Ingredients

Protein snacks are at an all time high. Pic: GettyImages

The UK’s top 10 protein bar flavours

By Gill Hyslop

Research shows that consumer demand for protein is at an all-time high, with 29% of Americans stating that protein has become more important over the past year.

The UK's chief veterinary officer has lifted flockdown rules across the country, amid caution that the avian influenza outbreak continues to rage. Pic: GettyImages/Stephen Barnes

Flockdown is over: what this means for food producers

By Gill Hyslop

The good news is that the lockdown for free-range hens has been lifted and the birds are allowed to return to free-range roaming. But we're not yet over the worst outbreak of avian influenza in history, so how long with this freedom last? And what...

The Wheat Foods Council is ramping up its strategy to increase the use of wheat foods among consumers, foodservice operators and manufacturers. Pic: GettyImages/GMVozd

Wheat Foods Councils ramps up its ‘all things wheat’ message

By Gill Hyslop

Did you know there are six official classes of wheat? That each tiny wheat berry seed (the kernel) contains three distinct parts that are separated during the milling process to produce flour? That wheat made into fortified flour is subjected up to 21...

Délifrance knows the importance of clean label bakes for its customers. Pic: Délifrance

Délifrance unpacks clean label

By Gill Hyslop

The phrase has long been bandied about, but the concept has changed dramatically since it was first devised.

It’s high stakes for sugar and salt in 2023

It’s high stakes for sugar and salt in 2023

By Gill Hyslop

The Kerry Health and Nutrition Institute (KHNI) has identified 10 key trends set to shape the food industry in 2023, with women’s health, affordable nutrition and sugar and salt reduction among some of the top areas for innovation.

Regenerative agriculture improve soil health, biodiversity, climate resiliency and farmer economics. Pic: GettyImages/Tinnakorn Jorruang

Quinn signs up to the Soil Carbon Initiative

By Gill Hyslop

The Colorado-based mission-driven snack producer has announced its participation in the Soil Carbon Initiative's recently launched Go-To-Market Pilot Programme, designed to incentivise more US farmers to improve soil health, which will increase biodiversity...

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What’s trending for Pancake Day 2023?

By Gill Hyslop

Forget the fancy filling, topping and titbits, Brits still prefer their pancakes the traditional English way – with just a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkling of sugar.

Air fryering ticks both boxes in keeping energy costs down and following healthier lifestyles ... so why not snacks? Pic: Campbell Snacks

Kettle Brand joins the air fryer revolution

By Gill Hyslop

While the popularity for energy efficient air fryers has rocketed as consumers attempt to offset the cost-of-living crisis, the kitchen gadget also fits in with the healthier living trend, so it’s not surprising the tech has been adopted by the commercial...

Grain and agri food processors need to have completed a Dust Hazard Analysis to prevent or mitigate the risk of dust-related explosions. Pic: GettyImages/nndanko

Going beyond the Dust Hazard Analysis

By Gill Hyslop

Although grain and food processors should have already completed their Dust Hazard Analysis (DHA) in order to avoid non-compliance and the potential liability risks, there's lots to still consider what the next steps will be.