The French are among the most frequent breakfasters in Europe,
according to a recent study - but traditional tastes are changing
rapidly with cereals beginning to take considerable market share
from the less trendy crackers and biscuits....
Demand for healthier oils and fats is increasing as obesity reaches
epidemic levels. The trend is also driving research efforts to
develop innovative methods to enhance oil and fat properties, say
market analysts at Frost & Sullivan.
Set against the backdrop of difficult trading conditions for
branded food manufacturers, raw material prices and a negative
currency impact played down first half figures for ingredients
Food and drink products targeted at children could be seriously
damaging their health, according to claims by the UK Consumers'
Association. It said that many products targeted at childen had
higher salt or sugar contents than...
The UK's Joint Health Claims Initiative has reduced the minimum
amount of soy protein required in a product for the soy health
claim, allowing a greater number of foods to display the
Nestlé has introduced its low-fat, high-fibre breakfast cereal
Nestlé Fitness to the Singaporean market. Containing key vitamins
and calcium and iron, the product is targeted at health-conscious