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Would consumers eat animals fed on insect protein?

An EU-funded project is conducting a survey to find out if consumers feel comfortable eating animals that have been fed on insect protein.

Raspberry ketone and its little extract that could cause big confusion

Weight-loss ingredient raspberry ketone is an unauthorised novel food for all but one very particular extract – something one manufacturer using the legal extract says could cause confusion.  

Nutress inks Germanic distribution deal for algae offering

Dutch algae company Nutress has signed its first distribution deal for Germany, Austria and Switzerland with German company Harke Pharma.

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Nestlé opens CHF80m coffee plant in Vietnam

Nestlé has opened a production factory in Vietnam to meet rising consumer demand for decaffeinated coffee, it said.

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Two-thirds of British support junk food ad ban till 9pm

Two-thirds of British parents back extended junk food ad ban

The Royal College of Paediatrics has found two-thirds of Britons support banning advertising of food high in...

Tax on sugary drinks for better health 'a strong claim' says academic

Health benefit of sugary drinks tax is ‘a strong claim’, says academic

The Children’s Food Campaign claims a 20p tax on sugary drinks could have major positive impact on...

‘People think we’re insane!’ UK coconut mylk brand Rebel Kitchen braves US 'beast'
FOUNDER PLANS TO SHAKE-UP DULL US AMBIENT DAIRY-FREE AISLE

‘People think we’re insane!’ UK coconut mylk brand Rebel Kitchen braves US 'beast'

Sometimes entrepreneurs have to take a ‘leap of faith’, says Rebel Kitchen founder Tamara Arbib, as she...

‘Energy drinks are not for children!’ says Danish campaign

‘Energy drinks are not for children!’ says Danish campaign

The Danish Veterinary and Food Administration (DVFA) is to begin a campaign to stop parents and schools giving energy drinks to...

United Cacao faces deforestation claims
ConfectioneryNews Investigation

Did United Cacao destroy Amazon rainforest to clear path for world’s largest cocoa plantation?

United Cacao is accused of clearing primary forest in the Peruvian Amazon and usurping local farmers to...

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