Understanding elderly people's emotions about eating could help develop more tailored communication strategies and products, the researchers said

Emotional eating: How do the elderly feel about food?


The food industry is failing to tailor foods to the elderly – and recognising their various needs and wants could help companies develop more successful products, according to a new study.

Companies cannot rely on a Europe-wide view, says Ingredion

Clean label trumps brands in Europe, says report

By Paul Gander

The ingredient list and a lack of additives or ‘artificial’ ingredients are the most important considerations for consumers when making a food purchase after price, says a new report on clean label in Europe.

Sugar-sweetened beverages do not easily fit within a healthy diet, says Anderson

Food industry must slash sugar – not just tinker


Food industry ‘tinkering’ with sugar content while foods and drinks remain relatively high in sugar may detract from more basic sugar reduction strategies, warns a public health expert.

The UK has been dubbed 'the fat man of Europe'

Government policies should pass an ‘obesity test’


All new UK government policies should be considered in the context of rising obesity rates in an effort to reverse the trend, urges a report from independent think tank 2020health.

Cassava could be used in a similar way to corn to provide starch sweeteners

Cassava shapes up as an alternative source for starch sweeteners

By Paul Gander

New research led by Du Pont Industrial Biosciences concludes that enzyme technology currently used with maize and wheat could be applied far more widely to cassava root starch to produce sweeteners such as glucose, fructose and maltose.

Healthy dairy demand helps Chr. Hansen to strong Q3

Healthy dairy demand helps Chr. Hansen to strong Q3

By Nathan Gray

An increasing demand for low-fat yoghurt and reduced-salt cheese will lift its sales this year, according to Chr. Hansen,  as the firm reports a 10% rise in revenue its Q3 results.

Asked if they trusted the dairy industry to fully purify milk, 70% of  under-25s said no.

Brits moving to non-dairy pastures: Mintel report

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

There is a growing trend towards dairy alternatives in the UK, with volume sales of cow-milk alternatives such as soya, rice and buffalo milk up 155% between 2011 and 2013, according to a Mintel report.

“Kerry’s Durban centre will support our global customers who are expanding their regional footprint...

Irish dairy group beefs up African ingredients presence

By Lynda Searby

The opening last week of a regional development and application centre in Durban, South Africa, signals a clear intent by Kerry Foods to ramp up its focus on the fast growing sub-Saharan African region.

“The government is growing increasingly interested in usage of scarce water resources and the wisdom of dairy farming in a desert environment is questioned increasingly...

Water shortages threaten Saudi dairy production

By Eliot Beer

The Saudi Arabian dairy food market is set to grow 6.7% a year to 2017, but water shortages and government pressure may force a shift to more imported dairy ingredients, according to a new report.

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