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Approximately 20% of Brits and Americans suffer from IBS. Pic: GettyImages/Tharakorn

Will low FODMAP be the new gluten-free?

By Gill Hyslop

Industry trend watchers have hinted that interest in following a Low FODMAP lifestyle could grow in popularity to rival the gluten free trend.

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By Gill Hyslop

The rush to the so-called ‘shining new kid on the block’ – as Marcia Mogelonsky, director of Insight at Mintel Food and Drink terms it – has ignited like a wildfire and everyone is talking about it. But will it make vogue status?

Traditional almond cookies from Macau. Pic: ©GettyImags/MosayMay

China’s biscuit boom

By Gill Hyslop

Biscuit consumption is soaring in China, on the back that these intrinsic snacks offer pleasure and convenience, a boost of energy as well as satisfying hunger. They are also regarded as a well-heeled gift.