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What's new in energy drinks?

Trendwatch: What's new in energy drinks?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The energy drink market is the fastest growing segment of the European soft drinks industry, so how are newcomers looking to get in on the action?

Sustainable palm oil production can be a boon for smallholders

Dispatch from RT10 in Singapore

Ensuring sustainability at the new frontiers of palm oil production

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Palm oil producers and traders have been looking for new production areas as expansion in environmentally sensitive regions in Southeast Asia has become increasingly difficult - but Latin American and African production must embrace sustainable standards...

Trendwatch: Traditional foods get 'snackified'

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

'Snackified' traditional foods are among the latest snack trends on show at SIAL in Paris this week, where better-for-you snacks have made a strong appearance.

World Food Day focuses on raising awareness of poverty and hunger

World Food Day

Food security is an industry issue, says Worldwatch expert

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The food industry could be a powerful player in ensuring food security - and that makes sense from both an ethical and a business perspective, according to Danielle Nierenberg, director of the Nourishing the Planet project at the Worldwatch Institute.

Dr David Tribe

Talking tough on Monsanto GM maize cancer study

By RJ Whitehead

Last week saw a furious row between researchers in France and their critics from around the world after they published new findings on the effect of genetically modified Roundup maize when it is fed to rats.

Galam Group produces all-natural stevia extract

Dispatches from Israel

Galam Group produces all-natural stevia extract

By Rod Addy

Galam Group has unveiled Stevia Pure, an all-natural stevia-based sweetener extracted using only water via membrane technology and physical processes.

Solbar ready to power up for growth post acquisition

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Solbar ready to power up for growth post acquisition

By Rod Addy

Solbar is preparing for strong global growth in the wake of its acquisition by farmer agri-cooperative CHS, according to Todd Watson, CHS global protein sales and development manager for food and food ingredients.

Omega-3 fatty acids are found in oily fish such as mackerel

Dispatches from Vitafoods Europe 2012

Omega-3 suppliers must know their consumers

By Rod Addy

Omega-3 suppliers must get to grips with their manufacturing customers and with consumers if they are to market their products successfully, according to Virpi Varjonen, executive consultant at commercialisation agents Invenire.

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