There may be a causal link between eating highly processed food and cancer risk, and four reasons why this could be, according to the authors of a 105,000-strong French study published in the British Medical Journal.
If a product in the EU has a 'no added sugar', it cannot contain any added sweetener, natural or artificial. Yet too many companies are flouting this law and it's "pure and simply illegal", says Belgian consumer group Test Achats.
From edible robotics to light shaping technology, could the future of food innovation include augmented food experiences? Food innovator Erika Marthins, a student at Swiss design school ECAL, is fusing cutting edge tech with food production techniques.
Pros & cons of lightweight/sustainable packaging: ProSweets 2018
BakeryandSnacks and ConfectioneryNews will be hosting a panel discussion at ProSweets in Cologne, Germany, to delve into the plant-based trend; discussing its effects, the pros and the challenges it is having on the snacks and confectionery sectors.
Large CPG companies’ recent dropouts from the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) including Mars and Nestlé were ‘more predictable’ than Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods last year, wrote Rabobank in its recent report.
Food firms need to set aside traditional rivalries and collaborate to meet the health, environmental and economic objectives of the United Nation’s Sustainability Goals, insists one of Mars' most senior execs.
Consumers are demanding pollution-free food sold in biodegradable or recycled packaging. Trailblazing brands are already responding to the trend – and “perceived polluters will be forced to follow”, says Mintel.