All news articles for February 2015

Bakery, snack, cereal nutrition: Fortification, health claims

Powered up and packing nutritional punch

By Kacey CULLINEY

Protein, fiber and antioxidants are just a handful of common nutrients packed into bakery, snacks and cereals, but where are the true opportunities and what do consumers really want?

ECPA director-general: 'Innovative approaches to minimising losses of different substances from farm level (including pesticides) to water are needed'

Farmers need to up their game on water contamination, says ECPA

By Nicola Cottam

Europe’s farmers must acknowledge their contribution to surface water pollution and implement best practice measures to fulfil ambitious quality objectives set out in the Water Framework Directive, says the European Crop Protection Association (ECPA).

Datamonitor Consumer: 'High-fiber' claims will start to take increasing prominence as consumers become more aware of the negative effects on digestive health from over-consumption of protein'

Special Edition: Powered up and packing nutritional punch

Fortification future? Fiber will rise, protein will fall...

By Rachel ARTHUR

High-protein foods have evolved into a mainstream category with snacks standing strong, but the trend will start to lose its muscle to high-fiber so industry will have to be clever, says Datamonitor Consumer.