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Belgium to reduce nation's calorie intake by 5%

By Niamh Michail

Belgian manufacturers and retailers have signed a voluntary convention with the Health Minister to cut the nation's calorie intake by 5% by next year - but without independent monitoring, critics say it lacks credibility.

FoodProductionDaily is moving

FoodProductionDaily is moving

By Jenny Eagle

FoodProductionDaily is moving from today and you can now find all your processing & packaging news on our vertical food websites.

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Obesity quotes chart wide ranging webinar

By Michael Stones

Nearly 1,300 people registered for the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour, independent webinar on the roots of Britain’s obesity crisis and its remedies. Here, we capture a flavour in quotes of the wide-ranging debate.

Stephen Daniells and Shane Starling from FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients

Key Insights from Food Vision

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

By Kacey Culliney

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

Partners in Food Solutions has taken on Buhler as a corporate partner.

Bühler joins effort to aid food firms in developing countries

By Jenni Spinner

Partners in Food Solutions (PFS), a non-profit organization founded by General Mills, has added Switzerland-based food processing equipment firm Bühler to its group of food companies working to help food companies in the developing world.

Forget pancakes. I'm flippin' well going for the CEO's job

Women. The most wasted resource in food production

By Jess Halliday

Today is Pancake Day. It is also International Women’s Day. An important date, then, not just for food lovers in countries where Mardi Gras is a big deal, but a day to consider the role – and the potential – of women involved in food provision all over...

The naked truth about kids’ food advertising

The naked truth about kids’ food advertising

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

It was an Emperor’s New Clothes moment for the US food industry last week, when it was revealed that a major initiative touting its responsible advertising to kids actually allows promotion of many unhealthy foods. Is anyone really surprised?

The food industry in 2010: A retrospective

The food industry in 2010: A retrospective

As 2010 draws to a close, our journalists look back at the issues that have topped agendas across the food, beverage and dietary supplements industries in the last 12 months. Commodity prices, Bisphenol A, obesity, health claims, safety regulations, and...

Nanotechnology in food: What’s the big idea?

Nanotechnology in food: What’s the big idea?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Let's get talking about nanotech. The science of the very small has filled the food industry with big ideas – but industry is torn on how to present nanotechnology to consumers, stalling product development.

Poor equipment design compromising food safety, EHEDG

Special Edition: Decontamination

Poor equipment design compromising food safety, EHEDG

By Jane Byrne

Misinterpretation of fundamental criteria for the hygienic design of equipment by designers is resulting in incorrect installation of parts such as valves and sensors at the initial design stage of new food processing equipment and leaves processors exposed...