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Fresh calls for food to be central to climate dialogue

By Oliver Morrison

Most countries are yet to realise the full potential of including food systems in their climate action plans, according to a new report calling for food and agriculture to be at the heart of discussions.

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Versatile high-fibre 'superfood' Madhūka arrives in the UK

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

Found in the forests of South and South East Asia, the Madhūka flower provides a versatile ingredient that can be used as nibs for cereals, snacks and museli, as powder for coffee and milkshakes, and as tea. Now, ōForest, a new brand, is bringing it to...

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Boomer time: Time to target food and beverages at older consumers

By Oliver Morrison

There’s a big opportunity for the food and beverage industry to launch products and ingredients formulated help meet the specific nutritional requirements of older consumers and help them stay healthier for longer, the recent FoodNavigator Positive Nutrition...

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Is consumer food waste giving the industry an unfair rap over emissions?

By Oliver Morrison

New research suggests food wastage – much of which comes from people simply not eating what they buy – is a bigger problem than previously thought, which if cut in half would help remove around one-quarter of total greenhouse gas emissions from the global...

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The difference between natural and ‘free’ sugars

By Augustus Bambridge-Sutton

We all know that eating fruit is better for us than eating doughnuts. One is essential to keep us healthy, the other, perhaps, nearly essential to avoid. However, both doughnuts and most fruits are high in sugar, an ingredient widely considered to lead...

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10 days to go! Stage set for the Positive Nutrition Summit 2023

By Flora Southey

In ten days’ time, we’ll be gathering in central London for this year’s Positive Nutrition Summit: Healthy Innovation for the Mass Market. As we prepare to throw the spotlight on innovative approaches to healthier food and drink, here is a recap of our...

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