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Scientific study shows successful weight management

23-Jan-2020 A recently published scientific study¹ has shown that BENEO’s slow release and low glycaemic carbohydrate Palatinose™ supports additional loss of body weight and fat mass in overweight and obese adults, when replacing sucrose in a weight loss diet. These findings are linked to the advantage ... more

Why 'Dry January' is more popular than ever

23-Jan-2020 After the champagne stops flowing on New Years Eve, many consumers have begun the new decade with a recently-established tradition, ‘Dry January.’ Formally established by a UK-based health advocacy charity in 2013, Dry January has exploded in popularity in both the US and UK. Mintel social ... more

Tyson Foods Initiates Coalition to Advance the Future of Sustainable Protein

22-Jan-2020 Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced the creation of the Coalition for Global Protein, a multi-stakeholder initiative to advance the future of sustainable protein. To mark the launch of the Coalition, Tyson Foods is convening leaders from the global protein industry, which includes all forms o ... more

MDLZ recognized as one of the most reputable companies in the world

22-Jan-2020 Mondelez is honored and proud to again be named to Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies list of the most respected and reputable companies in the world. Key attributes of the ranking include innovation, social responsibility, quality of products and services, people management, quality ... more

A sweeter brew for all

22-Jan-2020 “Complex, juicy, with citrus and sweet notes of peach”, the distinct flavour of Diofanor’s ‘black honey’ coffee flows directly from a level of craftsmanship beyond the norm; a far cry from the seasonal spiced concoctions that trend in the UK. As you walk around Finca La Divisa, nestled in t ... more

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Coca-Cola invests a billion euros in France

21-Jan-2020 The Coca-Cola Company has been present in France for the last 100 years, serving as a key contributor to the food and beverage industry. The Coca-Cola system has always been an integral part of the French economic ecosystem, especially through the production and distribution activities of b ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Plant-based push: UK sales of meat-free foods shoot up 40% between 2014-19

21-Jan-2020 From meatless steak bakes to plant-based Whoppers, it seems that vegan food product launches are now in full swing as new research from Mintel reveals a nation hungry for meat-free foods. Over the past two years, the number of Brits who have eaten meat-free foods* has shot up from 50% in 20 ... more

Nestlé to launch plant-based sausages in Europe and US

21-Jan-2020 Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States that look, taste and cook like a sausage should. In Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Sausage will be available in Bra ... more

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MDLZ recognized as one of the most reputable companies in the world

22-Jan-2020 Mondelez is honored and proud to again be named to Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies list of the most respected and reputable companies in the world. Key attributes of the ranking include innovation, social responsibility, quality of products and services, people management, quality ... more

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Planned Organisational Changes ARYZTA North America: Tyson Yu appointed CEO

16-Jan-2020 ARYZTA AG announces, as part of a planned organisational evolution, that Tyson Yu has been appointed as CEO of ARYZTA North America effective 1 February and as a member of the Group Executive Committee, reporting to Kevin Toland, Group CEO. Dave Johnson assumes the role of Non-Executive Cha ... more

Lindt & Sprüngli continues its consistent growth

16-Jan-2020 n the financial year 2019, Lindt & Sprüngli achieved very solid sales growth, gained substantial market shares and once again grew faster than the overall chocolate market. All three regions – “Europe”, “North America” and “Rest of the World” – contributed to this excellent result. In parti ... more

Food textures affect perceptions of healthiness

16-Jan-2020 New research has demonstrated how food producers could change the surface texture of products to change people’s perceptions and promote healthy eating. The study, led by Consumer Psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), investigated people’s perceptions of ... more

In-House or Contract Laboratory Testing – What’s Best for Your Food Business?

