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BENEO focuses on digestive health

BENEO focuses on digestive health

22 Mar 2016

Public awareness of the importance of dietary fibre has been growing in recent decades, notes BENEO, and consumers are increasingly seeking out convenient food and drink that deliver it

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Imitation products: where to draw the line?

Imitation products: where to draw the line?

24 Nov 2015

Earlier this year I noticed a commercial for concentrated syrup in a bottle with a dispensing pump: interesting, different, distinguishing! But… at the same time I had a different thought: “doesn’t this look a lot like those dispensing pumps for liquid...

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Protein innovation set to continue!

Protein innovation set to continue!

24 Nov 2015

High protein products continue to be launched across a range of food and drink categories. Consequently, novel protein ingredients are emerging to meet the demand from manufacturers for innovative solutions for protein fortification in...

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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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