17 December 2020
DuPont’s new ingredients are keeping yoghurt innovation alive and healthy
DuPont has announced the launch of a new line of ingredients under the name ‘Virslik’, a processing aid that delivers a ‘desirable texture’ and ‘clean taste’.
19 November 2020
Unilever targets growth in vegan food as a key strategy in the coming years
Unilever aims to boost annual sales of plant-based products to EUR1bn ($1.2bn) by 2027. The firm has declared the target, which represents a fivefold increase on current numbers as ‘scary’...
2 November 2020
Coca-Cola launches canned dashi soup in Japan
Coca-Cola has recently collaborated with the Japanese food manufacturer Kikkoman to offer the traditional dashi soup in a can format, to cater to consumers seeking convenient and minimally human-handled, packaged...
12 August 2019
US food labelling bill looks to reduce confusion and food waste
If passed, the bill represents an important step forward in improving consumer awareness about the optimal shelf life of a product.
1 August 2019
WHO warning over sugar in baby food is wake-up call for manufacturers
A recently published study by the World Health Organization (WHO) has reported alarming levels of hidden sugars in commercially prepared baby food.
24 May 2019
Meal kits may be greener than most people realise
A study conducted by the University of Michigan found that meal kits actually have a much lower carbon footprint compared with supermarket-bought meals when every step in the process is...
28 February 2019
Kraft Heinz Company faces new challenges after disappointing results
Disappointing financial results reveal weaknesses inside one of the world’s biggest food producers as threats to business success mount.
20 December 2018
Learning the hard way: Mars’ Goodness Knows
Mars has decided to discontinue its fruit and nut snack bar Goodness Knows from the UK market 18 months since its release.
7 December 2018
Are meal replacement drinks coming back into focus?
The recent expansion of the NHS’s Type 2 Diabetes reversal plan, which is reliant on nutritionally balanced meal replacement drinks, could put the spotlight back on them as a choice...
20 August 2018
Monsanto verdict shines spotlight on glyphosate residue in food
A San Francisco state court jury has awarded Lee Johnson – a former school groundskeeper suffering from terminal cancer – $39 million for his losses and $250 million to punish...