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Move over potato chips...consumers want veggie chips, hummus and now seaweed, say manufacturers

'There’s going to be little tweaks in the direction of better-for-you because it isn’t just a niche group like granola people, it’s everybody'

Trendy snacks: Will seaweed, hummus and cassava spell the death of the potato chip?

By Kacey Culliney

The alternative chip craze has exploded with a flurry of root veg and plant products on shelf, but can they compete with or even kill off the infamous potato chip?

EFSA's final scientific opinion on acrylamide in food said the highest dietary contributor for adults was fried potato products like French fries

EFSA stands by acrylamide cancer concerns

By Kacey Culliney

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published its final opinion on acrylamide in food, reconfirming previous evaluations that it increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups.

The official ribbon cutting ceremony

Tomra Sorting opens €2.1m R&D centre in Dublin

By Jenny Eagle

Tomra Sorting has opened a €2.1m research centre in Citywest, Dublin, which includes an office, workshop, demonstration space, peeling process development lab, advanced optics lab and a sorting test facility.

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