Sustainability efforts made by some of Europe’s leading food manufacturers slashed CO2 emissions from manufacturing operations by more than half in 2016 compared to a 1990 baseline, says the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).
UK researchers suggest whole grain foods with a fiber:carb ratio of less than 10:1 have the lowest fat, sugar and salt content, which could set in motion a new whole grain labelling system to help consumers chose healthier options.
Late last year, Loblaw Companies Limited and parent company, bread producer George Weston Limited, sent shockwaves throughout the Canadian retail system by admitting to a scheme to increase the price of packaged bread that went on for over 14 years.
Global demand for sesame seeds is set to explode thanks to two very different macro-trends – the rise of fast food in Asia and healthy food in the West. Agrifood giant Olam is doubling capacity in its plants to meet that demand.