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Fish increasingly popular in the EU

06-Dec-2019 EU consumers are spending more and more money on fish and seafood. Consumer spending increased last year by three percent to 59.3 billion euros, more than for meat or food in general, the German Fisheries Association announced in Hamburg on Thursday, referring to the EU Fish Market Report. ... more

PepsiCo Launches Second North America Greenhouse Program

06-Dec-2019 PepsiCo today announced the launch of its second PepsiCo Greenhouse program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to support emerging entrepreneurs and brands in the food and beverage industry. The 2020 program seeks to collaborate with purpose-driven brands at the forefront o ... more

Valio aims at carbon neutral dairy by 2035

06-Dec-2019 Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. As the world’s most innovative dairy, Valio has set an ambitious goal: carbon neutral dairy by 2035. This objective both helps to fight climate ch ... more

Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

Ford, McDonald's To Convert Waste From Coffee Beans Into Car Parts

05-Dec-2019 Automaker Ford and fast-food giant McDonald's said they will collaborate to convert waste from coffee beans into vehicle parts, such as headlamp housings. Ford will make headlamp housings using discarded coffee chaff, the dried skin of the bean that naturally comes off during the roasting p ... more

Hot noodle dish delivered by drone

04-Dec-2019 The start of a limited delivery trial in Guangzhou, China, as part of the joint development of a drone cargo service was announced today at XAG headquarters.This joint development agreement was originally signed 02 July 2019 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian (China) by Dirk Hoke, ... more

PepsiCo Acquires BFY Brands Expanding Better-For-You Portfolio and Production Capabilities

04-Dec-2019 PepsiCo, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks. Upon closing, BFY Brands will report into PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division.  The addition of BFY Brands will expand Frito-Lay's snacking portfolio and fu ... more

Sweet potato uses a single odor to warn its neighbors of insect attack

04-Dec-2019 A single volatile substance can be sufficient to induce a defense response in sweet potatoes to herbivores. Researchers have identified this substance and shown that the mechanism is not only limited to the attacked plant itself but also alerts unaffected neighboring plants to defend themse ... more

Researchers compare nutritional value of infant and toddler foods

04-Dec-2019 Infant and toddler foods sold in pouches have lower nutritional value than foods sold in jars and other packaging, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The findings of the study are published in the current issue of the journal ... more

PepsiCo Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire BFY Brands

03-Dec-2019 PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks. Upon closing, BFY Brands will report into PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division.  The addition of BFY Brands will expand Frito-Lay's snacking por ... more

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Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

World AIDS Day: Food Safety is Important for People with HIV or AIDS

01-Dec-2019 Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to remind those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) about the FDA resource guide on protecting yourself from foodborne illness and safely handling food. For ... more

Healthier food and drink products an opportunity in Mexico

29-Nov-2019 The pressure to make products healthier continues to grow, making this the right time to reformulate food and drink. Latin America countries have emphasized their focus on health, such as warning labels in Chile and sugar taxes in Mexico. Food and drink brands can seize on opportunities by ... more

Industrial bread dough kneaders could use physics-based redesign

28-Nov-2019 There's a specific amount of kneading involved to create high-quality bread dough, and researchers in Germany are using physics and simulations to zero in on predicting it. Bakers have been crafting bread for more than 6,000 years with four simple ingredients: flour, salt, water and yeast. ... more

BIOFACH 2020: The “Place To Be” for the international organic sector

27-Nov-2019 From 12 – 15 February 2020, the “Place To Be” for the international organic sector is Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, when BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, opens its doors again.  The annual start-of-year gathering for the sector is set to welcome some 3,500 exhibitors ... more

Teens become fast food junkies through social media

27-Nov-2019 Seventy percent of teens surveyed report engaging with food and beverage brands on social media and 35 percent engaged with at least five brands, according to a new study from the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity published in the journal Appetite. The study, funded by the Robert ... more

