A study published in the Journal of Food Bioactives confirms the plant compounds in hemp hull – discovered by Brightseed’s first-of-its-kind AI platform, called Forager AI – play a role in maintaining a healthy gut.
The Egyptian food safety authority has committed that the local food supply will hit World Health Organisation (WHO) trans fats guidelines within 12 months, claiming its recent policy changes will finally take it off the global high-consumption list.
The Oreo maker has launched Harmony Ambition 2030, the next chapter of its European sustainable wheat sourcing programme. Bees play a key role, and for each pack of biscuits sold, consumers will have the opportunity to contribute towards ‘a beautiful...
The watchdog developed the Gluten Free Accreditation (GFA) scheme on peer-reviewed research and has established a rigorous process to ensure bakeries, cafes and other food establishments adhere to best practice for safe gluten-free catering.
From product prototyping to thousands in cash, the new Northeastern Dairy Product Innovation Competition aims to support food innovators looking to launch products that utilize dairy ingredients produced in the US northeast.
EIT Food has launched its 2023 Entrepreneurship Programmes, designed to offer support to entrepreneurs to scale up their agrifood startups working to solve global food system challenges and deliver new innovations worldwide.
Trade groups like Craft Bakers Association, Scottish Bakers and Federation of Bakers have welcomed the UK Baking Industry Code of Practice (CoP) for the Labelling of Sourdough Bread and Rolls. The Real Bread Campaign, on the other hand, remains highly...
During the Dakar 2 African Food Summit, the African Development Bank Group (AfDB) and the Canadian government announced the establishment of a special fund to support Africa’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the agriculture sector.
The female-founded snack brand – now a PepsiCo brand – furthers its legacy of empowering women entrepreneurs with a new cohort of Project winners and showcasing Rise – created in collaboration with Reese Witherspoon’s media company Hello Sunshine and...
It’s widely known that snacking habits have increased over the past several years, spiking during the darker days of the pandemic as consumers turned to comfort eating. While the snackification trend continues to dominate, what has changed is the way...
For producers of traditionally indulgent snacks, New Year’s Resolutions raise the perennial challenge – how to keep health-conscious consumers engaged when they are at their most vigilant and discerning. Fortunately, the narratives around ‘guilt’, ‘indulgence’...
Kind Snacks founder Daniel Lubetzky and the team that helped to build his brand into a multi-billion dollar realisation have formed Camino Partners, an investment platform committed to help build the next generation of entrepreneurs.
Free from snack producer Fodilicious, broccoli crisps maker Growers Garden, and biscuit manufacturers Aldomak, Border Biscuits and Dean’s of Huntly are among the 13 Scottish businesses to be awarded funding from FDF Scotland’s Reformul8 Challenge Fund.
Australia recently launched a public consultation as a first step towards reviewing its Food and Grocery Code of Conduct following increasing concerns over its effectiveness and ability to resolve disputes between suppliers and retailers.
Mondelēz International has released its 2022 State of Snacking report, which reveals that, for the fourth consecutive year, snacking remains a preference over traditional meals, even though consumers are feeling the crunch of the current economy.
Campbell Soup Company is planning to consolidate its Snacks and Meals & Beverages divisions, further enhancing its already impressive headquarters in Camden, New Jersey, to ‘drive greater creativity, collaboration and career development’.
The six finalists of the Challenge’s Novel Tech category are Canadian commercial organisations with disruptive ideas that can be honed to prevent spoilage of pre-harvest crops, extend the shelf life of food, and transform food waste into compostable bioplastics.
Most schools nationwide are struggling to source sufficient options that meet current government-imposed nutrition standards and which students will eat – a problem that could worsen if the US Department of Agriculture imposes stricter, long-term nutrition...
German flour treatment specialist Mühlenchemie is placing a spotlight on scientific work into wheat flour alternatives, while US biotech firm Energis has garnered the green light for its pathogen reduction tech.
The Black-owned and woman-founded vegan and allergy-friendly producer has officially become a Certified B Corporation, hot on the heels of its partnerships with Eat. Learn. Play., The Birthday Project and #HashtagLunchbag in 2023.
The Guild of Fine Food has launched a new bursary that will see 50 micro F&B producers – including the world’s most innovative bakery and snack startups – punt their products to an expert panel of judges for Great Taste 2023 for free.
Scottish Bakers, Federation of Bakers, Craft Bakers Association, ABIM and UKAPY have sent a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer Jeremy Hunt, urging him to review his ‘new’ Energy Bills Discount Scheme.
IRCA – a portfolio company of private equity firm Advent International – has signed a definitive agreement to procure the Sweet Ingredients Portfolio of the Dublin-headquartered global provider of taste and nutrition solutions for the food, beverage and...
Scottish Bakers has ‘tentatively welcomed’ the Governments’ Energy Bills Discount Scheme for businesses due to roll out on 1 April, but said it is concerned it ‘could still spell disaster for many small businesses’.