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Plant-centred diets offer heart health benefits / Pic: GettyImages-Lightfield Studios

Plant-centred or low-fat diets for heart health?

By Katy Askew

Fresh research has come out comparing the heart benefits associated with low-fat and ‘plant-centred’ diets. The results are in – plant-centred diets could be more effective at lowering heart disease risk.

Délifrance has a product portfolio that is either classed as ‘clean’ or ‘cleaner’. Pic: Délifrance

Clean label

Clean label is fast becoming the expectation, not the exception

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers are increasingly reading product labels and searching out ‘clean’ ingredients lists that are shorter and feature recognisable ingredients that are sourced from nature. Artificial or chemical ingredients are the main undesirables, while there...

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How UK brands are reformulating to avoid the HFSS ad ban

By Oliver Morrison

UK food brands are currently digesting planned government legislation coming next year which will prevent marketing and advertising of HFSS being shown on TV (pre-9pm) and online from 2022 and limit where these products can be placed in bricks and mortar...

Can reformulation answer the mounting public health crisis? IGD shares industry perspectives / Pic: Getty Images Liountmila Korelidou

What does the future hold for reformulation?

By Hannah Pearse, Head of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs at IGD

With the impending publication of part two of the National Food Strategy in the UK, IGD convened major retailers, manufacturers, food service companies and members of the National Food Strategy team to discuss reformulation, the challenges, and opportunities....

Chr. Hansen and Nestlé settle HMO patent litigation

Chr. Hansen and Nestlé settle HMO patent litigation

By Will Chu

Chr. Hansen and Nestlé have settled a legal dispute involving alleged infringements on Human Milk Oligosaccharide (HMO) patents arising from October 2020’s acquisition of Jennewein Biotechnologie.

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