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Coca-Cola eyes CBD market

19 September 2018 | By

"We are closely watching the growth of non-psychoactive CBD as an ingredient in functional wellness beverages around the world," says beverage giant

Brewing a better beer

19 September 2018 | By

The Master Brewers Association claims that people drink beer with their eyes. If a beer has a nice big head of foam and no haze, most drinkers think those are the telltale signs of a good brew. For many beers, these attributes are highly desired, but brewers are the first…

Food fraud fighters go high tech

19 September 2018 | By

It came like a hard slap to the face for most people in the developed world. How could horsemeat end up in the human food supply chain? Sure, stories about food fraud and contamination in the developing world seem commonplace. The infamous melamine milk scandal of 2008 sickened hundreds of…

Wake up and smell the coffee

18 September 2018 | By

Dr Kate Kemsley reports on her team’s discovery, which makes use of ‘benchtop’ NMR to overturn conventional wisdom on the chemical composition of our favourite drinkable pick-me-up.

Food Fraud In-Depth Focus 2018

21 August 2018 | By

This issue of our Food Fraud supplement looks at fighting modern slavery in the supply chain, preventing imitation food and encouraging business to be aware of new risks such as cyber crime.