A professor of cardiovascular medicine has said industry must get their act together after his UK study found bread and cereal to collectively be the highest contributors to salt consumption...
Stand-up pouches saw an increase of 33% (80m units) in the US in 2013, and will be one of the fastest growing types of packaging up to 2017, according to Euromonitor International.
Governments, NGOs and consumers are driving change in the bakery sector, but how can industry keep up? What’s the next direction for healthy bakery? And will this future need to...
A Danone France leader says providing a growing planet with a safe, sufficient food supply down the road is a challenge the industry must meet now.
Consuming a vegetarian diet may be associated with lower blood pressure, and as such could be used to reduce blood pressure and heart disease risk, say researchers.
Strong commodity price increases in 2013 impeded growth for the German confectionery, according to the Germany Confectionery Industry Association’s (BDSI’s) annual review.
Increasing food microbiology testing, growing use of rapid microbial methods and booming business for food contract testing labs are three trends identified by Strategic Consulting, Inc
The booming protein market is starting to move beyond hardcore bodybuilders, according to Iceland’s premier chocolate producer.
The shift in UK wine drinking from bars towards the home throughout the recession and punitive taxes means that brand building is now an even more difficult proposition, according to...
Carré Chocolates has introduced ChocOBeer; a brand of beer-filled chocolates that it claims will be a hit in Asia.
Two-thirds of all fish harvested for food is likely to come from fish farms by 2030, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).
The market for probiotic yoghurt in 20 key European Union markets will fall 4.5% in the five years between now and 2018, but the overall sector trend remains positive, Euromonitor...
Locusts, lentils, seaweed or “hybrid” meat? Researchers have found that consumers prefer the thought of non-specified meat substitute snacks over those containing insects or seaweed.
The aesthetics of food packaging is as important as branding to pre-school children, according to a University of Calgary study.
Food fraud measures from the European Commission after the horse meat scandal have ‘changed nothing on the ground’, according to a consumer group.
Polyphenol use in functional food and drink marketing has shot up 69% since 2009 even as consumer understanding remains low and approved global health claims extremely limited. But can it continue?
Consumers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) have a taste for Japanese cuisine and manufacturers can tap into this with meal, spice and oil kits, says Euromonitor.
The German Packaging industry will grow at an annual rate of 1.05% (by volume in million units) by 2017 but heavier and fragile glass will decline at an annual rate...
Diet is becoming a dirty word, consumers prefer health and wellness, says Leatherhead.
The term ‘probiotic’ may be banned in the European Union – along with its cousin ‘prebiotic’ – but sales remain steady, and the global picture is buoyant, says leading analyst, Euromonitor International.
The coming year will see a more sceptical consumer who demands greater traceability, sustainability and honesty on pack, according to a Leatherhead analyst.
A new comprehensive test that combines two well-known genetic analysis methods into a single test could help enforce stricter regulation of genetically modified foods in the future, say researchers.
What keeps the CEOs of some of the most innovative US food and beverage firms awake at night?
The Dutch have the highest quality, most affordable food in the world while the UK ranks among the worst for affordability in Western Europe, according to Oxfam’s new global food index....
Social norms, including having a knowledge of other people's eating habits, has a distinct influence on our own food choices, according to new data from a new meta-analysis.