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How to Survive a Media Interview

How to Survive a Media Interview

27 Nov 2014

Paid and free media interviews are essential exhibitor tools at trade shows such as Hi Europe. While paid media interviews help exhibitors stand out in the crowd and drive booth traffic, free media interviews during the show can do the trick—and can ca...

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Colouring Foodstuffs – Clarifying Their Clean Label Contribution

Colouring Foodstuffs – Clarifying Their Clean Label Contribution

25 Nov 2014

While consumers are now tending to approach the term “natural” with more caution with the realisation that there is no legal definition of what it actually means, there is still considerable interest in clean-label, “all-natural” and additive/preservat...

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Top Gluten-free Opportunities for 2014 and Beyond

Top Gluten-free Opportunities for 2014 and Beyond

25 Nov 2014

Gluten-free food continues to boom, with global value sales almost doubling over 2008-2013 – and it is not going to stop there. Further growth will be propelled by the fact that these products are increasingly aimed at “gluten-reducers” rather than str...

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Sustainably Healthy -Protein

Sustainably Healthy -Protein

25 Nov 2014

Ingredients are becoming increasingly more sustainable. Aiming for both a maximum yield and a minimum strain on the environment, as well as the market demand for healthy food, dairy companies are continuously searching for whey proteins that can contri...

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Protein: It’s Not That Simple

Protein: It’s Not That Simple

24 Nov 2014

Protein has become more than just a recommended part of meals and a shortcut to building muscle; its links to satiety have implicated it in weight management, and protein has now become the foundation of many diet plans. Attention to when protein shoul...

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10 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know about the European Omega-3 Industry

10 Interesting Things You Didn’t Know about the European Omega-3 Industry

18 Nov 2014

As you may have experienced in the past, trade shows often become more of a meeting place to connect with customers and prospects, with less time to be out walking the aisles and attending seminars.  Understanding market changes and trending can add im...

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European Consumers Await Next Generation Functional Dairy Drinks

European Consumers Await Next Generation Functional Dairy Drinks

17 Nov 2014

The European dairy industry has operated in a challenging regulatory environment in recent years as the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) worked its way through a series of health claim dossiers for functional products. A high level of uncertainty ...

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Health, Wealth and Peace to all Men

Health, Wealth and Peace to all Men

17 Nov 2014

Have you seen the film Miss Congeniality with Sandra Bullock? My favourite actress plays an FBI agent who poses as a beauty pageant contestant. She impresses the judges with self defence tactics and pleads for “harsher punishment for parole violators…”...

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Protein Power Packs a Punch

Protein Power Packs a Punch

17 Nov 2014

Interest in protein content and high protein products is continuing to grow across the food and drinks market, despite the fact that most North American and European consumers already have more than enough protein in their diets.  This has been driven ...

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Yogurt, the Rock Star of Dairy Products

Yogurt, the Rock Star of Dairy Products

14 Nov 2014

Okay, maybe I should explain the title. You could say: “Why yogurt? Look at China. It is milk that is ‘rocking’ in China” – and you’d be right. The Chinese bring a carton of pasteurised milk as a gift to a party where Europeans give a bottle of wine. Y...

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Sowing the Seeds of Change in Bread

Sowing the Seeds of Change in Bread

11 Nov 2014

Bread has an image problem. Across Europe, a significant proportion of consumers (as high as 48% in the UK and Italy) state that bread is not an option for those trying to lose weight and even more (54% in Italy and 48% in the UK and Spain) believe sli...

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Much Potential, but Supply Situation Tough for Teff

Much Potential, but Supply Situation Tough for Teff

11 Nov 2014

Teff is an eager contender in the line-up of “heritage” supergrains, and it has much to offer. Replete with nutrients, the right kind of starch and devoid of gluten, it keys into several prominent dietary trends at once. But why is it still not widely ...

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