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Délifrance has a product portfolio that is either classed as ‘clean’ or ‘cleaner’. Pic: Délifrance

Clean label

Clean label is fast becoming the expectation, not the exception

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers are increasingly reading product labels and searching out ‘clean’ ingredients lists that are shorter and feature recognisable ingredients that are sourced from nature. Artificial or chemical ingredients are the main undesirables, while there...

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How UK brands are reformulating to avoid the HFSS ad ban

By Oliver Morrison

UK food brands are currently digesting planned government legislation coming next year which will prevent marketing and advertising of HFSS being shown on TV (pre-9pm) and online from 2022 and limit where these products can be placed in bricks and mortar...

Can reformulation answer the mounting public health crisis? IGD shares industry perspectives / Pic: Getty Images Liountmila Korelidou

What does the future hold for reformulation?

By Hannah Pearse, Head of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs at IGD

With the impending publication of part two of the National Food Strategy in the UK, IGD convened major retailers, manufacturers, food service companies and members of the National Food Strategy team to discuss reformulation, the challenges, and opportunities....

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Industry insights from NIZO: Safety challenges for plant-based foods

By René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager

In this series of articles, NIZO Food Research Division Manager and FoodNavigator advisory panel member René Floris discusses some of the big issues in today’s food industry. This month, he continues his exploration of the protein transition by looking...

Mars Edge acquired German D2C targeted nutritoin company foodspring in 2019

Why Mars is betting on personalised nutrition for the masses

By Oliver Morrison

Mars Edge – the segment of Mars Incorporated dedicated to supporting human health through nutrition – is on a mission to reconcile the nutrition that consumers need with the food they want, it tells FoodNavigator.

The new pea isolate and pea starch add to the company’s portfolio of plant-based proteins and ingredients.  Pic: Ingredion

Ingredion adds new plant-protein products

By Jim Cornall

Ingredion Incorporated, a global provider of ingredient solutions to the food and beverage industry, has added two new products to its plant-based portfolio produced at its new pea protein manufacturing facility in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

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More evidence links screen time with childhood obesity

By Oliver Morrison

With the food industry under increased pressure to promote healthier diets, address obesity and reduce diet-related diseases, more evidence emerges to suggest environmental factors, specifically screen time and poor sleep, may go hand-in-hand with overconsumption.

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