Health & Nutrition - Articles and news items

EFSA to give advice on the intake of sugar added to food

Industry news  •  24 March 2017  •  New Food

EFSA will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020.

World Water Day: Message on a bottle

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  New Food

One Water, which pours profits into clean water projects worldwide, uses test packaging to urge consumers to ‘drink and think’.

Healthcare experts say milk and dairy should be protected by public health guidelines

Industry news  •  22 March 2017  •  New Food

The majority of a room of healthcare and nutrition experts did not agree that milk and dairy foods should be targeted by public health recommendations to reduce population risk of heart disease or type 2 diabetes.

Can a vegan diet provide enough nutritional support for a pregnancy?

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  21 March 2017  •  Leah Smith & Julie Abayomi | Liverpool John Moores University

Can a vegan diet provide adequate nutritional intake for a healthy pregnancy? We asked academics at Liverpool John Moores University to explore…

This time it’s personal: personalised nutrition emerging as next big industry trend

Featured news  •  21 March 2017  •  Ingredient Communications

Personalised nutrition is rapidly emerging as a key issue for the long term future of the industry, new research has shown.

Responding to the antibiotic crisis: investors push food giants to path of less resistance

Industry news  •  20 March 2017  •  FAIRR

$2 trillion investor coalition challenges fast food giants such as McDonald’s and Domino’s to counter growth of antibiotic resistance

Public Health England’s (PHE) 2017 salt reduction targets unlikely to be met

Industry news  •  20 March 2017  •  Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH)

New survey by Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) based at Queen Mary University of London has found that, out of 28 food categories analysed, only ‘bread rolls’ has so far met the 2017 maximum salt reduction targets

Hollywood’s answer to the sugar reduction conundrum facing confectionery

Blogs, Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  15 March 2017  •  Roy Manuell | Digital Editor

Disney’s new children’s 100% fruit confectionery range is a model for how to successfully reduce sugar while maintaining a quality of taste to keep kids coming back…

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.

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…

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.

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…

Study shows direct link between chicory inulin and improved wellbeing

Industry news, Z Homepage Promo  •  22 February 2017  •  New Food

A new study suggests that BENEO’s prebiotic chicory root fibre can be directly linked to improved regularity and wellbeing for the first time….


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