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Portugal to set mandatory maximum salt levels in bread

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 14:54
Portugal will set mandatory maximum levels for salt in bread, with incrementally increasing targets over the next four years.

Patent-pending botanical blend cleans up lipid emulsion labels

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 13:59
Naturex has launched a patent-pending blend of rosemary and spinach extracts that can replace the synthetic antioxidant ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) in lipid emulsions, such as mayonnaise or salad dressings.

Edlong showcases dairy-free range at IFT

Mon, 23/07/2018 - 08:50
Illinois-based Edlong showcased a handful of its 250+ dairy-free flavors at the IFT expo last week, highlighting a national trend in consumer demand for vegan options.

'We still have a lot of work to do as an industry; it's a whole ecosystem we need to build' : DSM on personalised nutrition

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 17:25
Personalised nutrition needs a collaborative approach from industry because there is still a lot to develop and no single company has all the capabilities, says DSM's president of human nutrition and health.

JUST takes its plant-based scrambled egg alternative Just Egg to Europe

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 16:56
JUST (formerly Hampton Creek) has struck a deal with Italian egg producer and distributor Eurovo Group to bring its plant-based scrambled egg alternative Just Egg to consumers across Europe, and says it is also in talks with CPG companies interested in using its mung bean protein isolate â the core ingredient in Just Egg - in a range of other food products.

'A perfect fit' for plant-based products: Chuta nuts are coming to Europe

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 14:45
Mexican chuta is a little-known nut with a healthy oil and high protein content, and German company JatroSolutions aims to commercialise it as "a perfect fit" to the plant protein movement.

Reaction as Mondelēz  to launch 30% less sugar Cadbury bar

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 14:02
Mondelēz  International has announced plans to launch a 30% less sugar Cadbury Dairy Milk next year but some consumers are taking to social media to air their grievances.

Unilever, Findus, Green Yard recalls

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 13:33
Additional products continued to be pulled from the shelves as part of Green Yard Food's pan-European recall of frozen vegetables produced at its Hungarian facility.

Clash or compromise: Can consumer demands and responsible food ever match?

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 13:15
Consumers want clean, healthy food. But are companies providing it and what if demands for clean food are in direct conflict with food safety or sustainability? Four industry stakeholders debated the issue at this week's IFT in Chicago.

French probe calls for stricter food safety controls in wake of Lactalis affair

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 12:07
French Members of Parliament tasked with investigating the failings that contributed to the Salmonella outbreak traced to Lactalis infant formula in 2017 have made a raft of suggestions that could see the country introduce stricter food safety checks.

Europe still lags behind US in dairy alternatives while LATAM dairy surges

Fri, 20/07/2018 - 08:49
Latin America is one of the fastest growing global markets for dairy, with sales at $430bn in 2017, while Europe sales decline, according to Cargill.

'A better shopping experience' for allergy sufferers: Asda partners with Foodmaestro to personalise e-commerce

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 14:00
Asda, the UK arm of retail giant Wal-Mart, is introducing a personalised online nutritional search to its e-commerce offering to make it easier for consumers with allergies or special dietary requirements to buy groceries online.

'A huge economic and technical challenge': Mosa Meat CEO on scaling cultured meat production

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 10:10
Dutch cultured meat group Mosa Meat plans to bring in-vitro meat to the market by 2021. FoodNavigator speaks to the companyâs CEO, Peter Verstrate, about the challenge ahead.

Nestlé back in RSPO, pledged to achieve 100% RSPO certified palm oil in five years’ time

Thu, 19/07/2018 - 03:31
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) had reinstated Nestlà S.A.âs membership and certificates on Monday (16 July).

Dairy alternatives continue to make inroads with consumers around globe, Cargill finds

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 17:45
New consumer research from Cargill has implications for formulators of functional foods, sports nutrition products and dairy products. Dairy ingredients are generally in decline, while plant-based alternatives are filling in the gaps.

Retail, personalised nutrition and health: John Lewis connects the industry dots

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 16:47
UK personalised nutrition firms Kafoodle, OME Health and Best in Bag are named as shortlisted finalists in John Lewisâ retail tech innovation programme, which this year followed a health and wellbeing theme.

Mediterranean diet linked to bone health

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 14:32
Eating a Mediterranean diet can help reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis, a new study reveals.

‘Which smart packaging technologies are readily available in 2018’

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 14:00
Amcorâs MaXQ digital system, EVRYTHNG and ScanTrust Internet of Things (IoT), Smartglyph and MagicAdd are just some of the technologies identified by PreScouter research, which has led to readily available smart packaging in 2018.

‘We can achieve a more sustainable rice crop’: Mars, Ebro join forces to advance sustainable rice sourcing

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 10:04
Two of the worldâs largest rice buyers, Mars Foods and Ebro Foods, have launched what they described as an âinnovative joint projectâ to develop sustainable climate-smart rice production in Thailand.

‘Huge growth opportunities for agri-food exports’: How the EU-Japan trade deal will benefit EU food

Wed, 18/07/2018 - 09:27
The European Union and Japan singed a landmark agreement that is expected to boost trade in agri-food products at the EU-Japan Summit in Tokyo yesterday (17 July). FoodNavigator analyses the implications for the European food sector.

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