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For the first time ever 55% of the British public say they now prefer brown bread to white

Boring bread? Ditch bland ads and bite into the revolution

By Nick Mustoe, CEO of Kindred

Bread and milk have always been natural indicators for what is happening inside the average household. Both are reliable dietary staples and both have the ability to inspire passion and excitement on a marketable level.

FIC regulation: When is nutrition labelling mandatory?

FIC regulation: When is nutrition labelling mandatory?

By Steve Spice, head of regulatory affairs at Campden BRI

The Provision of Food Information to Consumers Regulation (FIC) is fast approaching the key date in December 2014, after which the majority of its provisions start to take effect. In this guest article, Campden BRI expert Steve Spice addresses some of...

Manufacturers should not look at replacing fructose with glucose, but rather reduce its reliance on sugar and HFCS, says Mintel expert Laura Jones.

Analyst Insight: The battle between fructose and glucose

By Laura Jones

Manufacturers should look to reduce overall use and reliance on sugar and not focus on replacing fructose with glucose, while concerns over HFCS should start to disperse as newer research invalidates current thinking, says Laura Jones of Mintel.

Which way for European nutrition innovation?

European nutrition innovation is dead? Long live fusion innovation!

By Peter Wennstrom

Consensus was real innovation was difficult to perceive with the naked eye at Vitafoods Europe this year. But that doesn’t mean it didn’t exist, says Healthy Marketing Team president and expert consultant, Peter Wennstrom, in this guest article.

Robert Besford

FIC: 10 Things You Should Do Now

By Robert Besford

‘The Food Information for Consumers Regulation (EU 1169/2011 – also known as ‘FIC’), which will start to be enforced in December this year, will have a big impact on all those involved in the supply and sale of food and drink products.

Where does our food come from? Traceability is crucial to market success

Where does our food come from? Traceability is crucial to market success

By Han De Groot, executive director at UTZ Certified and Liza Murphy, senior relationships manager at UTZ certified.

Traceability is here to stay – and it is industry’s responsibility to put efficient and reliable traceability systems in place to provide real information for consumers.  

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