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Canadean announces top trends for 2015

Canadean announces top trends for 2015

12 Dec 2014

As the end of 2014 draws near, market researcher Canadean has forecast the top trends which will influence consumer behaviour in 2015, and provided an insight into how it believes manufacturers and marketers can target these evolving consumer needs to ...

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Charity welcomes new allergy labelling rules

Charity welcomes new allergy labelling rules

12 Dec 2014

Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease has welcomed a new EU regulation on allergen labelling in catering outlets and for retailers from 13 December 2014, as providing more certainty for people with coeliac disease in managing...

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DSM recognised for sustainability

DSM recognised for sustainability

11 Dec 2014

The State of New Jersey has announced that DSM, with its North American headquarters in Parsippany, NJ, is a winner of the 2014 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award in the Healthy & Sustainable Business category. DSM and others were hono...

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Medical foods will be worth $13.34bn by 2018

Medical foods will be worth $13.34bn by 2018

11 Dec 2014

Medical foods are often confused with dietary supplements and functional foods that are neither targeted for specific disease conditions nor require medical supervision for product administration, according to Frost & Sullivan. While regulations in...

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Cargill inaugurates Indonesia cocoa processing facility

Cargill inaugurates Indonesia cocoa processing facility

11 Dec 2014

  Food and beverage manufacturers seeking to meet the growing demand amongst Asian consumers for chocolate and cocoa products will benefit from a greater availability of high quality cocoa powders following the inauguration of Cargill’s cocoa proc...

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Naturex opens Chile sales office

Naturex opens Chile sales office

11 Dec 2014

Naturex is strengthening its position in Latin America in response to growing local demand for natural ingredients, the company said. Following the January 2014 acquisition of Chile Botanics and its factory in Linares, the group is now opening a sales ...

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Fonterra to study report into WPC recall

Fonterra to study report into WPC recall

10 Dec 2014

Fonterra Chief Executive Theo Spierings has acknowledged the release of the New Zealand government’s final report into last year’s whey protein concentrate precautionary recall. “Food safety and quality are our number one priority,” he said. “At ...

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FAO: food prices stabilise

FAO: food prices stabilise

10 Dec 2014

  » The FAO Food Price Index averaged 192.6 points in November 2014, virtually unchanged from October, but 13 points (6.4%) below November 2013. While the price indices of both cereals and vegetable oils rose last month, they fell markedly in the ...

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Magic Leaves

Magic Leaves

28 Nov 2014

Sometimes, the most terrible problems have unexpected solutions. For example: in the tropics, there is a miraculous tree whose leaves are extremely nutritious. The leaves of the moringa tree contain more vitamins and minerals than most natural food we ...

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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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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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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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