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Healthy hospital snacks anyone?

Posted on: 12 January 2017

DuPont Nutrition & Health has driven a cooperation with a leading Danish hospital and ice cream manufacturer to develop nutritious ice cream products...


Fonterra & Lic set to release new online farm performance system

Posted on: 12 January 2017

Fonterra and LIC enter the final stages of developing an online tool, Agrigate, designed specifically to help farmers improve their farm performance...


Barry Callebaut moves to sustainable carton in EMEA

Posted on: 11 January 2017

Barry Callebaut now purchases 95% of its corrugated carton boxes as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified in the EMEA Region...


Almost 50% of US adults regularly consume artificial sweeteners

Posted on: 11 January 2017

The first study of the use of low-calorie sweeteners using the most recent US population data has been published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics...


Duckweed: Tiny plants with huge potential

Posted on: 11 January 2017

Wolffia globosa, a tiny, rootless duckweed, or water lens, apparently has what it takes to achieve great things...


Grasslands to hold potential for improved food production efficiency

Posted on: 11 January 2017

Managing grazing on grasslands in a more efficient way could significantly increase global milk and meat production or free up land for other uses...


Beet It Sport launches new beetroot flapjack

Posted on: 10 January 2017

Beet It Sport release a new beetroot flapjack product, made from a combination of all natural ingredients including beetroot concentrate, oats and raisins..


Peas and thank you: 2017’s first food trend breakaway

Posted on: 9 January 2017

With the 'meat-free' trend already well-established, manufacturers are forever working out new ways to convince consumers to switch to protein alternatives...


Will latest FDA regulation finally take measures to stop routine antibiotic misuse?

Posted on: 9 January 2017

Having covered the routine misuse of antibiotics in farming over the last 12 months we take a look at the latest FDA regulations that relate to the issue...


New categorisation of food scares will help prevent food chain being compromised

Posted on: 9 January 2017

Researchers from the University of Surrey have developed a new comprehensive categorisation of food scares, a new study in the British Food Journal reports...


Frozen product popularity not simply a case of convenience

Posted on: 9 January 2017

Although time saving is a factor, parents report more complex reasons for buying prepackaged, processed meals, according to a new study...


Loughborough University pioneer new research into reducing food waste

Posted on: 6 January 2017

Loughborough University is part of a new Ā£0.8 million research project examining how food manufacturing systems can be improved to reduce waste...


The overwhelming importance of women to the global fishing industry

Posted on: 6 January 2017

New Food presents an excellent analysis by Kilden, an information centre for gender research on the importance of women to the global fishing industry...


Foods rich in resistant starch may benefit health

Posted on: 6 January 2017

A new review examines the potential health benefits of resistant starch, a form of starch that is not digested in the small intestine and is therefore considered a type of dietary fibre...

David Hart appointed as Business Unit Director of Salt of the Earth

Posted on: 5 January 2017

Salt of the Earth, Ltd., has appointed David Hart as Business Unit Director. He will be responsible for global business of Mediterranean Umami, an all-natural sodium reduction solution...


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