Protein is a critical nutrient for building and maintaining muscle, and new research published in the January edition of The Journal of Nutrition has found that eating an even amount of protein at each meal throughout the day might be better than the...
Leyered or otherwise uneven distribution of salt is a 'powerful strategy' to compensate for salt reduction in hot snack foods, and will help manufactures design healthier products while optimising taste, say researchers.
Children’s familiarity with snack foods influences how full they feel after eating them, according to a new study from psychologists at the University of Bristol. The research, which could have important implications for remedying childhood over-eating,...
Global demand for functional additives and barrier coatings for plastic packaging is forecast to grow by 4.3 per cent in the five years from 2009 to reach US$752m by 2014, according to Pira International.
A new touch screen control panel (HMI) ensures easy and hygienic operation of multihead weighers for the handling of wet food products including fresh, frozen and prepared meat products as well as ready meals, claims Bilwinco.
The frozen foods market is showing signs of a revival in the tough economic climate, with indications that consumers are switching back from higher-priced chilled foods to frozen alternatives in order to save costs and reduce waste.
A workshop convened by the FSA has identified some food categories
for action on portion sizes, as a report finds that some products
sold in the UK may have increased in size over the last 15-20
The ready meals market is anything but on its way out, as
manufacturers tap into healthy trends and revitalise products once
seen as favoured by 'couch potatoes' and people with no time to pay
attention to proper healthy...
European consumers are increasingly skipping meals at home and
instead opting to snack or eat in restaurants, a trend that is set
to continue on the back of hectic lifestyles, says a new report by
Britain's Northern Foods has posted a first-half profit rise of 5.8
per cent, following the introduction of a company-wide 'Get Fit'
streamlining campaign to drive profit margins and rationalise
Reporting good sales and profits growth in the first six months of
2005, ingredients and food products maker Kerry said today it is
still on the prowl for what it describes as further"bolt-on"
Legislation governing the production and marketing of products
aimed specifically at Russian children needs to be completely
overhauled or the nation could face serious health problems in the
future, suggests new research, Angela...