A new world map rates food sustainability for countries across the globe

27-Nov-2019 A global food system sustainability study builds the first map of its kind to score the sustainability of food systems, country-by-country. The study goes beyond usual questions of productivity and nutrition, and includes economic and social variables. Increased awareness of how human diets ... more

Nestlé announces industry-leading push to use Nutri-Score in Europe

27-Nov-2019 Nestlé today announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across brands of its wholly-owned businesses over a two-year period. Cereal Partners Worldw ... more

Reinforcing microbiome research for the next generation of health-promoting products

26-Nov-2019 To further increase the understanding of the microbiome's impact on human health and to accelerate the development of innovative nutritional solutions promoting health and wellbeing, Nestlé has entered into a partnership with the University of California San Diego Center for Microbiome Inno ... more

Plant-based Foods: Will They Stay or Will They Go?

25-Nov-2019 The rapid growth of plant-based foods at retail and on restaurant menus has many in the food and foodservice industries questioning if the interest in plant-based food is a passing fad or a long-term trend.  A new study by The NPD Group addresses this question and finds that  the answer dep ... more

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PepsiCo Launches Second North America Greenhouse Program

06-Dec-2019 PepsiCo today announced the launch of its second PepsiCo Greenhouse program in North America, an innovation initiative designed to support emerging entrepreneurs and brands in the food and beverage industry. The 2020 program seeks to collaborate with purpose-driven brands at the forefront o ... more

Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

Ford, McDonald's To Convert Waste From Coffee Beans Into Car Parts

05-Dec-2019 Automaker Ford and fast-food giant McDonald's said they will collaborate to convert waste from coffee beans into vehicle parts, such as headlamp housings. Ford will make headlamp housings using discarded coffee chaff, the dried skin of the bean that naturally comes off during the roasting p ... more

PepsiCo Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire BFY Brands

03-Dec-2019 PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEP) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks. Upon closing, BFY Brands will report into PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division.  The addition of BFY Brands will expand Frito-Lay's snacking por ... more

Diageo launches AI-based Whisky Navigator

02-Dec-2019 Diageo launch "What's Your Whisky", an innovative digital application that helps users find their personal favorite whisky based on their preferences for certain tastes. The new application can also be used for mobile applications via the Internet in an uncomplicated manner. It contains a t ... more

World AIDS Day: Food Safety is Important for People with HIV or AIDS

01-Dec-2019 Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to remind those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) about the FDA resource guide on protecting yourself from foodborne illness and safely handling food. For ... more

Healthier food and drink products an opportunity in Mexico

29-Nov-2019 The pressure to make products healthier continues to grow, making this the right time to reformulate food and drink. Latin America countries have emphasized their focus on health, such as warning labels in Chile and sugar taxes in Mexico. Food and drink brands can seize on opportunities by ... more

BIOFACH 2020: The “Place To Be” for the international organic sector

27-Nov-2019 From 12 – 15 February 2020, the “Place To Be” for the international organic sector is Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, when BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, opens its doors again.  The annual start-of-year gathering for the sector is set to welcome some 3,500 exhibitors ... more

Teens become fast food junkies through social media

27-Nov-2019 Seventy percent of teens surveyed report engaging with food and beverage brands on social media and 35 percent engaged with at least five brands, according to a new study from the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity published in the journal Appetite. The study, funded by the Robert ... more

Beer trademarks hit record high of 2,500 in a year

27-Nov-2019 The number of trademarks registered for beer in the UK has hit a record high in 2018, jumping 6% to 2,519, up from 2,372 in 2017*, says RPC, the City-headquartered law firm. RPC says the continued boom in demand for craft beer and an increased range of low-alcohol beers has driven up the n ... more

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Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

World AIDS Day: Food Safety is Important for People with HIV or AIDS

01-Dec-2019 Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to remind those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) about the FDA resource guide on protecting yourself from foodborne illness and safely handling food. For ... more