15-Jan-2020 When a product fails to meet these demands, social media is often the first place they air their grievance. This can have a devastating and instantaneous effect upon the brand and/or retailer, who must make quick decisions. These decisions need to be based on trustworthy data, otherwise an ... more

KitKat launches global gold rush

14-Jan-2020 After Ruby and Green Tea Matcha, Nestlé has unveiled the latest edition of its most iconic confectionery brand: the new KitKat Gold. KitKat Gold offers a tasty combination of crispy wafer and smooth milk chocolate, topped with creamy white chocolate with sweet caramel notes. The new four-fi ... more

China food prices jump despite effort to ease pork shortage

10-Jan-2020 China's food prices jumped 17.4% in December over a year earlier, driven by surging pork prices despite official efforts to ease shortages caused by a disease outbreak. The surge in prices adds to challenges for communist leaders who are trying to shore up slowing economic growth and resolv ... more

Raisio's oat production is ready to respond to the growth in international demand

09-Jan-2020 Raisio Group is proceeding in terms of the building of its international oat business activities. Investments of some eight million euros, which were made in the oat mill located in Nokia, Finland, will facilitate the export of Finnish oat products and manufacturing of value-added products. ... more

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Why 'Dry January' is more popular than ever

23-Jan-2020 After the champagne stops flowing on New Years Eve, many consumers have begun the new decade with a recently-established tradition, ‘Dry January.’ Formally established by a UK-based health advocacy charity in 2013, Dry January has exploded in popularity in both the US and UK. Mintel social ... more

A sweeter brew for all

22-Jan-2020 “Complex, juicy, with citrus and sweet notes of peach”, the distinct flavour of Diofanor’s ‘black honey’ coffee flows directly from a level of craftsmanship beyond the norm; a far cry from the seasonal spiced concoctions that trend in the UK. As you walk around Finca La Divisa, nestled in t ... more

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Coca-Cola invests a billion euros in France

21-Jan-2020 The Coca-Cola Company has been present in France for the last 100 years, serving as a key contributor to the food and beverage industry. The Coca-Cola system has always been an integral part of the French economic ecosystem, especially through the production and distribution activities of b ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Harry Styles to Headline Pepsi Zero Sugar

20-Jan-2020 "I'm excited to be playing the Pepsi Super Bowl party this year. I hear they're amazing and I'm looking forward to it. See you in Miami – H." This year's event celebrates the new bold look of Pepsi Zero Sugar with a redesigned matte black can and black tab, on shelves now. Planet Pepsi Zero ... more

British limo tax works: Sugar content in beverages drops by 35 percent

17-Jan-2020 Since the introduction of a tax on soft drinks in Great Britain, British beverage manufacturers have significantly reduced the sugar content of their products. This is the result of a study by the University of Oxford. According to this, so-called soft drinks in 2015 still contained an aver ... more

British team, including Diageo’s Oliver Palmer, winners of the Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge

16-Jan-2020 British four-boat, Fortitude IV have been crowned winners of this year’s Talisker Whisky Atlantic Challenge – the world’s toughest rowing race. The four friends – Ollie Palmer, Tom Foley, Hugh Gillum and Max Breet – completed the 3000-mile rowing race in 32 days, 12 hours, 35 minutes, arriv ... more

Supporting Australian bushfire recovery

16-Jan-2020 The Coca-Cola Foundation, Coca-Cola Australia and Coca-Cola Amatil announced a further bushfire emergency relief package. It follows the immediate support of water and other beverages already distributed to those fighting and affected by the fires. The funds will go directly toward helping ... more

Decaffeinated coffee now also available for organic fans

16-Jan-2020 Jana Köster was quite astonished when the delivery service placed a large ton of coffee beans in her laboratory. Green, raw, whole coffee beans, which were the basis for her research assignment: The aim was to find a process to decaffeinate these coffee beans ecologically and in accordance ... more

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Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Plant-based push: UK sales of meat-free foods shoot up 40% between 2014-19

21-Jan-2020 From meatless steak bakes to plant-based Whoppers, it seems that vegan food product launches are now in full swing as new research from Mintel reveals a nation hungry for meat-free foods. Over the past two years, the number of Brits who have eaten meat-free foods* has shot up from 50% in 20 ... more

