The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) is requesting additional data from the food industry on the use of sucrose esters derived from fatty acids (E473), a food additive used in baked goods and flavoured drinks.
Chr. Hansen has named Mauricio Graber as the man who will succeed Cees de Jong as chief executive. What will change at the top mean for the ingredients supplier’s strategy and could it signal any portfolio shifts?
Manufacturers' Evolved Nutrition logo makes foods high in sugar, fat and salt seem healthier than they are, according to campaign group Foodwatch which has compared products under the UK's traffic light and the industry-own label.
Gluten-free products’ health benefits can be combined with environmental advantages, says an industrial-academia pact looking into boosting sustainability practices whilst improving the products’ nutritional value.
By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at international law firm Keller and Heckman
So-called dual quality food products were placed in the spotlight in 2017. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, asks if it is legal for food companies to offer different recipes under the same brand name in Europe.
Global demand for sesame seeds is set to explode thanks to two very different macro-trends – the rise of fast food in Asia and healthy food in the West. Agrifood giant Olam is doubling capacity in its plants to meet that demand.
Plans by the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) to ban sales of sugar-sweetened drinks in hospitals in England have been backed by the British Soft Drink Association (BSDA), who praised the decision to include all sugar-added drinks.