Gum-chewers hoping their habit will protect them from dental plaque
and tooth decay would be better sticking to brushing as scientists
reveal the preventative effects of sugar-free gum may have been
Barry Callebaut is funding research aimed at discovering the
component in cocoa butter responsible for an observed improvement
in insulin sensitivity, with the ultimate aim of developing
chocolate products for diabetics.
In the first of a new series of exclusive interviews, Professor Peter van Bladeren, Nestlé's director of science and research, tells Stephen Daniells how collaboration is key to innovation at the Nestlé Research Center.
The European Commission plans to review the EU's new hygiene laws
to determine whether further amendments are needed to strengthen
provisions related to meat inspection, gelatine, good food safety
practices and cold stores.
The potential of the brain health nutrition market is only starting
to be realised, and Nestlé underlined its intentions yesterday to
get a head start on the competition with the signing of an
agreement with the Swiss Federal Institute...
Confectionary giant Mars has lauded recently published research as
further evidence of the benefits of flavanols from cocoa for a wide
range of health conditions, and looks set to lead to a new wave of
cocoa flavanol-enriched products...
Ramifications for food formulation as fundamental research on
chocolate smells finds olfaction is uniquely a "dual" sense, in
that the brain perceives the same smell molecule differently if it
arrives through the nose rather...
The first ever survey of research and development (R&D)
personnel across all industrial sectors in Europe reveals most
participants predict there will be little change in their
companies' R&D investment levels over the...
The US Centre for Disease Control has helped to create a climate of
fear by exaggerating America's obesity crisis, claims a consumer
and industry group, as one major cereal producer warns the whole
obesity issue is becoming too...
The European Commission is spending €12.7 million on research into
the relationship between diet, lack of exercise and the development
of diabetes to improve understanding of the rapid rise in this
disease in recent years.
Evidence backing the health promoting benefits of chocolate
continues to mount, bringing dynamism to slacking sales, reports
Lindsey Partos. Researchers from Spain have discovered that
polyphenols found in cocoa extract influence...
Findings from a new study on trans fats in UK food products drives
consumer group to call on food makers to cut these artery-clogging
fats out of processed food formulations, while industry declares it
is 'fully committed'...
A new study on artificial sweeteners reported in the news yesterday
has fuelled a rapid response from the soft drinks industry, which
branded the research by US researchers at Purdue University as
As food manufacturers and ingredients suppliers work towards tough
new rules on the labelling of food allergens, Europe's risk
assessment body concludes that current scientific evidence is
'insufficient to establish an intake...