Nestlé to launch plant-based sausages in Europe and US

21-Jan-2020 Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States that look, taste and cook like a sausage should. In Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Sausage will be available in Bra ... more

Beyond Meat® and Roquette Announce Multi-Year Pea Protein Supply Agreement

16-Jan-2020 Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat, today announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of plant proteins. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately ten years ago, a ... more

Food textures affect perceptions of healthiness

16-Jan-2020 New research has demonstrated how food producers could change the surface texture of products to change people’s perceptions and promote healthy eating. The study, led by Consumer Psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), investigated people’s perceptions of ... more

In-House or Contract Laboratory Testing – What’s Best for Your Food Business?

15-Jan-2020 When a product fails to meet these demands, social media is often the first place they air their grievance. This can have a devastating and instantaneous effect upon the brand and/or retailer, who must make quick decisions. These decisions need to be based on trustworthy data, otherwise an ... more

China food prices jump despite effort to ease pork shortage

10-Jan-2020 China's food prices jumped 17.4% in December over a year earlier, driven by surging pork prices despite official efforts to ease shortages caused by a disease outbreak. The surge in prices adds to challenges for communist leaders who are trying to shore up slowing economic growth and resolv ... more

Kroger Launches Private Label Plant-based Meat

09-Jan-2020 Kroger Co. (KR) has launched new private label plant-based fresh meat, as the grocery chain seeks to capitalize on the rising popularity for plant-based meat alternatives.  The new pea-based meatless burger patties and grinds sold under the Simple Truth Emerge brand are now available exclus ... more

ADM Expands Solutions Capabilities with Addition of Cutting-Edge Botanical Provider Yerbalatina

08-Jan-2020 ADM announced today that it has acquired Yerbalatina Phytoactives, a pioneering natural plant-based extracts and ingredients manufacturer. “ADM is a global leader in nutrition, and we are proud to be at the cutting edge of many of today’s trends, including those toward fortified foods, beve ... more

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Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Drinking 1% milk instead of 2% milk accounts for 4.5 years of less aging in adults

20-Jan-2020 A new study shows drinking low-fat milk — both nonfat and 1% milk — is significantly associated with less aging in adults. Research on 5,834 U.S. adults by Brigham Young University exercise science professor Larry Tucker, Ph.D., found people who drink low-fat (1% and skim) milk experience s ... more

Microsoft and Danone commit to Artificial Intelligence for a responsible food industry

17-Jan-2020 AI Factory For AgriFood is the third class of the Microsoft AI Factory, after AI Factory for Green Energy and AI Factory for Health! The start-ups will be jointly supported by Microsoft and Danone, one of the world leaders in the agrifood sector, and will benefit from a 3-month acceleration ... more

Vegan ‘yogurt’ made with lactic acid bacteria from plants

17-Jan-2020 Researchers at DTU have identified lactic acid bacteria from Danish plants, which can be used to make a 100% vegan ‘yogurt’ with just three ingredients.Good old-fashioned yogurt is made with cow’s milk and a starter culture that consists of different lactic acid bacteria. At the appropriate ... more

Food textures affect perceptions of healthiness

16-Jan-2020 New research has demonstrated how food producers could change the surface texture of products to change people’s perceptions and promote healthy eating. The study, led by Consumer Psychologist Dr Cathrine Jansson-Boyd of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), investigated people’s perceptions of ... more

In-House or Contract Laboratory Testing – What’s Best for Your Food Business?

