The report - the third annual collab between the association and Media Energy - includes Fedima’s Annual Industry Update, with pieces on Front-of-Pack nutrition labelling, responsible sourcing and communication trends.
By René Floris, NIZO Food Research Division Manager
To successfully launch a plant-based product onto the market today, businesses have to go above and beyond in flavour to stand out. How can a new, more holistic flavour approach put an end to organoleptic compromise?
Shoppers consistently prefer products that align with their values - and this is very true in the bakery and snacks sector too, extending to the ingredients, processes and overall footprint of the treats they consume.
John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association (NCA), has sent an email to Robert M. Califf, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating the new California Food Safety Act ‘undermines consumer trust and creates...
Despite being approved by the FDA, potassium bromate, propylparaben, red 3 and brominated vegetable oil (BVO) used in breads, candy baked goods and cake decorating gels will be banned in California in 2027. Here's what you need to know
Any manufacturer worth their (metal-free) salt knows that by installing metal detection systems, they are working their way steadily towards a safer, more productive environment. But what exactly does a metal detector do and how does it effectively protect...
Keeping food safe should be a straightforward task but in reality, it has become increasingly challenging for manufacturers to meet safety and authenticity targets. One major concern is verifying that food labels are accurate as they provide vital information...
Soaring energy and ingredient prices, the cost of living crisis, labour shortages and the UK Government’s HFSS regulations - the craft bakery sector has been bombarded with one challenge after another. However, Karen Dear, recently appointed CEO of the...
Annually, around 420,000 people die after consuming contaminated food. These are preventable deaths. To change this status quo and inspire action, in 2018, the United Nation established the World Food Safety Day (WFSD).
The forward-thinking Japanese snack producers have done it again: this time from Koikeya, with its 濃いじゃが koijaga (literally ‘dense potato’) anchovy and olive flavoured chips that are sure to be an attention-grabber.
Shareholders of the craft bakery sector in England, Wales and Northern Ireland can access facilities from expert advice on HR, health and food safety to discounted online training on the Craft Bakers Association’s new website.
The web-based tool is designed to help producers stand out in a competitive marketplace by demonstrating how the right clean label solution can provide stability while meeting a brand’s goals for clean, simple labels.
There are ‘exciting opportunities to feed the world’, according to the FAO of the United Nations, which highlights the potential of ‘new foods’ like jellyfish, edible insects and cellular meat. However, the organisation suggests, now is the time to start...
The Australian food system is touted to be one of the safest in the world, but continued reports on major safety issues such as allergens and microbial contaminations are raising questions over whether more needs to be done to protect consumers.
For today’s increasingly health-conscious consumers, what goes into the food they buy is more important than ever, driving the demand for shorter, more natural and less tongue-twisting ingredient lists. In turn, new and fresh grain-based snack and bakery...
Mettler-Toledo Product Inspection is gearing up for the food industry’s fast-approaching digital transformation with the release of a significantly updated version of its ProdX product inspection management software.
Contaminant detection and materials sorting specialist Sesotec is hosting a virtual exhibition in lieu of its presence at interpack, which has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The American Bakers Association (ABA) has issued a shout-out to the thousands of workers in the bakery supply chain who continue to supply safe products for citizens, despite today’s unprecedented lifestyle caused by coronavirus.
Dinant snacks, which produces Zambos, Ranchitas, Taqueritos, Zibas, Del Rancho Cappy under the Yummies brand, has received the internationally-recognized SQF certification for its Safe Quality Food program.
The European bakery and pastry ingredients federation recently celebrated its 50th anniversary with its secretary general calling for a market that protects the innovation capacity for manufacturers of bakery ware across Europe.
Systech, primarily known for its serialization, traceability, anti-counterfeiting, pharmaceutical regulations and supply chain technology, has expanded into Food & Beverages introducing its UniSecure platform at AIPIA.
FDA’s new Acting Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Norman Sharpless, promised last week that he will pick up where outgoing Commissioner Scott Gottlieb left off in strengthening nutrition policy and regulation to improve the public’s health and implementing...
The Food Safety and Standard Authority of India (FSSAI) has announced new regulations prohibiting all food businesses in India from using ‘unsafe’ materials such as newspapers and recycled plastics to wrap food products.
The implications of the Brexit referendum have left many in the food industry uncertain of how future food safety assurance will be influenced. Simon Weaver, red24’s Product Risks Commercial Manager, examines the issues.