Healthier food and drink products an opportunity in Mexico

29-Nov-2019 The pressure to make products healthier continues to grow, making this the right time to reformulate food and drink. Latin America countries have emphasized their focus on health, such as warning labels in Chile and sugar taxes in Mexico. Food and drink brands can seize on opportunities by ... more

BIOFACH 2020: The “Place To Be” for the international organic sector

27-Nov-2019 From 12 – 15 February 2020, the “Place To Be” for the international organic sector is Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, when BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, opens its doors again.  The annual start-of-year gathering for the sector is set to welcome some 3,500 exhibitors ... more

Teens become fast food junkies through social media

27-Nov-2019 Seventy percent of teens surveyed report engaging with food and beverage brands on social media and 35 percent engaged with at least five brands, according to a new study from the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity published in the journal Appetite. The study, funded by the Robert ... more

A new world map rates food sustainability for countries across the globe

27-Nov-2019 A global food system sustainability study builds the first map of its kind to score the sustainability of food systems, country-by-country. The study goes beyond usual questions of productivity and nutrition, and includes economic and social variables. Increased awareness of how human diets ... more

Pro-meat campaign may have turned some social media users against planetary health diet

27-Nov-2019 Social media campaign attacking academic research related to healthy diets may have influenced social media audiences more than communications from research organizations. In January 2019, The Lancet's report, "Food in the Anthropocene: the EAT-Lancet Commission on healthy diets from sustai ... more

Nestlé announces industry-leading push to use Nutri-Score in Europe

27-Nov-2019 Nestlé today announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across brands of its wholly-owned businesses over a two-year period. Cereal Partners Worldw ... more

Reinforcing microbiome research for the next generation of health-promoting products

26-Nov-2019 To further increase the understanding of the microbiome's impact on human health and to accelerate the development of innovative nutritional solutions promoting health and wellbeing, Nestlé has entered into a partnership with the University of California San Diego Center for Microbiome Inno ... more

The launch of ‘The World’s First Vegan Ribs’

25-Nov-2019 Ojah BV will launch the world’s first vegan ribs in December, during the Food Ingredients Europe trade show in Paris. The ribs are made with Ojah’s newly developed texture, called Heppi™. The World’s First Vegan Ribs The World’s First Vegan Ribs will seduce even hardcore meat lovers and, ac ... more

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Valio aims at carbon neutral dairy by 2035

06-Dec-2019 Sustainably produced food is a hot market and the carbon footprint of food products is already a decisive factor in consumers’ buying behaviour. As the world’s most innovative dairy, Valio has set an ambitious goal: carbon neutral dairy by 2035. This objective both helps to fight climate ch ... more

Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

World AIDS Day: Food Safety is Important for People with HIV or AIDS

01-Dec-2019 Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to remind those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) about the FDA resource guide on protecting yourself from foodborne illness and safely handling food. For ... more

Healthier food and drink products an opportunity in Mexico

29-Nov-2019 The pressure to make products healthier continues to grow, making this the right time to reformulate food and drink. Latin America countries have emphasized their focus on health, such as warning labels in Chile and sugar taxes in Mexico. Food and drink brands can seize on opportunities by ... more

BIOFACH 2020: The “Place To Be” for the international organic sector

27-Nov-2019 From 12 – 15 February 2020, the “Place To Be” for the international organic sector is Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, when BIOFACH, the World’s Leading Trade Fair for Organic Food, opens its doors again.  The annual start-of-year gathering for the sector is set to welcome some 3,500 exhibitors ... more

Teens become fast food junkies through social media

27-Nov-2019 Seventy percent of teens surveyed report engaging with food and beverage brands on social media and 35 percent engaged with at least five brands, according to a new study from the UConn Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity published in the journal Appetite. The study, funded by the Robert ... more

A new world map rates food sustainability for countries across the globe

27-Nov-2019 A global food system sustainability study builds the first map of its kind to score the sustainability of food systems, country-by-country. The study goes beyond usual questions of productivity and nutrition, and includes economic and social variables. Increased awareness of how human diets ... more