15-Jan-2020 When a product fails to meet these demands, social media is often the first place they air their grievance. This can have a devastating and instantaneous effect upon the brand and/or retailer, who must make quick decisions. These decisions need to be based on trustworthy data, otherwise an ... more

China food prices jump despite effort to ease pork shortage

10-Jan-2020 China's food prices jumped 17.4% in December over a year earlier, driven by surging pork prices despite official efforts to ease shortages caused by a disease outbreak. The surge in prices adds to challenges for communist leaders who are trying to shore up slowing economic growth and resolv ... more

Raisio's oat production is ready to respond to the growth in international demand

09-Jan-2020 Raisio Group is proceeding in terms of the building of its international oat business activities. Investments of some eight million euros, which were made in the oat mill located in Nokia, Finland, will facilitate the export of Finnish oat products and manufacturing of value-added products. ... more

Borden Dairy Initiates Voluntary Reorganization Proceedings

08-Jan-2020 The Company will continue operating as normal as it works toward achieving a more viable capital structure and stresses “The Borden Difference” as a competitive advantage Borden, one of America’s favorite dairy companies founded in 1857, today announced that it and certain affiliates (colle ... more

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Scientific study shows successful weight management

23-Jan-2020 A recently published scientific study¹ has shown that BENEO’s slow release and low glycaemic carbohydrate Palatinose™ supports additional loss of body weight and fat mass in overweight and obese adults, when replacing sucrose in a weight loss diet. These findings are linked to the advantage ... more

Tyson Foods Initiates Coalition to Advance the Future of Sustainable Protein

22-Jan-2020 Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced the creation of the Coalition for Global Protein, a multi-stakeholder initiative to advance the future of sustainable protein. To mark the launch of the Coalition, Tyson Foods is convening leaders from the global protein industry, which includes all forms o ... more

Feeding the world without wrecking the planet is possible

22-Jan-2020 Almost half of current food production is harmful to our planet – causing biodiversity loss, ecosystem degradation and water stress. But as world population continues to grow, can that last? A study led by researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) now suggests ... more

Healthy commercial ads don’t change teens’ desire to eat junk food

21-Jan-2020 How teens’ brains respond to TV commercials for fast food can predict what they are going to eat for dinner, according to new University of Michigan research. Teens who had greater responses in reward centers of the brain when viewing commercials for unhealthy foods—like cheeseburgers and m ... more

Plant-based push: UK sales of meat-free foods shoot up 40% between 2014-19

21-Jan-2020 From meatless steak bakes to plant-based Whoppers, it seems that vegan food product launches are now in full swing as new research from Mintel reveals a nation hungry for meat-free foods. Over the past two years, the number of Brits who have eaten meat-free foods* has shot up from 50% in 20 ... more

Nestlé to launch plant-based sausages in Europe and US

21-Jan-2020 Good news for barbecue fans who want to put some vegan treats on the grill this year: Nestlé is launching plant-based sausages in Europe and the United States that look, taste and cook like a sausage should. In Europe, the soy-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Sausage will be available in Bra ... more

Nestlé creates market for food-grade recycled plastics

20-Jan-2020 Nestlé today announced that it will invest up to CHF 2 billion to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and to accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. Building on its 2018 commitment to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or ... more

Vegan ‘yogurt’ made with lactic acid bacteria from plants

17-Jan-2020 Researchers at DTU have identified lactic acid bacteria from Danish plants, which can be used to make a 100% vegan ‘yogurt’ with just three ingredients.Good old-fashioned yogurt is made with cow’s milk and a starter culture that consists of different lactic acid bacteria. At the appropriate ... more

ADM Statement on Signing of Phase 1 U.S.-China Trade Agreement

16-Jan-2020 ADM strongly supports the Phase 1 U.S.-China trade agreement, which will bring about meaningful benefits for American food and agriculture by breaking down barriers and addressing systemic issues that have previously impeded full access to the Chinese market. The provisions included in this ... more

Beyond Meat® and Roquette Announce Multi-Year Pea Protein Supply Agreement

16-Jan-2020 Beyond Meat, a leader in plant-based meat, today announced a multi-year pea protein supply agreement with Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients and a pioneer of plant proteins. The supply agreement builds on a longstanding partnership that began approximately ten years ago, a ... more

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