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Issue #1 2016 – Digital version

22 February 2016 | By

In this issue: Fats & Oils, Water Quality, Food Grade Lubricants, Infant Nutrition, Pasta Processing, Regulation, Food Analysis, Fish Processing, Clean Label, NIR, and much more...

Infant Nutrition: The first 1000 days and the long-term impact on health

22 February 2016 | By Rosie Long, Nutrition Graduate, Nestlé UK

It has been recognised by health experts, that the first 1000 days – from conception to a child’s second birthday – is a critical window of opportunity to influence the future health outcomes1 . This critical period is the most influential time in a young child’s life, their behaviours and…

Cricket pasta – the edible insect revolution is served

22 February 2016 | By Karen Li, Online Marketing Specialist, Bugsolutely

For the first time, the most common food in the world contains... insects. With 20% cricket flour, Cricket Pasta has a number of nutritional benefits, and it is set to start a completely new segment in the pasta business.

Lies, damn lies and clean labels

22 February 2016 | By David Taylor, Senior Scientist, NoWFOOD Research Development Centre, University of Chester

Food fads are nothing new and the latest one is the rise of the minimally processed, free from additives, clean label food. Consumers are looking more and more at ingredients lists to decide if that product is something they want to eat. The problem is, are the claims misleading and…

Blaming drinks is the soft option

16 February 2016 | By Gavin Partington, BSDA Director General

Gavin Partington, Director General of the British Soft Drinks Association, discusses sugar and the soft drinks industry...