Nestlé announces industry-leading push to use Nutri-Score in Europe

27-Nov-2019 Nestlé today announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the first half of 2020. The company will implement Nutri-Score across brands of its wholly-owned businesses over a two-year period. Cereal Partners Worldw ... more

We love coffee, tea, chocolate and soft drinks so much, caffeine is literally in our blood

27-Nov-2019 Scientists at Oregon State University may have proven how much people love coffee, tea, chocolate, soda and energy drinks as they validated their new method for studying how different drugs interact in the body. In conducting mass spectrometry research, Richard van Breemen and Luying Chen w ... more

Reinforcing microbiome research for the next generation of health-promoting products

26-Nov-2019 To further increase the understanding of the microbiome's impact on human health and to accelerate the development of innovative nutritional solutions promoting health and wellbeing, Nestlé has entered into a partnership with the University of California San Diego Center for Microbiome Inno ... more

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Fish increasingly popular in the EU

06-Dec-2019 EU consumers are spending more and more money on fish and seafood. Consumer spending increased last year by three percent to 59.3 billion euros, more than for meat or food in general, the German Fisheries Association announced in Hamburg on Thursday, referring to the EU Fish Market Report. ... more

Europe’s lonely diners: Nearly a third of European consumers eat every meal alone

06-Dec-2019 With Christmas fast approaching,  Europeans will soon be gathering around the table to eat, drink and be merry, but today, the latest research from Mintel reveals the solitary nature of European consumers’ dining habits. It shows that on average nearly a third of Europeans often eat every m ... more

Ford, McDonald's To Convert Waste From Coffee Beans Into Car Parts

05-Dec-2019 Automaker Ford and fast-food giant McDonald's said they will collaborate to convert waste from coffee beans into vehicle parts, such as headlamp housings. Ford will make headlamp housings using discarded coffee chaff, the dried skin of the bean that naturally comes off during the roasting p ... more

Hot noodle dish delivered by drone

04-Dec-2019 The start of a limited delivery trial in Guangzhou, China, as part of the joint development of a drone cargo service was announced today at XAG headquarters.This joint development agreement was originally signed 02 July 2019 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Dalian (China) by Dirk Hoke, ... more

PepsiCo Acquires BFY Brands Expanding Better-For-You Portfolio and Production Capabilities

04-Dec-2019 PepsiCo, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BFY Brands, the maker of PopCorners snacks. Upon closing, BFY Brands will report into PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division.  The addition of BFY Brands will expand Frito-Lay's snacking portfolio and fu ... more

Sweet potato uses a single odor to warn its neighbors of insect attack

04-Dec-2019 A single volatile substance can be sufficient to induce a defense response in sweet potatoes to herbivores. Researchers have identified this substance and shown that the mechanism is not only limited to the attacked plant itself but also alerts unaffected neighboring plants to defend themse ... more

Researchers compare nutritional value of infant and toddler foods

04-Dec-2019 Infant and toddler foods sold in pouches have lower nutritional value than foods sold in jars and other packaging, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. The findings of the study are published in the current issue of the journal ... more

World AIDS Day: Food Safety is Important for People with HIV or AIDS

01-Dec-2019 Dec. 1 is World AIDS Day and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to remind those living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) or Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) about the FDA resource guide on protecting yourself from foodborne illness and safely handling food. For ... more

Healthier food and drink products an opportunity in Mexico

29-Nov-2019 The pressure to make products healthier continues to grow, making this the right time to reformulate food and drink. Latin America countries have emphasized their focus on health, such as warning labels in Chile and sugar taxes in Mexico. Food and drink brands can seize on opportunities by ... more

Higher Nut Consumption May Help Prevent Cognitive Decline in the Elderly

29-Nov-2019 A recent INC-funded study, published in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research[1], showed that a high intake of nuts may help protect the elderly from cognitive decline. A team of researchers examined whether a diet high in nuts might help protect against age-related cognitive decline over a t ... more

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