Givaudan has shrugged off concern that food price inflation could dent its outlook, insisting that ‘natural hedges’ mean the ingredient supplier can meet consumer needs, even when shopping budgets are squeezed.
The European Food Safety Authority was asked to review the link between sugar consumption and various diseases. The results are in: “Based on the risk of developing chronic metabolic diseases and dental caries, the intake of added and free sugars should...
The European Commission has approved the use of Sweegen’s non-GMO Signature Bestevia Rebaudioside M (Reb M) for use in food and beverages. “We are opening the doors for product developers to explore a new toolkit for sugar reduction across all products...
Food and drink brands will play a lead role in growing the preventative nutrition sector. However, new research from Sagentia Innovation stresses technical and regulatory complexities need to be taken into account.
Researchers at the KU Leuven university in Belgium have obtained an innovation grant from the Flemish Agency for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (VLAIO) to test and develop a new unsaturated fat which they claim remains solid at room temperature.
Taste and nutrition company Kerry has conducted new research into consumer expectations around sustainability in the food and beverage sector. The ‘really surprising results’ are in: Consumers ‘positioned sustainability as a must-have rather than a differentiator’.
While ‘small improvements’ have been made to improve the health credentials of cereal and yoghurt marketed to children in the UK, a fresh report from The Food Foundation suggests much more can be done…and faster.