Health & Functionality

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Healy leverages cocoa shells for natural sugar reduction

By Katy Askew

Healy Group, the Ireland-based ingredient supplier, has developed a process to turn cocoa shells – an otherwise under-utilised by-product of cocoa production – into a micronised cocoa fibre that can help with sugar reduction in chocolate.

Gato Cookies N Crream. Photo: Gato & Co.

Gato & Co launch ‘Cookies N Cream’ cookie sandwiches

By Jenny Eagle

Gato & Co plant-based start-up has launched a 'Cookies N Cream' range as a modern twist on classic cookie sandwiches, available in Boots retail shops in the UK, with more stockists to follow from Spring 2020.

Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Julia Klöckner. ©German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

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German minister establishes nutrition research hub

By Will Chu

An initiative to pool and strengthen nutrition research in Germany is being spearheaded by the country’s federal minister of food and agriculture, Julia Klöckner.