7 January 2019
Sugar consumption is on the rise for children, as well as obesity rates, and products such as biscuits and confectionery are a likely target for expanding a sugar tax levy...
26 December 2018
The Dutch Advertising Authority has ruled that food and drink manufacturers can only use claims of “no added sugar” on products where no refined sugar or other sugar-containing ingredients have...
27 November 2018
As soon as the process is perfected, clean meat will disrupt all stages of meat production and retail.
10 October 2018
Sometimes it takes an outsider to speak the truth. Activist investor Dan Loeb won’t win any popularity contests at Campbell Soup Company, but he hit a bull’s eye when he...
14 September 2018
The expression ‘what goes around, comes around’ can aptly apply to the moment the beleaguered, scandal-scarred French dairy giant Lactalis announced the EUR740m (US$860.1m) acquisition of South African-based pharmaceutical giant...
20 August 2018
Iceland has become the first supermarket chain in the UK to sell plastic-free chewing gum.
30 July 2018
The extreme prolonged summer weather experienced around the world is having an impact that makes the concept of climate change more real for producers through to consumers, highlighting ways in...
24 July 2018
Until recently Nestlé and local dairy firm GCMMF had a virtual stranglehold on the Indian baby milks market, but other multinationals have now begun to eye the market.
26 June 2018
Consumer interest in probiotics had been growing over the last few years but will it start dwindling due to doubts about their efficacy?
13 April 2018
In a surprise move, the State-owned Citic Group is to take a 25% stake in Hong-Kong based Ausnutria Dairy Corporation (Ausnutria), one of the leading local suppliers of infant formula...