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Cutting Food Waste: a Dream?

Cutting Food Waste: a Dream?

15 Sep 2014

Isn’t it frustrating for you, dear reader, as an executive, an important cog in the food industry, to see between 20 and 75% of what you stand for being wasted? The purpose of the food and beverage industry is to meet the needs of the consumer. It is b...

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Natural Good Taste

Natural Good Taste

8 Sep 2014

The flavours sector represents one of the largest within the global food additives market and the use of flavouring compounds is widespread as manufacturers continue to search for appealing new taste experiences. Sweet flavours, particularly those that...

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Cleaning up Colours

Cleaning up Colours

4 Sep 2014

The ‘Southampton 6 report’ from McCann et al (2007) highlighted potential issues relating to hyperactivity in children and suggested correlation to the use of six artificial colours: sunset yellow (E 110), quinoline yellow (E 104), carmoisine (E 122), ...

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Cochineal Sets an Example to us All

Cochineal Sets an Example to us All

1 Sep 2014

If we look at history, the aesthetic aspects of food were not a major consideration until relatively recently, and began to change fundamentally with the onset of the Industrial Revolution. (Today, for example, a Spanish paella rice dish would be unacc...

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Finally…. Government Opinions Catching Up with the Science

Finally…. Government Opinions Catching Up with the Science

25 Aug 2014

It was a good month for omega-3s last month when the European Food Safety Authority published its “Scientific Opinion on health benefits of seafood (fish and shellfish) consumption in relation to health risks associated with exposure to methylmercury” ...

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Five a Day Won’t Stop the Body Rusting Away Through Oxidation – but Antioxidants can Blast Those Free Radicals Way

Five a Day Won’t Stop the Body Rusting Away Through Oxidation – but Antioxidants can Blast Those Free Radicals Way

5 Aug 2014

The human body rusts in the same way that a bicycle does if it is left outside and unprotected from the rain. The oxygen in the air combines with the metal, and rust forms through a process called oxidation. This rusting process also occurs in every ho...

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What is Smart Packaging?

What is Smart Packaging?

12 Nov 2013

Smart packaging has been a trending topic for years now. It comes with many names – it can also be called intelligent packaging, interactive packaging or active packaging – or combinations of these. Smart packaging is about clever ways to package...

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Callebaut: 2011 Fi Europe Excellence Awards Winner

Callebaut: 2011 Fi Europe Excellence Awards Winner

10 Sep 2013

At the last Fi Europe Excellence Awards in 2011, Barry Callebaut won the Confectionery Innovation of the Year Excellence Award.  On top of that, Terra Cacao chocolate was selected as the Most Innovative Food Ingredient. Winning this award made it possi...

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Diabetic Breakfasts – A Key Focus of New Product Development

Diabetic Breakfasts – A Key Focus of New Product Development

25 Jun 2013

Almost 350 million people in the world have diabetes, and selecting the right foods to adequately manage the disease is a daily chore for many, particularly where breakfast is concerned. What is required are breakfast options for this demographic that ...

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Strategies of the Probiotics Industry

Strategies of the Probiotics Industry

17 Jun 2013

The probiotics market is thriving, and will continue to thrive, because consumer acceptance and knowledge outweighs the difficulties of obtaining official approval for claims. Today’s hectic lifestyle is increasingly linked to digestive health issues. ...

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Increasingly, Cereal is Sharing the Fiber Spotlight with Other Products

Increasingly, Cereal is Sharing the Fiber Spotlight with Other Products

10 Jun 2012

The US cereal market should be buoyed by consumers’ attitudes towards food and eating habits. Sixty-five percent of adults aged 18+ agree that they are trying to include more fiber in their diets and 46% consider “nutritional value” to be the most impo...

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Are Omega-3s Poised For Growth in Europe Again?

Are Omega-3s Poised For Growth in Europe Again?

5 Jun 2012

Growth rates in the European nutritional market have fallen during the past few years and omega-3s are certainly no exception to this trend. In a report commissioned by GOED, Frost & Sullivan estimated that consumption in Europe is only going to increa...

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