France has ordered food companies to eradicate titanium dioxide (TiO2) from their products by January 1, 2020, after a report from the country’s food safety agency recommended reducing exposure to the chemical.
Last year French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted France to become a start-up nation. FoodNavigator headed to La French FoodTech's incubator in Lyon to meet some of the rising food stars of La French Tech.
The functional foods industry in France is booming, according to a
report from Invest In France that claims the sector attracted 7 per
cent of all new foreign investment projects in the country between
2002 and 2007.
French sugar giant Tereos is entering into agreements with La
Societe des Sucreries du Marquenterre to counter the effects of
sugar reform on its operations, including taking over the latter's
sugar plant in Marconelle.
Keeping French consumers interested in chocolate has been the
driving force behind brand owners' investment in innovation in
recent years, and the latest product launches highlighted by the
Global New Products Database (GNPD)...
With a plethora of brands from which to choose and long-established
patterns of consumption, the prospects of significant growth in the
French chocolate market might seem remote. But a new report
suggests that there is plenty of movement...
FoodProductiondaily.com recently visited a research unit in
the south of France to find more out about the role science plays
in improving the quality of cereal-based foods. Some recent
discoveries could be of great benefit to the...