Acacia gum, or E414, is not just a food additive for the food and beverage industry. The exudate’s production is playing a key role in environmental sustainability, according to supplier Alland & Robert.
Having received EFSA’s nod of approval, Italian manufacturer Obà Food says it is the first to commercialise pasta made from fonio. “We are ahead of the curve”, founder and CEO Gabriele Fortunato tells FoodNavigator.
A diet high in fibre and yogurt is strongly associated with a reduced risk of lung cancer thanks to their prebiotic and probiotic properties, according to a study involving data from 1.4 million adults in the US, Europe and Asia.
Bakery chain De Grog has become the first company in Europe to use tritordeum malted grain in the bakery sector, and the first company in Belgium to use the Mediterranean grain to create an innovative bread.
European consumer attitudes towards, and knowledge of, plant-based diets have been analysed by researchers in Denmark, who found that awareness of diet descriptions differ in Belgium, Spain, Denmark, and the Netherlands.
A television advertisement promoting Tesco’s new Plant Chef range has been criticised by the NFU for its messaging and ‘negative connotations’, which British farmers claim have caused them ‘significant distress’.
Hemp and CBD have caught the public's imagination as ingredients offering a host of health benefits. But, from regulatory ambiguity to consumer confusion, uncertainty remains. FoodNavigator speaks to Agropro - Europe's largest hemp grower –...