(English) UK’s food supply at risk from climate change and imports: report
A fifth of Britain’s fresh produce is imported from countries at risk of climate breakdown, while 40% of UK’s food is currently imported from overseas, says a report warning of… Lire la suite >>
(English) CBD food and drink in the EU: The newest hot commodity or a regulatory headache?
Cannabidiol (‘CBD’) has burst onto the world stage in recent years, and the EU is no exception. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, looks at the ingredient’s legal status. Lire la suite >>
(English) What’s next beyond soy, pea, and wheat for plant-based meat? In conversation with ADM
Soy, wheat, and peas currently dominate the plant-based meat market, but what’s next? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Ana Ferrell (AF), VP of marketing, and Kurt Long (KL), commercial director of… Lire la suite >>
What does ‘natural’ food mean? Researchers develop index to boost transparency, simplicity, and trust
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s… Lire la suite >>
Could carbon labelling help cure today’s toxic plant-based vs meat debate?
Could carbon labelling hold the key in helping consumers make the right environmentally-friendly food choices in today’s polarising plant-based vs. animal-based climate? Lire la suite >>
Food industry must cut salt from meat alternatives, urges campaigner
Savoury picnic foods, including vegetarian and vegan products, conceal ‘dangerous levels of salt’, according to Action on Salt. Lire la suite >>
‘NutriScore is a consumer trap’: Industry group calls for front-of-pack calorie logo
The German Sugar Industry Association has dismissed front-of-pack rating systems based on algorithms, arguing that NutriScore and traffic light labels mislead consumers. Lire la suite >>
Deep dive: Six mega-trends shaping innovation in flavours and colours
Shifting consumer demand is shaping innovation in food flavours and colours. FoodNavigator speaks to experts in the field to bring you a rundown of the top six trends delivering disruptive… Lire la suite >>
Data: The new currency or controversy?
Personalised nutrition firms need to improve the quality of their data collection protocols or risk worsening bias and societal inequalities, an expert has warned. Lire la suite >>
Weller launches CBD sparkling water: We’re comfortable with the risk factors associated with saying ‘CBD’
Weller, a Boulder-based snack and beverage company, is not tip-toeing around using the word ‘CBD’ on its packaging as it launches a line of sparkling waters featuring 25mg cannabidiol (from… Lire la suite >>
Can ‘big food’ still innovate in-house? ‘It’s a strategic imperative,’ says Nestlé USA exec
Will big food companies increasingly buy in innovation and serve simply as scale up platforms for smaller, more ‘authentic’ brands they didn’t create, or can they come up with their… Lire la suite >>
Trendspotting at Expo West 2019: CBD explosion, oatmilk on fire, protein still hot, sugar under attack
The fact that CBD is not a legal ingredient in foods and supplements – at least not yet – did not deter scores of exhibitors at Expo West, who added… Lire la suite >>