The coronavirus pandemic should give the food industry increased impetus to make healthier products, according to experts, after an NHS audit in the UK revealed over three quarters (76.5%) of critically ill coronavirus patients are overweight.
Efforts to create synthetic replacements for palm oil are likely to require ‘several years’ of development before they are commercially viable, meaning emphasis should be placed in the ‘immediate’ drive to make existing production more sustainable.
Alcohol-free Nirvana Brewery was born out of a love for craft beer. Three years on, demand for the category has grown ‘massively’, co-founder and director Becky Kean tells FoodNavigator: “People go crazy for it.”
Action on Salt bemoans a ‘shocking truth’ about the salt content and ‘dismal lack of nutritional information available’ in 290 plant-based and vegan meals collected from a total of 45 restaurant, takeaway, fast food and coffee chains.
UK supermarkets that fail to take action to improve the nation’s diet are in danger of losing investor confidence, a report claims. But what responsibility, if any, do supermarkets have in bettering the health of their customers?
The plant-based protein market is set to diverge as it caters to two sets of consumers: those demanding products that mimic meat, and those that want vegetables to be the ‘heroes’ of their plates, panellists told FoodNavigator during a recent webinar...