The UK’s food industry is congratulating itself on the success of voluntary salt reduction after a government survey shows average salt intake has fallen, but the figures are being questioned by public health campaigners.
In a keynote speech at World Food Innovate this week, Danone’s Christophe Perthuisot gave a revealing insight into how the company’s Friday afternoons are devoted to idea generation, where innovative concepts are explored and developed into a sustainable...
The focus on sugar intensified yesterday with news of a tax on soft drinks in the UK. But assuming a shift to low or no-sugar foods and drinks will lead to a boost in low-calorie speciality sweeteners is probably wide of the mark, unless they are natural.
At the World Food Innovate conference in London, Stefan Catsicas, chief technical officer of Nestlé described how the food giant is meeting the challenge of making foods healthier without causing a drop in sales.
Italy has once again called on the European Commission to act against the UK’s traffic light nutrition label, which it says is unfairly hitting Italian trade whilst also failing to protect public health.
The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has finally taken a position on the possibility of Britain leaving the EU, known as Brexit, as 71% of its members "overwhelmingly endorse" the decision to stay in the EU.
Almost a third of consumers actively seek products with some form of clean-label claim, while 70% of those purchasing dairy and bakery products say such claims influence their buying decisions, research by Ingredion has found.
GreenPalm sustainable palm oil certificates will now offer buyers traceability back to the mill, meaning it is now the only fully inclusive supply chain open to all growers, says the trading platform. But campaigners are still calling it a "false...