ready meals & side dishes

10 May 2022
--- Frozen food company Nomad Foods is urging F&B regulators across Europe to develop a comprehensive end-to-end approach to the life cycle of products. This should include data in Life Cycle Assessments (LCA) that is... Read More
04 May 2022
--- As the war in Ukraine rages on, major Western companies are coming under increasing scrutiny for continuing business dealings with Russia despite the raising of sanctions and divestments by governments and industry... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Multivac is presenting a new compact and fully automatic traysealer for food, supermarkets and large kitchen applications at the ongoing Anuga FoodTec 2022 trade show in Cologne, Germany. Michael Wolters, a product... Read More
21 Apr 2022
--- Unilever is raising the age for restricting F&B marketing to children aged between 13-16 in recognition of the influence social media and digital adverts can have on young people. At the same time, the scientific... Read More
13 Apr 2022
--- Vertically integrated poultry company Cooks Venture and Food In-Depth have created a QR code-backed “No Antibiotics Ever” label for poultry, endorsed by the US Drug Administration.
07 Apr 2022
--- Chipotle Mexican Grill is testing radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology to enhance its traceability and inventory systems at its Chicago, US, distribution center and approximately 200 restaurants in the greater... Read More
05 Apr 2022
--- Culinary and functional solutions specialist Solina has acquired Sauces et Créations and Atelier D2i, both France-based experts in producing savory and sweet made-to-measure sauces.
17 Mar 2022
--- The recent regulatory adjustment by the European Food and Safety Authority (EFSA) to allow methyloxolane in food processing paves the way for Minafin’s patented bio-based EcoXtract solution, an alternative to... Read More
08 Mar 2022
--- Ingredients that can enhance taste and contribute to cleaner labels are on-trend, as consumers pay more attention to the health and naturalness of their food. FoodIngredientsFirst speaks with taste and texture specialists... Read More
07 Mar 2022
--- Crunchy cricket fries or sausages and pasta made with mealworms could be next on the menu for European consumers following the approval of house crickets (Acheta domesticus) and yellow mealworms (Tenebrio molitor) as... Read More
01 Feb 2022
--- Public groups are petitioning the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to restrict Bisphenol A (BPA) in food packaging after new findings suggest the chemical can damage human health at levels 100,000 times lower than... Read More
26 Jan 2022
--- China-based yeast biotech company Angel Yeast is strengthening its position for clean label yeast products in North America. The company’s subsidiary Angel Yeast Egypt has received Non-GMO Project verification for 22... Read More
05 Jan 2022
--- Fast food giant Burger King has pledged to ramp up its commitment to cutting carbon emissions by shifting to a 50% plant-based menu by 2030. And, kicking off the new year, vegan nuggets are being served up in UK restaurants.
05 Jan 2022
--- Incorporating BlackGrain in vegetable applications has proven complicated until now with Finnish food industry company Apetit going into small scale production of its rapeseed-based plant protein, “BlackGrain in Yellow... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
24 Dec 2021
--- With consumers more focused on transparency, F&B ingredient providers such as Ingredion are priming traceability and premiumization of their products. “If consumers know which ingredients and processes go into the... Read More
24 Dec 2021
--- Ringing in the holiday season, F&B brands are providing easy but opulent ways to celebrate in festive gatherings. FoodIngredientsFirst examines the latest offerings to feed consumers’ desire for convenient and... Read More
23 Dec 2021
--- This week in industry news, investors urged the UK prime minister to back a key nutrition and sustainability food bill while the upcoming Sustainable Food Summit will showcase inventions in plant-based foods. In other... Read More
09 Dec 2021
--- Consumers will stop buying a product when its original price has risen by an average of 40%, reveals a survey conducted by SurveyGoo. At this point they go in search of cheaper brands.
08 Dec 2021
--- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling on food sectors to take action and manage practices that incorporate plastic, following the release of a new report on plastic contamination in... Read More