Kerry Taste & Nutrition has developed a naturally sourced soluble dietary fibre ingredient – designed for use in the manufacture of white bread products – that ticks a number of boxes, including the nutritional and functional advantages of gum acacia,...
The EFSA has given the green light on a Novel Foods application from Baïa Food for its ‘Dried Miracle Berry’ (DMB) ingredient. We caught up with the Spanish start-up to learn more about its innovative approach to sugar reduction.
Researchers at Action on Salt are demanding a restriction on the use of what it calls misleading nutrition claims on HFSS products after its new data revealed seemingly ‘healthy’ snacks contain often higher salt levels than crisps and flavoured nuts.
New legislation including ban on TV advertisements for HFSS food before 9pm – and a complete ban on online adverts - is being considered by ministers as study reveals fresh evidence between obesity and risk of catching COVID-19.
Grains fermented with Propionibacterium freudenreichii – the bacteria usually used as a ripening culture in Swiss-type cheese -- have enough vitamin B12 to be nutritionally significant and could potentially be cheaper than fortification, according to...
A new multi-centre study in mice has explained the mechanism behind how excessive consumption of fructose can 'overwhelm' the gut and lead to fatty liver disease, revealing the importance of fructose consumption timing.
Mount Mayon wants to bring Filipino snack the pili nut to the world. The company believes its unique processing technique, award-winning flavours and impressive health credentials will mean this nut can crack the healthy snacking market.
This week's round-up of the hottest products hitting the shelves in Europe features a new bite-size protein snack based on a traditional Swedish recipe, a hot gin cocktail and the UK's first CBD infused sports drink.
UK start-up Pep & Lekker launched in 2016 in response to the overly processed nature of vegan alternatives on the market. Three years on, we hear from co-founder Susan Gafsen on her motivation for starting the business and where she sees the market...
Satisfied Snacks sits at the valuable intersection of technology-driven innovation and mega-trends around health and flavour. We speak to founder Dr. Heather Daniell about how she is meeting demand for healthy, convenient and tasty snacks.
Protein-added treats are muscling into the confectionery category, but are these alternatives to traditional ice creams and chocolate bars ‘healthy’? FoodNavigator speaks with Mars Wrigley, Jim Buddy’s, and the British Nutrition Foundation.
The rise of nutritionalism – focusing on nutrient content rather than the whole food – has created a ‘nutritional cacophony’ that leaves people confused. Nutritionist Bernard Lavallée explains how manufacturers can create healthy processed foods.
Tickles’ Pickles makes naturally fermented Korean kimchi and Persian torshi that are packed with healthy vegetables and live cultures. “Naturally fermented pickles are great snacking food,” says its founder.
The food industry's Evolved Nutrition Label (ENL) showed "inconsistent" results across food categories, and even appeared to nudge consumers towards choosing more chocolate spread than no label at all in a 25,000-strong study.
From a nutritious (and cheap) flour made from the by-product of tofu production to sugar, beer and biodegradable plastic made from almond husks, 'waste' is a dirty word in today's food industry. FoodNavigator found out more at this year's...
The process of making corn flakes strips maize of its healthy phenolic compounds and tocopherols, meaning fortification with additives is the best solution to make corn products healthier, scientists have found.
Far from being cocoa's poor cousin, carob powder is the ideal ingredient for healthy confectionery for kids, mimicking the "shine, snap and silky smooth texture" of milk chocolate without the stimulants caffeine and theobromine, says Supertreats...
Nestlé is top for addressing the double burden of obesity and malnutrition, and while many firms have stepped up efforts, a "disappointing" number have too many unhealthy products in their portfolios, according to the Access to Nutrition Index...
An open letter penned by three leading health and consumer organisations - together with five food companies - calls for the ‘urgent adoption’ of nutrient profiles in the context of the EU health claims framework.
The consultation for a new policy on independence at the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) draws to a close this week and campaigners have told FoodNavigator that the final document won’t be worth the paper it’s written on