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Breakfast is Booming

Breakfast is Booming

24 Nov 2015

Eating on the go continues to be one of the leading trends targeted by the food and drinks industry as formal meal patterns and increasingly busy lifestyles have brought about something of a revolution in the format and content of our diets. Nearly al...

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Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

Growing ingredient: Why seaweed is the new kale- health conscious consumers driving demand

20 Nov 2015

Currently the global seaweed industry is estimated to be worth over $6 billion, of which $5 billion is attributed to human consumption. Six million tonnes of wet seaweed is harvested worldwide per annum.

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Vegetables get more popular

Vegetables get more popular

20 Nov 2015

It seems that everybody agrees that the only food that is actually healthy and that everyone should eat more of are vegetables. Yet, at the same time, almost no-one consumes the daily recommended amount of vegetables. This is especiall...

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Green Light for Vegetables

Green Light for Vegetables

20 Nov 2015

A key trend in healthy eating in recent years has been the move to increase the fruit and vegetable content of our diets, with a particular focus on children’s consumption levels. While increasing fruit consumption has been less ...

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Globesity. We have the technology  – what’s the missing ingredient?

Globesity. We have the technology – what’s the missing ingredient?

16 Nov 2015

Obesity, fat’s new frontier – 1 billion people will be obese by 2030. The world is getting fatter faster. Fat is being labelled the new tobacco…. It’s sugar, it’s fat, it’s when they are both combined, or it&rsq...

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The Food Industry is Missing a Billion Dollar Trick When it Comes to the Ageing Population

The Food Industry is Missing a Billion Dollar Trick When it Comes to the Ageing Population

16 Nov 2015

Lauren Bandy, Senior Nutrition Analyst at Euromonitor International
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See Lauren Bandy take part in an interactive panel discussion on Day 2 of Fi Europe: http://www.figloba...

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Take the Discovery Tours at this year’s FIE in Paris

Take the Discovery Tours at this year’s FIE in Paris

12 Nov 2015


Food Ingredients Europe (FIE) is fast approaching! To help you get the most from your time at this hugely informative event, there are six Discovery Tours focusing on specific areas of interest in the food and beverage industry. Take a tour ...

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Healthy choices driving innovation in snacking globally

Healthy choices driving innovation in snacking globally

12 Nov 2015

Even though health is often not a key driver in snacks purchasing and consumption decisions, manufacturers continue to position products on health platforms of various kinds, from the passive, such as low-fat, low-calorie, natural, etc., to the active,...

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Can we safely use recycled plastic as food contact material?

Can we safely use recycled plastic as food contact material?

12 Nov 2015

At the NVC Netherlands Packaging Centre we receive questions about food contact materials legislation on a regular basis. The European Union laws in this field are extensive but in general reasonably clear.

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All aboard the almond train

All aboard the almond train

12 Nov 2015

Carly Wood explains why almonds are the go-to ingredient for new product development…

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Colouring Foodstuffs Threaten Natural Colour Dominance

Colouring Foodstuffs Threaten Natural Colour Dominance

12 Nov 2015

John George, Ingredients Analyst at Euromonitor International See John George Speak at Day 0 ‘Natural Colour and Colouring Foods 2015’ at Fi Europe -http://www.figlobal.com/fieurope/conference/day0

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Consumer Misgivings Could Derail Caramel Colours

Consumer Misgivings Could Derail Caramel Colours

12 Nov 2015

John George, Ingredients Analyst See John George Speak at Day 0 ‘Natural Colour and Colouring Foods 2015’ at Fi Europe -http://www.figlobal.com/fieurope/conference/day0

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