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Unilever publicly discloses palm oil supply chain: ‘You can’t outsource your responsibilities,’ says Polman

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 13:12
Unilever has become the first consumer goods company to publicly disclose all the suppliers and mills it buys palm oil from, both directly and indirectly, it says.

Thew Arnott launches corn protein film for nuts in Europe

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 13:11
Specialist ingredients company Thew Arnott has partnered with Flo Chemical to launch Flo Zein to the European market.

Brexit puts food ‘at heart of government’, Gove claims

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 12:25
UK food and environment minister Michael Gove says that the government is placing food strategy at âthe heartâ of policy, a move the Brexiteer links to the strengthened autonomy Parliament will have following the UKâs exit from the European Union.

France confirms 2022 cage ban for shell eggs

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 11:29
France will ban eggs laid by battery cage hens and sold in supermarkets by 2022, the agriculture minister confirmed this week, however the ban will not apply to ingredient eggs used in processed products.

‘Dairy proteins have whey more uses in tackling disease’ Food Protein Vision speaker says

Tue, 20/02/2018 - 06:00
With more people reducing consumption of animal-derived foods, could abandoning dairy proteins mean throwing away health benefits that could aid in tackling chronic diseases?

IOI, Kerry support palm oil smallholders

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 15:33
Ingredients suppliers IOI Loders Croklaan and Kerry Group have partnered with Wild Asia and the Fortuna Palm Oil Mill in Sabah to implement a three-year small growers support program.

Brexit report calls for food industry support

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 15:20
The UK government must start investing in measures to support the food and farming sectors in case it fails to secure a free trade agreement with the EU, a parliamentary committee has warned.

Britons underestimate calorie intake by one-third

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 14:52
UK adults typically eat significantly more calories than they realise, new data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) suggests.

Abakus Foods brings 'extremely versatile' superfruit jujubes to the West

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 12:07
Jujubes are a nutritious superfruit with caramel flavour notes that are "extremely versatile" and ideal for bakery, confectionery and dairy products as well as beverages, says the CEO and founder of Abakus Foods.

Sat-fat diet harms the mind as well as the body: Mouse data

Mon, 19/02/2018 - 08:51
Excessive consumption of saturated fat could result in anxiety and depression, according to new research in mice.

‘The incline has become steeper’: Nestlé’s uphill battle to grow

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:53
Swiss food giant Nestlà concedes that it is facing an uphill battle to deliver organic growth in the face of the âchanging consumerâ.

Foodwatch: Lactalis scandal is one too many

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 14:49
The producer, supermarkets, public authorities and laboratories have âfailed the consumerâ in the Lactalis infant formula contamination scandal, according to foodwatch.

Intermarché supermarket adds NutriScore to 1,300 products

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 13:37
Intermarchà will add the NutriScore nutrition logo to 1,300 of its private label products. "NutriScore should be the only nutrition label on the shelves," it said yesterday.

Plant-based diets could save ‘billions’ in healthcare costs

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 13:00
The UK government could save âbillionsâ of pounds in healthcare costs if more people switched to a plant-based diet, new research suggests.

Valio pledges sugar and salt cut

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 11:38
Finnish dairy and snack company Valio wants to reduce the salt and sugar in its products.

‘Hotspot’ food groups make up nearly 50% of waste retail costs, study finds

Fri, 16/02/2018 - 06:00
Seven types of fruit and vegetable account for almost 50% of food waste costs, not just in economic terms but also quantity and climate impact, says a team looking into Swedish retail practices.

Overhaul health claims to tackle ‘unhelpful’ EU regulations

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 14:40
Nutrition industry professionals are increasingly dissatisfied with the European Unionâs âunhelpfulâ regulatory framework, with rules governing health claims flagged as a particularly thorny issue, a new survey reveals.

Danes set ‘record’ for organic consumption

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 14:12
The organic sector accounts for almost 10% of Danish food sales and, with opportunity fuelling innovation, Denmarkâs organic food makers believe they are uniquely poised for global success.

Plant-based diet improves diabetes markers in overweight adults: study

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 14:08
A vegan diet improves insulin sensitivity and beta-cell function in overweight adults with no previous history of diabetes, reveals a new study in Nutrients.

Clean label pectin can shorten ingredient list, says DuPont

Thu, 15/02/2018 - 13:26
DuPont's pectin for reduced-sugar jams, fruit spreads and ice creams can clean up labels by removing the need for calcium salts, it says.

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