The UK Institute of Food Research (IFR) is working with several other partners including Lotus cars to explore the potential uses of residual food production and agriculture material – including the prospect of producing biofuel with a low-carbon footprint.
Kraft Foods Europe is the second company to win a positive article 13.5 proprietary and emerging science health claim opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) with a submission linking starch and glycaemic response in baked products.
A new nutritional charter initiated by Cereal Partners France - a joint venture between Nestlé Cereals France and General Mills - reflects French government targets and pledges to boost fibre in its childrens' range.
Recently undertaken research has devised a method for developing a global tracing system to rapidly identify the origin of grain in a bulk shipment, enabling trace-back all the way to individual farm fields and adherence to US and EU traceability regulations.
Bran cereal with unsweetened raisins does not increase the levels of acid in dental plaque than bran flakes alone, which may put paid to the commonly held perception that raisins are acidogenic, claims a new US study.
Irish dairy and ingredients group, Carbery, is promoting research employing its hydrolysed whey protein ingredient, Optipep, that it says demonstrates its superiority to regular whey protein in terms of insulin response.