29 Mar 2023
--- Harmful per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been detected in Canadian fast-food packaging – specifically water-and-grease repellent paper alternatives to plastic – for the first time. The researchers... Read More
27 Mar 2023
--- Consumers will soon have more nutritional information on the label to help improve their dietary choices, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) guides food manufacturers on how and when to use Dietary Guidance Statements... Read More
15 Mar 2023
--- Insect protein can help feed a growing world population and contribute to environmental sustainability goals, but the rise of plant-based diets and complications around halal and kosher certifications threaten to dilute the... Read More
06 Mar 2023
--- Swiss chocolate bar Toblerone will soon remove the iconic Matterhorn from its packaging, according to the brand's owner Mondelēz International. As the company moves product production from Switzerland to Slovakia, strict... Read More
02 Mar 2023
--- Investigating how food intake among children can relate to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), researchers have discovered a significant association between highly processed, high in sugar and fat and refined... Read More
01 Mar 2023
--- Global food insecurity, climate change and resource inefficiency are big problems, but investors are betting on small businesses now more than ever to overcome them. Among an array of promising solutions, alternative... Read More
10 Feb 2023
--- As Super Bowl 2023 approaches, football fans are gearing up for a weekend of heavy snacking as they watch the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Kansas City Chiefs. Ever-popular chicken wings are set to see record consumption... Read More
08 Feb 2023
--- No matter the economic challenges thrown at them, consumers are prioritizing snacking indulgence with their purchasing decisions. In its 2022 Global Consumers Snacking Trends study, Mondelēz International reveals that three... Read More
25 Jan 2023
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued draft guidance for the baby food industry regarding lead in processed foods intended for infants, babies and children under the age of two. The guidance is meant to... Read More
12 Dec 2022
--- UK law passed earlier this year banning unhealthy food advertising after 9 PM on TV and online have been pushed back in a move that has alarmed health groups. Instead of implementing the ban on January 1, 2023, as previously... Read More
06 Dec 2022
--- Cracking the pleasure code on food’s organoleptic properties is achieved by addressing mainstay appeal of certain eating experiences while innovating new discoveries. Evidencing the retained power of texture, Frito-Lay... Read More
06 Dec 2022
--- New research delving into the benefits of almonds regarding weight management has addressed the multifaceted challenge of overweight and obesity. The study funded by the Almond Board of California demonstrated how almond... Read More
25 Nov 2022
--- GNT has identified a new trend of consumer demand, dubbed “Healthy Hedonism,” characterized as a surge in demand for eye-catching products that are good for people and the planet. GNT hopes to capitalize on this... Read More
25 Oct 2022
--- Food system innovator Apeel has unveiled a food imaging technology that can instantly determine the ripeness of avocados without harming or degrading the produce item. The company achieved this by combining machine learning... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Innova Market Insights has identified “Redefining Value” as its top F&B trend for 2023, as consumers adapt to a global cost-of-living crisis in the face of economic and political volatility. With budgets... Read More
12 Oct 2022
--- Loryma launches Lory Starch Opal, a spray-on adhesive for seeds and other decorative food seasonings. The spray is made from pregelatinized wheat starch with a focus on solubility to ease its ability to be sprayed on. The... Read More
05 Oct 2022
--- The Dole Sunshine Company (DSC) is launching Malnutrition Labels: Nutritional Ink, a campaign that uses fruit-based ink to print advertisements to draw attention to the low nutritional content of some of the UK’s... Read More
28 Sep 2022
--- Consumer awareness around finding products that contain natural ingredients with well-being benefits continues to spur the meteoric growth of botanical extracts, with region-specific flavors such as African superfoods,... Read More
25 Aug 2022
--- Scientists have recently discovered that mealworms can be transformed into a “meat-like” flavoring that could aid in searching for more sustainable meat sources. With the addition of heat, sugar and some consumer... Read More
24 Aug 2022
--- Netherlands-based WholeFiber is introducing its prebiotic WholeFiber, touted as a super prebiotic fiber source that is natural and made from dried, minimally processed chicory root.