UK flavor house Maverick Innovations will set up a US manufacturing hub in the next five years; bolstering its presence with British flavors like banana and custard, its CEO says.
Rowe’s Cornish Bakers says its Falmouth factory will be fully operational again in a ‘short space of time,’ after a fire at the facility.
Researchers claim they have developed proteins that could help bring a wider variety of low-fat foods to market without compromising on texture and taste.
Ingredients firm Orchard Valley Foods is targeting sales of £30M following its acquisition of Food Ingredients International (FII), an increase of almost a third on projected figures for this year.
In a move to channel more investment into its growing Chinese market, food major General Mills has opened its first major technical centre outside of its Minneapolis headquarters.
The market for home baking has a gaping hole for healthier mixes that target kids, says the head of innovation at Innova Market Insights.
The sale of 2 Sisters’ Avana Bakeries site has offered hope to workers who faced losing their jobs because of its previously announced closure, although concerns remain about its future.
Swedish-Danish oils and fats giant AarhusKarlshamn (AAK) has acquired Colombian company Fabrica Nacional de Grasas (FANAGRA), which specializes in vegetable oils and fats for the bakery segment.
A nine o’clock watershed for junk food adverts could become part of Labour Party policy in the run-up to the UK general election next year.
The European Snack Association (ESA) says it welcomes EFSA’s recent draft opinion on acrylamide in food, but will push for greater clarity on safe levels and product categorization in the...
Unhealthy foods are being promoted to children in everyday children’s television programmes, new research published in the British Medical Journal suggests.
The expansion of oil palm plantations may also pose a threat to water quality in fresh water streams that millions of people depend on, according to new research.
Amica Chips and ICA Foods have pledged to stop advertising to under 12s and communication with primary schools unless asked as part of a voluntary EU scheme.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) will buy WILD Flavors for €2.3bn citing fast-growing demand for natural food and beverage flavors and ingredients as the rationale.
Grain-based products must diversify into adjacent, growing categories – particularly those in decline like bread, baking mixes and breakfast cereal, says the head of consumer insights at Ardent Mills.
Stevia in bakery faces huge technical hurdles given baking temperatures and duration and it’s an area that warrants hefty R&D efforts, says the chief scientific officer of Stevia Leaf....
Snacks - particularly those using ancient grains – and baking mixes have been pushing the gluten-free sector forward, according to market research firm Mintel.
A draft EFSA opinion has “confirmed previous evaluations” that dietary intake of acrylamide may increase the risk of developing cancer for consumers.
Processed food skepticism and fad dieting played a big part in the gluten-free boom, says the research director of Packaged Facts.
The market for gluten-free children’s food will be a big area for growth, predicts market research firm Mintel – but mainstream brands are yet to capitalize on the opportunity.
On the face of it, the FDA’s proposal to revoke the GRAS status of partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs) - the source of most of the ‘artificial’ trans fats in the US food...
Scottish confectioners Lees of Scotland and Tunnock’s will receive windfall tax rebates after the firms’ snowball products were ruled to be tax exempt cakes by a UK court.
Successful shopper marketing campaigns must be developed using a breadth of knowledge from data and depth from a human perspective, says the VP of shopper psychology at Saatchi & Saatchi...
Peanuts, wheat and egg are among several allergens that continue to be a global public health issue, and so industry must act with caution when developing allergen-free products, warns a...
It is vital that the yeast industry is not forgotten in European sugar and energy policies if Euro-firms are to remain competitive on an increasingly international stage, according to the...