The publication of dietary reference values (DRVs) for sodium and chloride brings to a close ten years of work that began with a request by the European Commission to update values last set in the 1990s.
The French food giant has called for a spirit of industry collaboration and urged global FMCG businesses to become certified B Corp in order to commit to the challenge of creating a sustainable food system and regaining consumer trust.
Akshay Kedari, research content developer for Global Market Insights notes that, while healthy breakfast foods and energy drinks have already garnered precedence, fruit snacks are getting popular among the masses.
High-protein products, in particular high-protein bars, are not as healthy as perceived by consumers, while there is no conclusive evidence to suggest that consumption of protein above the recommended intake levels provides healthy individuals with additional...
Salt is the forgotten killer, according to campaign group Action on Salt. It is calling on Public Health England to allocate ‘sufficient resources to immediately resuscitate’ the UK salt reduction programme.
Fifteen innovative start-ups tackling some of the big issues around sustainable agricultural production, healthy diets and circular economy solutions for the food sector joined FoodBytes! by Rabobank yesterday.
Swiss food manufacturer Nestlé and Dutch ingredients supplier Corbion have entered into a strategic partnership to develop what they describe as the ‘next generation’ of microalgae-based ingredients for plant-based applications.
With sales of mushroom containing dietary supplements growing year-on-year by as much as 40%, and food and beverage companies getting in on the act, demand for the fungi has been “unreal”, says Jeff Chilton, President of Nammex Organic Mushroom Extracts.