In findings that could further our understanding of the development of human taste and smell receptors, and help address the problem of ‘food-fussiness’ when weaning, researchers took 4D ultrasound scans of 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies...
The clean label ingredients market is witnessing continued growth, with evidence suggesting clean labels increase consumer willingness to pay a higher price point and build loyalty. FoodNavigator digs down into the trend to profile what categories and...
Little Freddie’s is launching the UK’s first baby food pouch carrying the OPRL label intended for home recycling. The baby food brand’s sustainability manager, Nicola Smith, talks us through the new flexible packaging.
The UK-based organic baby and toddler food brand has unveiled 29 new products and two new ranges: Baby Meals and Organix Kids, which will be introduced initially in Asda and the Organix Online Shop. It is also bringing further additions to its current...
The British Dental Association has warned that what it calls ‘obscene’ levels of sugar in popular baby food pouches underline the need for wide-ranging government action across the early years’ food and drink sector.
Eurostar Commodities said the global shortage of rice flour – caused by the ‘perfect storm’ of factors like COVID, Brexit and supply chain challenges – will likely lead to price increases in many everyday food staples.
Fats and oils specialist Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) has unveiled a new premium lipid ingredient for baby formula which it claims allows manufacturers to get closer than ever before to the gold standard of mother’s milk.
The baby food brand says it will make 100% of its packaging widely recyclable by 2024 and completely eliminate palm oil from its products by 2021. FoodNavigator spoke to Ella’s Kitchen about its future plans in sustainability, B Corp initiatives, and...
Danone has taken a minority stake in organic baby food maker Yooji via its investment arm Danone Manifesto Ventures (DMV). FoodNavigator catches up with Yooji and DMV to find out what benefits the tie-up brings.
Sales of UK baby food have taken a hit a hit as 83% of parents opt for homemade food, according to Mintel data - but premium-positioned products and adult-friendly flavours could be a beacon of light, it says.
only 1/3 objections tabled were backed by the ENVI Committee
Demand for baby food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has grown phenomenally over the past few years, with growth expected to spiral over the next three years, a new report has suggested.
UK infant food manufacturers have insisted their products are safe and comply with all regulations, said the sector’s trade body in response to a study this week that raised concerns over levels of trace elements in some products.
Royal Numico reported an impressive 13.4 per cent growth for the
third quarter, inviting speculation of a possible takeover as rival
companies are attracted to its portfolio of lucrative baby food
The UK Food Standards Agency announced this week that it is
currently consulting on two proposals to amend the European
Directives on infant foods and baby foods proposed by the European
Commission earlier this year.