Health officials have urged consumers not to panic over the presence of cancer-causing chemicals in bread after an analysis revealed that many of India’s most popular bakery brands tested positive for potassium bromate and potassium iodate.
Which food firms are top for scoping out innovative start-ups and harnessing the latest research projects? FoodNavigator takes a look at the different incubator, accelerator and partnering schemes used by industry heavyweights.
The Good Bean – a Berkeley-based snack brand built around the garbanzo bean (chickpea) - more than doubled its sales in 2015 and expects to do so again in 2016 as pulse-based snacking (beans, peas, lentils) gains momentum.
Packaging Products Corporation (PPC) has spoken out about potential downsides of PVdC (polyvinylidene chloride) coated films for snacks as it partners with Toray Plastics America on its PVdC-free version for Utz Quality Foods.
The National Obesity Forum's advice to shun processed foods such as low-fat yoghurts and cheeses for whole foods this week has provoked mixed reactions – but consumers are already turning away from foods labelled as low-fat, diet or light, according...