The German federal government has adopted a new nutrition strategy that places increasing plant-based consumption and reducing the intake of products that are high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) at its heart. The reaction has been mixed, with critics suggesting...
While the US is the most developed market for kombucha, the category is growing in Europe with the drink’s natural and functional positioning ready to tap into health and wellness trends. But the evolution of the French, German and UK markets shows the...
An influential advisory group in Germany has urged the government to introduce mandatory climate labels on foodstuffs to display the greenhouse gas emissions of products, as well as for a mandatory roll out of the as yet voluntary NutriScore labelling...
A wine cooperative that considers itself craft? A distillery that embraces mushroom flavours? And a juice company which isn't about juice? Labelled as 'hidden champions', these German companies are trying to do things a bit differently.
World Cocoa Foundation’s annual gathering kicks off in Berlin on Wednesday as The German Initiative on Sustainable Cocoa (GISCO) says it is continuing to monitor progress after its meeting earlier this month in Cologne.
The nationwide strategy, which aims to reduce sugar, fats, and salt content in finished food products to promote healthy eating and reduce obesity levels, has received criticism for its voluntary approach.
German legislators have detailed plans to develop an animal welfare label and promote organic agriculture as part of a deal that could enable the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) to head up a coalition government under Angela Merkel.
The vegetarian and vegan sector continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments in the German food and beverage market, as popular diet choices are supported by an up-tick in product development. What are the best opportunities to grow in the market?
European parents are consistently willing to pay more for organic, says Mintel. Yet while organic claims are common on baby food, they are less used on food and drink aimed at kids. Are manufacturers missing a trick?
Norwegian company Orkla Food Ingredients has, through its wholly owned subsidiary Eisunion GmbH, signed and completed an agreement to purchase 100% of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eis Ludwig Gräbner GmbH (“Eis Gräbner”).
Sales of free-from and organic foods have rocketed in Europe as more and more shoppers spend time looking at labels in order to identify “guilt free” purchases, according to new data from Euromonitor International.