The use of green colours on nutritional labels is enough to convince many consumers that food products are healthier, according to new research.
Following a highly successful inaugural summit last week, organisers William Reed Business Media have confirmed that Food Vision will become an annual event, returning to Cannes, France, in March 2014.
The UK is demonstrating a healthy appetite for peanut butter as sales for the nutty spread have grown 20% in the last two years while jam sales have remained flat,...
Research that suggests Britons consume 43% more than they should each year spells opportunity for dietetic products, the National Obesity Forum chair says.
The UK organic food sector remained flat in 2012, but branded goods enjoyed a sales boost as supermarkets shrank their organic private label portfolios, according to the Soil Association.
A new European Union backed project will to optimise research into diet and health by pulling together scientists and research tools in order to make realistic recommendations in the area.
CSR – corporate social responsibility – is becoming increasingly coherent across the globe due to greater uptake of internationally recognised standards, according to a new European Commission report.
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Soaring intakes of sugar-sweetened drinks are associated with increased calorie consumption of other foods such as sweets and pizza in children, warn researchers.
A 52,000 person survey has found 30% of adult Europeans consume energy drinks at least once a year, but 12% are “high chronic” users.
A new image database will offer food scientists the fundamental tools they require to complete important studies on consumer preference and understanding, say the researchers behind the new database.
Tucking in to lots of junk food during pregnancy might help to ease those pregnancy pangs, but consumption of an unhealthy diet can pre-program unborn children’s preference for junk food...
Sugar consumption levels may have a ‘direct and independent’ link to the risk of developing diabetes, according to new research.
Oxfam will step up its campaign to improve the treatment of people and resources that form part of the supply chain of the world’s biggest food conglomerates, after it cast...
Unilever and Nestlé say Oxfam missed an opportunity for a wider and more comprehensive debate about food ethics after the NGO published a damning report on the supply chains of...
Consumers are willing to pay more for foods that are grown and produced locally rather than having travelled extensively during production, according to new research.
The United Nations has hailed the ancient grain quinoa as a valuable and extraordinary crop that can help in the push forward on food and nutrition security.
Mintel analyst Chris Wisson tells Ben Bouckley how Anheuser Busch InBev (AB InBev) hit the bull's eye with its £62m Stella Artois Cidre brand in the UK, sucking beer drinkers...
The convenience, quality, and ethical considerations of a product are all more important than a low price for more than 75% of consumers, according to new market data from the UK.
People living in rich countries should eat half as much meat as they usually do in order for people in poor countries to eat more without harming the environment, according...
Nestlé has become the latest company to be dragged in to the horse meat scandal with the firm recalling two products due to traces of horse DNA.
Flemish people are reluctant to pay more for sustainable meat and meat alternatives, according to new research.
EU ministers will hold a meeting in Brussels tomorrow (13 February) to take “whatever steps may be necessary” to address the implications of horse meat in beef products.
More than three-quarters of Europeans believe that food and drinks contain chemical substances, according to a survey.
Confectionery can overcome its unhealthy and industrially-produced image by marketing the authenticity of products and doing more to engage consumers, says the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute (GDI).