Clean eating and health and wellness are having a “profound impact” on the UK’s eating and drinking habits, according to new research, but consumers still want to indulge. What does this mean for food brands and retailers?
Thanks to a patented biostimulation process, Alkion BioInnovations produces sweet-tasting proteins, high-value flavours and plant proteins in a cost-effective way that (for now at least) can be labelled as organic. “This is a real advantage [over] our...
Irish taste and nutrition company Kerry has signed a licensing agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp to manufacture, sell and distribute Renaissance’s non-GMO acrylamide-reducing yeast enzyme, Acryleast.
Non-thermal food processing technologies – such as microwave drying – offer a number of functional benefits. But a new study conducted across three European countries has found consumers are resistant to the use of these techniques.
What will food and farming in 2030 look like? The Commission makes its predictions; the EU opens a centre to fight global malnutrition and guidance for manufacturers using nanoparticles is published. This is our round-up of news and views from the EU.
Food for kids brand Little Dish believes that its focus on fresh, healthy ingredients is the remedy for a children’s food category that has “taken shortcuts in quality and nutrition”. FoodNavigator spoke to Little Dish CEO Dean Brown to find out more.
The flavour industry needs to spread its net wide to ensure a steady supply of the world's favourite flavour, from new vanilla pod growing countries to alternative vanillin sources, says the president of the European Flavour Association (EFFA).
Oat-based Cheerios for people who don't like the taste or texture of porridge; sugar-free baking mixes made with wood-derived xylitol and premium sea salt with seaweed feature in this week's snapshot of new product launches across Europe.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has suspended the membership of one mill and four plantations belonging to Malaysian palm oil giant FGV, which supplies manufacturers including Nestle and Mars, due to labour rights abuses.
While plant-based and so-called ‘alternative’ proteins – from algae to cricket powder – continue to gain traction in the food industry, dairy proteins are still growing, fast, says AMCO Proteins, which has been working with customers on a range of novel...
Food manufacturers could soon be able to source more plant-based proteins locally after the European Commission announced new policies to promote production and consumption of soy, chickpeas, lentils and rapeseed.