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Asda commits to Coeliac UK’s gluten-free guarantee across all stores

Asda has pledged to stock eight staple gluten-free products across all of its UK stores; a commitment that should spark innovation and encourage new players into the market, says Coeliac UK’s CEO.

Turkey: Education needed to boost functional food sales

Gender, age, education, class – and taste – all influence functional food consumption say Turkish researchers who recommended the country of 75m people does more to educate its citizens about the potential of fortified foods.

UK breakfast boom? Hot cereals up 17.9% in 2013

The demand for hot cereals like porridge has continued to experience a dramatic resurgence and will continue an upward trajectory for the next four years, according to a Key Note report.

Better regulation shouldn’t mean ‘one-sided reduction’ for businesses, BEUC warns new Commission

The new European Commission’s ‘better regulation’ mission must keep consumer welfare in mind and not translate to a “one-sided reduction” for businesses, the European Consumer Organisation (BEUC) has warned. 

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Global hunger is falling, but malnutrition still a big issue, says UN report from FoodNavigator.com

The number of hungry people has fallen by more than 100 million over the last decade; however 805 million people around the world are still chronically undernourished, according to a new joint UN report.

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Opportunities in protein-enriched 'everyday food' for the elderly: Fonterra from DairyReporter.com

The elderly needn't make significant dietary changes to boost their daily intake of protein and could instead rely on enriched "everyday food", research by Fonterra suggests.

PET packaging pounces on traditional glass territory: Sidel eyes up edible oils from FoodProductionDaily.com

Sidel sees growth in the edible oils market as a ‘huge opportunity’ for its PET packaging business and believes it can take a chunk of the sector away from traditional glass bottles.

"The lawsuit is without merit and we will aggressively defend it': Anheuser-Busch

Beck’s US beer row intensifies as AB InBev fails to KO court case claiming German brewing deception from BeverageDaily.com

Anheuser-Busch lawyers have failed to KO a lawsuit brought by US consumers who claim the company misled them into buying Beck’s by ‘deceptive conduct’ that suggested the beer was still brewed in Germany.

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Kellogg UK Special K porridge ad banned

Kellogg UK '30% less fat’ Special K porridge ad banned

Kellogg's Special K Multigrain porridge ad claiming fat level supremacy in the market has been banned after...

See inside a Belgian Lambic Brewery: Touring Brasserie Cantillon
STEP INSIDE THIS HISTORIC 'TRADITIONAL LAMBIC' BREWERY

See inside a Belgian Lambic Brewery: Touring Brasserie Cantillon

During a recent trip to Brussels BeverageDaily.com stepped inside Anderlecht's historic Lambic beer brewery, Brasserie Cantillon. Join...

Elliott review into food supply chain published
Review published in light of horse meat fraud

Elliott Review calls for action to stop food fraud

The UK government has promised action on food laboratories and supply chain audits following the publication of...

Commission ups CAP budget by €30m to alleviate Russian ban

Commission ups CAP budget by €30m to alleviate Russian ban on EU agri products

The European Commission says it will increase its €60m Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) budget by a further €30m to...

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.