Latest News in the food Industry

Natural

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

How clean label ingredients affect packaging

28 May 2018

When companies consider ‘cleaning up’ their product labels, they often focus primarily on how to remove or replace certain ingredients – but they should also consider implications for product packaging.

Read more 
Algaia gets €4 million for expansion

Algaia gets €4 million for expansion

25 May 2018

Biomarine company Algaia has announced it will accelerate development and install a new specialty seaweed extract production unit in its Lannilis (Brittany-France) manufacturing facility dedicated to specialty algae extracts.

Read more 
IFIC releases US consumer diet survey results

IFIC releases US consumer diet survey results

24 May 2018

More than one in three U.S. consumers are increasingly averse to carbohydrates and sugar, according to the 13th Annual Food and Health Survey, released by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation.

Read more 
Arjuna Naturals gets turmeric extract patent

Arjuna Naturals gets turmeric extract patent

16 May 2018

BCM-95, a high-potency turmeric extract developed and manufactured by Arjuna Naturals, has been granted a patent for “composition for use in treatment” by the European Patent Office (EPO).

Read more 
Roquette expands Tokyo technical service centre

Roquette expands Tokyo technical service centre

16 May 2018

Plant-based ingredients company Roquette has announced the expansion of its Food Customer Technical Service Center (CTS) in Tokyo to respond to a local increasing demand in personalized nutrition.

Read more 
Discovery could revolutionise omega-3 understanding

Discovery could revolutionise omega-3 understanding

15 May 2018

A major discovery that could “revolutionise” the understanding of omega-3 production in the ocean has been made by an international team of scientists led by the University of Stirling.

Read more 
FAO reports April food prices flat vs. March

FAO reports April food prices flat vs. March

8 May 2018

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 173.5 points in April 2018, nearly unchanged from March but up 2.7% from the corresponding period last year.

Read more 
Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

Study shows Echishield enhances immune function

7 May 2018

A new study is said to indicate that Echishield, an-all natural echinacea ingredient, enhances immune function, restoring stress-induced changes to levels similar to those in healthy controls.

Read more 
Zukán offers tailored sugar-reduction solutions

Zukán offers tailored sugar-reduction solutions

3 May 2018

Food and drink makers increasingly are cutting sugars from their products, but there is a balance to be struck between health and the pleasure of eating, says Spanish sweeteners specialist.

Read more 
Engaging with the Instagram generation

Engaging with the Instagram generation

3 May 2018

Colourful, exotic and unusual foods are on the rise as a growing number of consumers look for food experiences they can share on social media.

Read more 
Cocoa Barometer 2018 report published

Cocoa Barometer 2018 report published

26 Apr 2018

“Current approaches will not solve the problem at scale. Companies and governments need to acknowledge the urgency, and make a change. Efforts that cover less than 50% cannot be called ‘solutions’.”

Read more 
Prota, Chr. Hansen partner on peanut allergy

Prota, Chr. Hansen partner on peanut allergy

25 Apr 2018

Prota Therapeutics has partnered with Chr. Hansen to assess what is said to be the world’s best documented probiotic strain, LGG, in a Phase III clinical trial to develop a treatment for peanut allergy.

Read more