are also unconvinced by one of the most common natural alternatives: stevia.
The European Food Standards Authority has clarified its stance on ground flaxseed after UK media reports suggested that the safety watchdog was warning that too much of it could expose people to toxic levels of cyanide.
Global demand for foods containing hemp or CBD is expanding and levels of innovation in the European region have been ‘dynamic’. However, the future of the market hangs in the balance as regulators consider whether Cannabis sativa L. (industrial hemp)...
French start-up Siga has developed a label that ranks food according to its degree of processing. The system aims to help consumers select the ‘most natural and healthy’ products on the shelf, CEO Aris Christodoulou tells FoodNavigator.