All news articles for March 2018

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'New ritual' snacking emerges in France

By Niamh Michail

Snacking is emerging as 'a new eating ritual' in France but is not breaking down traditional meals, according to a survey by snack manufacturer Mondelez.

Is chewing gum a 'single-use plastic'? ©GettyImages/mettus

UK plastics review may consider chewing gum tax

By Oliver Nieburg

The UK government is exploring the environmental impact of ‘single-use plastics’ and potentially considering taxes, but is yet to determine if chewing gum will be included.

Vanilla pods drying in the sun. © GettyImages/guezmer

How to ensure stable supplies in a volatile vanilla market?

By Niamh Michail

Demand for natural, origin vanilla is on the rise. But how to ensure supplies from cyclone-prone Madagascar are stable and sustainable? FoodNavigator spoke to Symrise about food credits for farmers, diversified sourcing and quality bonuses.