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This practical toolkit helps brands to improve food safety

This practical toolkit helps brands to improve food safety

23 Aug 2022

Food safety is one of the biggest challenges facing the global food industry. To combat this issue, companies need to establish strong food safety cultures. This practical guide is designed to help brands progress on their journey to food safety.

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New EU project aiming to create a ‘meat database’ to help map out and improve taste and quality

New EU project aiming to create a ‘meat database’ to help map out and improve taste and quality

22 Aug 2022

A new EU project set up to assess and improve meat quality in the food supply chain plans to create a large database of EU meat. It investigates whether pork and chicken meat from organic livestock farming tastes better than meat from intensive husband...

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Voluntary actions by industry ‘ineffective’ for public health, warns ‘realist review’

Voluntary actions by industry ‘ineffective’ for public health, warns ‘realist review’

19 Aug 2022

Reliance on voluntary actions to control the composition and marketing of unhealthy foods and drinks by industry is not effective and results in weaker regulations in low- and middle- income countries, warn researchers.

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Farm biologicals can make our farming system more sustainable: Rabobank

Farm biologicals can make our farming system more sustainable: Rabobank

18 Aug 2022

Replacing synthetic pesticides with farm biologicals - crop production products from living organisms – may help create a more sustainable farming system, says a recent Rabobank report.

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Healthier products cannot tackle obesity crisis alone, says expert, as Nestlé discontinues non-HFSS Shreddies

Healthier products cannot tackle obesity crisis alone, says expert, as Nestlé discontinues non-HFSS Shreddies

17 Aug 2022

Creating lower-sugar products will “not solve the obesity crisis by itself, especially if these options are so quickly discontinued”, says one expert, as Nestlé withdraws its non-high-fat-high-sugar (HFSS) ‘Shreddies The Simple One’ breakfast cereal af...

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Nestlé launches ‘molecular recycling’ initiative

Nestlé launches ‘molecular recycling’ initiative

16 Aug 2022

Food and beverage giant Nestlé introduces Infrasalience, a molecular recycling project in Africa that converts carbon emissions into water and food-grade bicarbonate of soda.

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Capri Sun adds monk fruit to US juice drinks to reduce sugar by 40%

Capri Sun adds monk fruit to US juice drinks to reduce sugar by 40%

15 Aug 2022

With parents increasingly focusing on reducing their children’s sugar intake, Kraft Heinz is using monk fruit to cut sugar in US Capri Sun products to deliver on both taste and health credentials.

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Drive demand by adding a boost of blue with blueberries

Drive demand by adding a boost of blue with blueberries

15 Aug 2022

Blueberries are an ingredient and flavour consumers recognize and demand. So why not add blueberries to your next innovation?

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Exploring the business benefits of food waste reduction

Exploring the business benefits of food waste reduction

10 Aug 2022

The environmental and human cost of food waste make reduction strategies “one of the most urgent and daunting” challenges to society, but businesses can use the fight on waste to drive additional revenues and profit, according to a report.

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Price sensitivity driving consumer shift to private-label solutions

Price sensitivity driving consumer shift to private-label solutions

9 Aug 2022

Rising inflation and ongoing supply chain issues are driving shoppers to switch to own-label products, with private label outperforming brands in certain categories, say experts.

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Activists sue Turkish government for ‘unconstitutional’ banning of vegan cheese

Activists sue Turkish government for ‘unconstitutional’ banning of vegan cheese

8 Aug 2022

Activists in Turkey have slammed the government’s decision to ban the production and sale of vegan cheese products in the country as unconstitutional, with lawsuits and a 7,200-strong petition under way.

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Chickpea revolution? Companies looking to innovate could face higher prices as global shortage hits

Chickpea revolution? Companies looking to innovate could face higher prices as global shortage hits

5 Aug 2022

From coffee to ice cream, recent product launches demonstrate how companies are betting on chickpea in the plant-based revolution… but could a global shortage scupper innovation?

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