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Launching a baobab brand is about educating consumers and telling a story, says drink startup

Consumers need to be taught what the ‘unknown’ baobab fruit is, according to beverage newbie Matahi.

Unilever ‘confidence stronger than ever’, says analyst

Unilever management has never sounded so confident – despite sluggish sales growth, says Shore Capital analyst Darren Shirley.

Nutraceuticals: Multi-page labelling on the rise as consumers want more clarity

The demand for multi-page labelling on nutraceuticals is growing as consumers become more concerned about the content and origins of the products, according to a labelling firm.

Around a third of consumers want high-fiber white bread, finds Sensus

UK consumers are interested in healthier baked goods high in fiber but low in sugar and calories, particularly high-fiber white bread, according to a survey.

Food manufacturing oscars

Step change in food firms’ environmental initiatives

Food and drink manufacturers are transforming their impact on the environment and the entries for this year’s Food Manufacturing Excellence Awards (FMEAs) reflect this, according to food industry consultant Jean Feord.

We want you: Scientific committee calls for cutting edge science at Probiota 2015

A newly established scientific committee are set to assess cutting edge research for the Probiota 2015 Scientific Frontiers poster session. Don’t miss your chance to present as entries close on November 7.

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‘Too early to declare victory’ with Coca-Cola Life: CCE

‘Too early to declare victory’ with Coca-Cola Life: Coca-Cola Enterprises

Coca-Cola Enterprises (CCE) says it is too early to ‘declare victory’ with stevia-sweetened cola Coca-Cola Life after...

Truffles: Mainstream ingredient for everyday products?

Truffles: Can and should they become a mainstream ingredient for everyday products?

Truffles can be brought to a wider population without sacrificing their exclusive appeal, though price remains a...

World’s biggest food companies to tighten marketing rules

World’s biggest food companies to tighten marketing rules

Eleven of the world’s biggest food and beverage companies have signed a commitment to harmonise nutrition labelling,...

Nestlé files patent for kids’ ‘protein balance’

Nestlé files patent for kids’ ‘protein balance’

Nestlé has filed for a worldwide patent for a protein balancing product aimed at children aged 5-15.

Chocolate consumption by country 2014
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The chocolate league tables 2014: Top 20 consuming nations

Which nations ate the most chocolate in 2014?

Slavery in supply chains targeted by UK gov

Show us proof there aren’t slaves in your supply chain, UK gov tells big firms

The UK government wants big businesses to present annual evidence of the actions they have taken to...