As the UK organic sector hits a record value of £2.2 billion (€2.47bn), what's the secret to its success? Six trends are influencing our food choices today - and organic fits into all of them, says the Soil Association.
Food makers need to scrutinise what is fed to the livestock used in their products in order to develop a more sustainable production system that will be able to feed the world’s growing population, forecast to reach 9bn people by 2040, a new report by...
If a product in the EU has a 'no added sugar', it cannot contain any added sweetener, natural or artificial. Yet too many companies are flouting this law and it's "pure and simply illegal", says Belgian consumer group Test Achats.
An Italian appeal court has quashed Lidl's €0.5 million fine over its extra virgin olive oil that sensory panels flagged as virgin oil, in a case that highlights the importance of control checks throughout the supply chain, a food law expert says.
The Commission’s method to test for dual quality products will be ready in April and, when the results are published, Europeans should “vote with their purses and refuse to buy products they consider of lower quality,” the commissioner for justice, consumers...
DuPont Pioneer's soybean oil Plenish has been approved for the EU and, despite having to label on pack it as genetically modified, European manufacturers have already shown interest, says US trade group Qualisoy.
The vegetarian and vegan sector continues to be one of the fastest-growing segments in the German food and beverage market, as popular diet choices are supported by an up-tick in product development. What are the best opportunities to grow in the market?
Whole sea buckthorn is a natural preservative that has an even cleaner label than rosemary (which must be listed as an extract) for foods ranging from meat to confectionery. "It's the most powerful superfruit that gets the least amount of attention,"...
Boosting skills, lifting agricultural productivity, improving the UK’s diet and dealing with the fallout from Brexit were identified as priorities for the coming 12 months at the first UK Food and Drink Sector Council meeting.
Last year French President Emmanuel Macron said he wanted France to become a start-up nation. FoodNavigator headed to La French FoodTech's incubator in Lyon to meet some of the rising food stars of La French Tech.