Food And Drink

Getting on the property ladder: Leech will leave the FDF to join the British Property Federation

FDF director general stands down

By Laurence Gibbons

The Food and Drink Federation’s (FDF) director general Melanie Leech has announced her decision to stand down from her role in the New Year, to lead the British Property Federation.

Food packaging offers convenience in single-serve format

Packaging design inspiration gallery: SINGLE SERVE

By Jenni Spinner

Snacks, drinks, condiments, and other food and beverage favorites are fueling consumer demand for convenience with single-serve packaging. Here are some notable examples of one-shot containers seen on retail shelves.

Producing attractive finger foods - rather than those that require cutlery - could encourage people with Alzheimer's disease to eat more, say researchers.

Finger foods may be best for people with Alzheimer's

By Nathan Gray

Finger foods that are specifically designed for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease could help those suffering with the condition to eat more and improve their nutritional status, say researchers.

Texture and fullness: The psychology of satiety

Texture and fullness: The psychology of satiety

By Nathan Gray

Texture is important for the liking of a food, but it also offers valuable clues to our expected feelings of fullness. Now experts believe that subtle alterations in food texture can trick us into feeling fuller for longer.

Packaging gets competitive

Packaging gets competitive

A new report from Reuters Business Insight suggests that as overall
consumer spending on the food and drink industry continues to fall
packaging is becoming an increasingly important means of sustaining
future growth.

Apple-coloured drinks

Apple-coloured drinks

US food colour manufacturer D.D. Williamson has developed a caramelised
apple product from 100 per cent apple juice concentrate. The
company claims that food and beverage processors using the
caramelised apple product may label it...


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