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Fresh Produce In-Depth Focus

6 December 2017 | By

In this In-Depth Focus on fresh produce we examine how gene banks and global, collaborative efforts are needed to feed the world's growing population. It also looks at the challenges facing the UK vining pea industry and how what potential solutions are on the horizon.

A look at sulphur dioxide and sulphites

5 December 2017 | By

Allergens are defined as any substance – often a protein – that induces an allergy. Reactions to allergens can range from minor discomfort, such as a rash or hives, all the way through to anaphylactic shock and death. Dr Mike Jordan, of Premier Analytical Services, explains.

Country Profile: United Kingdom

4 December 2017 | By

This Country Profile looks at the varying reactions caused by allergens and reports on the hidden costs behind food production. It also reviews the recent Food Brexit 2017 conference in London.

Food Brexit: More clarity needed

1 November 2017 | By

Back in 2002 the then US Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld was roundly mocked for his infamous “known unknowns and unknown unknowns speech.” Though most people could understand what Rumsfeld was trying to say, the public simply wasn’t ready for the way he said it. It turns out that the…

Country Profile: United Kingdom

31 October 2017 | By

This Country Profile explores the threats posed to UK food safety in the wake of Brexit, the rising instances of food fraud and the benefits of Industry 4.0 on the food and beverage sector.

Ingredients In-Depth Focus

30 October 2017 | By

This In-Depth Focus looks at the rise of sugar alternatives and their impact on the market. It also takes a closer look at what gluten-free really means and explores the world of superfoods; are the claims about them valid?