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UK Government is missing important opportunities to tackle childhood obesity

Industry news  •  27 March 2017  •  New Food

The Government needs to take more robust action to tackle the impact of deep discounting and price promotions on the sales of unhealthy food and drink, says the Health Committee in its follow up report into childhood obesity.

The Coca-Cola Company announces senior leadership appointments

Industry news  •  23 March 2017  •  New Food

The Coca-Cola Company today announced a number of senior leadership appointments to drive its ongoing transformation into a growth-oriented, consumer-centred, total beverage company…

Reasearch suggests nutrition industry optimistic despite political uncertainty | Vitafoods 2017

Featured news  •  8 March 2017  •  Ingredient Communications

Political and economic uncertainties have failed to dent optimism in the nutrition industry, research carried out exclusively for Vitafoods Europe 2017, the global nutraceutical event, has shown.

Buttery Brexit blues as prices soar for consumers in the UK

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Following the EU referendum and the subsequent sharp fall in pound, British consumers have seen a large rise in food prices…

Kefir flourishing in fermented dairy beverage market

Industry news  •  7 March 2017  •  Innova Market Insights

Kefir appears to be bucking the trend that has seen launch activity in drinking yogurts and fermented beverages remain relatively static in recent years…

The pros and cons of personalised packaging for FMCG brands

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  6 March 2017  •  Nikki Gilliland | Econsultancy

With personalisation an ever-increasing phenomenon, Econsultancy takes a look at what effect personalised packaging is having on the consumer…

Health Ingredients Month: What did we learn?

Blogs, Z Homepage Promo  •  1 March 2017  •  New Food

New Food’s Health Ingredients Month comes to a close and we look back at precisely what we learned about trends, challenges and innovation…

81% of consumers would buy imperfect fruit and vegetables

Industry news  •  28 February 2017  •  New Food

All major UK supermarkets have responded to pressures to reduce waste and embrace wonky vegetables and ugly fruit. Most consumers are also happy to buy…

High street sandwiches contain less than 50% chicken DNA

Industry news  •  28 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

According to research conducted by CBC’s Marketplace found that much of the Subway brand’s chicken in its sandwiches contained less than 50% chicken DNA.

92% of US millennials eat a snack in place of a full meal at least once a week, new research shows

Industry news  •  24 February 2017  •  New Food

New survey reveals behaviours and preferences of millennials who snack regularly…

An essential guide to food safety challenges in the 21st Century

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  24 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

New Food brings you a 21st Century update on developments and improvements in food safety…

3D food printing: An ultramodern technology with an endless potential

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  23 February 2017  •  Hochschule Rhein-Waal

While 3D printing technology is normally associated with synthetic materials, a new trend in additive manufacturing is emerging – 3D food printing.

4 ways the baking industry can react to current consumer trends

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 February 2017  •  Mark Hughes, CEO Anderson Partners; Monica Ginsburg

It’s time to cash in on a growing consumer demand for health and transparency say Anderson Partners…

Bellfield Brewery, UK’s first dedicated gluten-free micro brewery is only getting bigger

Industry news  •  22 February 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

The UK’s first dedicated gluten-free micro brewery, has launched a funding drive to raise £500,000 to support its rapid expansion…

Consumers turning towards fermented foods more and more

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 February 2017  •  New Food

Consumers are looking more and more to fermented foods according to online search results…


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