Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
Consumers are increasingly working to cut their sugar intake. But, according to a recent poll from consumer research and insight provider FMCG Gurus, shoppers are also unconvinced by one of the most common natural alternatives: stevia.
An EU-funded initiative is harnessing the power of the microbiome to optimise the food production system. The project aims to match the right food additives to the correct animals – starting with salmon and chicken – for maximum output.
If the UK crashes out of the EU without a deal, the introduction of border controls on the Irish border will disrupt food supplies and harm businesses trading across Europe’s ‘perimeter fence’, warn experts.
Austrian start-up Rebel Meat had developed a burger made from 50% meat and 50% plant-based ingredients. The hybrid patty will ‘reach those that purely vegan brands cannot’, CEO Philipp Stangl tells FoodNavigator.
The European Food Standards Authority has clarified its stance on ground flaxseed after UK media reports suggested that the safety watchdog was warning that too much of it could expose people to toxic levels of cyanide.
UK start-up Almond has developed an app that rewards shoppers for buying responsible brands, while helping to reduce and offset CO₂e emissions. “In a nutshell, we help consumers reduce their negative impact,” CEO Oliver Bolton tells FoodNavigator.