30 Nov 2023
--- Artificial intelligence (AI) holds the potential to transform the consumer food sector by refining operation processes, forging deeper connections with consumers and developing innovative solutions for sustainability and... Read More
27 Nov 2023
--- Based on an online study, UK researchers suggest ultra-processed foods (UPFs) are no more desired than processed or unprocessed foods, as previously assumed. Instead, they argue that carbohydrate-to-fat ratio and taste... Read More
13 Nov 2023
--- Israel’s renowned agri-tech sector is encountering business disruptions, labor shortages and investment uncertainty amid the escalating Israel-Hamas war. As the Israeli Defense Forces move deeper into Gaza in an... Read More
10 Nov 2023
--- In industry news this week, Cargill released its 2023 ESG Report, in which it outlined that it has reduced emissions from its operations by 10.97%, achieving its 2025 goal. Also, ADM highlighted the growth potential of... Read More
25 Oct 2023
--- Innova Market Insights is revealing its Top Ten Food & Drink Trends for 2024, with “Taking the spotlight” coming out on top. Certain ingredients are expected to rise to prominence next year as sentimental... Read More
10 Oct 2023
--- The European Parliament’s Waste Framework Directive rapporteur has proposed postponing targets for food waste prevention by several years in a move that has frustrated environmental campaigners. The recently released... Read More
04 Oct 2023
--- New Zealand-based Scentian Bio has secured US$ 2.1 million in funding for making smell and taste digitization a reality by harnessing the potential of insect-level smell and taste sensitivity with its biosensor platform.... Read More
07 Sep 2023
--- Cargill is launching a range of LM conventional (LMC) pectins that deliver a novel texture for fruit-filled food products marketed with “organic” or conventional claims. Pectin is a soluble fiber derived from... Read More
23 Aug 2023
--- US-based molecular farming company Elo Life Systems (Elo) is addressing the country’s sugar health crisis with the development of a plant-based, natural sweetener, which provides antioxidants from more than 20... Read More
31 Jul 2023
--- Sweden-based AAK displayed its specialty fat and oil solutions for snacks at the IFT FIRST trade show in Chicago earlier this month. The plant-based concepts are designed to create snacks such as popcorn covered in decadent... Read More
03 Jul 2023
--- Sriracha lovers are still feeling the heat of the hot sauce shortage, which is now in its second year. Drought in Mexico has resulted in a scarcity of chili peppers – specifically red jalapeños, the raw material... Read More
23 Jun 2023
--- Upcoming EU legislation aims to further incentivize a circular economy for packaging, but leading suppliers are unconvinced by its increased focus on reusables, which studies have determined are less net eco-friendly than... Read More
15 Jun 2023
--- The UK government’s Food Standards Agency (FSA) has published a review of its Novel Foods Regulatory Framework as it targets opportunities to reform the process by which new foods are introduced to the British market.... Read More
29 May 2023
--- Stora Enso reveals that the strength of food systems hinges on industry collaboration and an overhaul of the packaging industry. The company’s latest report provides a call to action for the food industry to play its... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Severe lack of rains during the flowering months of the Spanish olive oil tree has “burnt” the production, according to industry, which will lead to meager outputs, price increases and low reserve levels at the... Read More
24 May 2023
--- Taste and texture remain crucial in encouraging shopper retention, and stabilizers and texturizers are important pieces to this puzzle. Addressing the challenges of price and supply fluctuations of key ingredients like... Read More
23 May 2023
--- In what the Australian Manuka Honey Association has addressed as “a common sense outcome,” the New Zealand intellectual property office (IPO) has ruled that the country does not hold an exclusive claim to the... Read More
18 May 2023
--- Kerry has opened an innovation hub for food protection and preservation in Wageningen University’s “Food Valley” in the Netherlands, pioneering new food waste and clean label ingredient solutions. The new... Read More
08 May 2023
--- Antares Vision Group is highlighting its Microwave technology for detecting foreign objects in F&B products to ensure food safety at Interpack 2023 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The Microwave was jointly developed with... Read More
18 Apr 2023
--- Sweden-based Blue Ocean Closures, Swed-jam and the Research Institutes of Sweden are partnering in a research project to replace metal lids with fiber-based alternatives. The project is funded by Vinnova’s... Read More