Acacia gum, or food additive E414, is used by food and beverage manufacturers as a natural texturizing agent. FoodNavigator travels to Senegal to find out how the plant exudate is ‘tapped’ from African acacia trees, before being exported and processed...
Global consumer goods giant Unilever wants to deliver faster innovation and an enhanced brand experience by addressing the complexity of its business model, according to its marketing transformation director, Jon Walbancke.
Nestlé wants 100% of its key commodities to be deforestation-free by next year. The company is leveraging technology as part of a “toolbox” to tackle risk areas and accelerate its journey towards a deforestation-free supply chain.
The debate over front-of-pack nutritional labelling is intensifying in Germany after the country’s consumer watchdog slammed an industry-backed labelling scheme and the Hamburg Regional Court ordered Iglo to remove NutriScore from its products.
The European organic food sector is witnessing double-digit growth. And while high value organic sales can be lucrative, the category is an increasingly crowded space in which to operate, making it ripe for consolidation.