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  • Starch Europe Welcomes EU-Japan Political Agreement Starch Europe, the trade association which represents the interests of the EU starch industry, has welcomed the political agreement on an EU-Japan Economic Partnership, which was signed on 6 July after 4 years of negotiations. Starch Europe looks forward to improved access to the Japanese market for EU starch products. Reacting to the news of the [...]...
  • Growing British Appetite For Sports Nutrition Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, new research from Mintel finds that many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products. Indeed, almost three in 10 Brits (27%) use sports nutrition products*, rising to two in five (39%) Brits who exercise more than once a week. Overall, it is the UK’s young men who [...]...
  • McCormick Strengthens Flavour Leadership With $4.2 Billion Acquisition McCormick & Company, the US-based ingredients producer, is acquiring the food business of Reckitt Benckiser Group, the consumer health and hygiene company, for $4.2 billion. Reckitt Benckiser’s food business, which incorporates Frank’s RedHot Hot Sauce, French’s Mustard and other iconic, market-leading products, will strengthen McCormick’s leadership in the attractive condiments category in the US. Operating facilities [...]...
  • Givaudan to Acquire Vika Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, is acquiring Vika to strengthen its portfolio of natural dairy solutions. Vika offers a range of natural dairy ingredients, fonds and stocks, as well as meat and plant based extracts to customers in the food and beverage industry. With headquarters in the Netherlands, Vika also has facilities [...]...
  • EFSA Reviews Safety of Glutamates Added to Food EFSA has established a safe intake level for glutamic acid and glutamates used as food additives after re-evaluating their safety. The Authority also concluded that estimated dietary exposure to glutamic acid and glutamates may exceed not only the safe level but also doses associated with adverse effects in humans for some population groups. On this [...]...
  • Frutarom Strengthens its Position in Savoury Flavours Frutarom Industries, one of the world’s largest companies in the field of flavours and specialty fine ingredients, is exercising its option for the purchase of the remaining 5% balance of share capital of Les Ingredients Alimentaires of Canada for approximately US$2 million (C$2.75 million). This follows the acquisition of 95% of BSA’s share capital in [...]...

Starch Europe Welcomes EU-Japan Political Agreement

    Starch Europe Welcomes EU-Japan Political Agreement

Starch Europe, the trade association which represents the interests of the EU starch industry, has welcomed the political agreement on an EU-Japan Economic Partnership, which was signed on 6 July after 4 years of negotiations. Starch Europe looks forward to improved access to the Japanese market for EU starch products.
Reacting to the news of the […]

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Growing British Appetite For Sports Nutrition

    Growing British Appetite For Sports Nutrition

Once the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders, new research from Mintel finds that many of the UK’s fitness lovers are using sports nutrition products. Indeed, almost three in 10 Brits (27%) use sports nutrition products*, rising to two in five (39%) Brits who exercise more than once a week. Overall, it is the UK’s young men who […]

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McCormick Strengthens Flavour Leadership With $4.2 Billion Acquisition

    McCormick Strengthens Flavour Leadership With $4.2 Billion Acquisition

McCormick & Company, the US-based ingredients producer, is acquiring the food business of Reckitt Benckiser Group, the consumer health and hygiene company, for $4.2 billion. Reckitt Benckiser’s food business, which incorporates Frank’s RedHot Hot Sauce, French’s Mustard and other iconic, market-leading products, will strengthen McCormick’s leadership in the attractive condiments category in the US.
Operating facilities […]

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Givaudan to Acquire Vika

    Givaudan to Acquire Vika

Givaudan, the global leader in flavours and fragrances, is acquiring Vika to strengthen its portfolio of natural dairy solutions. Vika offers a range of natural dairy ingredients, fonds and stocks, as well as meat and plant based extracts to customers in the food and beverage industry. With headquarters in the Netherlands, Vika also has facilities […]

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EFSA Reviews Safety of Glutamates Added to Food

    EFSA Reviews Safety of Glutamates Added to Food

EFSA has established a safe intake level for glutamic acid and glutamates used as food additives after re-evaluating their safety. The Authority also concluded that estimated dietary exposure to glutamic acid and glutamates may exceed not only the safe level but also doses associated with adverse effects in humans for some population groups. On this […]

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Frutarom Strengthens its Position in Savoury Flavours

    Frutarom Strengthens its Position in Savoury Flavours

Frutarom Industries, one of the world’s largest companies in the field of flavours and specialty fine ingredients, is exercising its option for the purchase of the remaining 5% balance of share capital of Les Ingredients Alimentaires of Canada for approximately US$2 million (C$2.75 million). This follows the acquisition of 95% of BSA’s share capital in […]

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GNT Group Doubles Capacity For Product Development

    GNT Group Doubles Capacity For Product Development

The GNT Group has opened its brand new laboratory facilities in Mierlo, The Netherlands. With an investment of more than €3 million, the global market leader in colouring foods has considerably expanded its capacities for product development and quality control. Over the past years, the GNT site in Mierlo has been constantly growing, now covering six hectares. […]

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ADM Completes Acquisition of Chamtor

    ADM Completes Acquisition of Chamtor

Archer Daniels Midland Company, one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, has completed the acquisition of Chamtor, a French producer of wheat-based sweeteners and starches.
Pierre Duprat, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa at Cargill comments: “France is well-known in Europe for its wheat production capabilities, and is a key destination market […]

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Egg replacing starch can cut recipe cost by 15%

    Egg replacing starch can cut recipe cost by 15%

A modified starch claimed to replace everyday ingredients such as oil and egg while helping reduce recipe costs by as much as 15% has been introduced by Ingredion.
According to foodmanufacture.co.uk, the N-Creamer 2230 starch allows manufacturers of mayonnaise, dressings and creamy sauces to create affordable recipes without compromising on the eating experience, the company said. […]

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New Highland Spring factory opens

    New Highland Spring factory opens

The Queen has officially opened a new factory building for the UK’s top producer of bottled water. She was presented with a specially-labelled bottle of Highland Spring water she helped make after pressing the button to start the new production line.
The commemorative bottles have a crown on the thistle logo and the slogan “Specially selected […]

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Stevia sweetener variant is 20 times more potent

    Stevia sweetener variant is 20 times more potent

A sweetener made from a stevia leaf that contains 20 times more steviol glycosides than the standard leaf variety is now available from PureCircle. StarLeaf means products with more upfront sweetness can be made without any lingering bitterness, according to the company.
Part of a €100m investment, the StarLeaf stevia leaf will now be planted across […]

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Campbell Soup to buy Pacific Foods for $700m

    Campbell Soup to buy Pacific Foods for $700m

Campbell Soup says it has agreed to pay $700 million to acquire Pacific Foods, which makes organic broths and plant-based drinks.
The deal marks the latest effort by Campbell to diversify its product lineup to better reflect changing tastes toward foods that are seen as healthier or fresher. The New Jersey-based company’s other acquisitions have included […]

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New Tetra Pak® High Shear Mixer Delivers Better Mixing Performance and Cuts Energy Consumption

    New Tetra Pak® High Shear Mixer Delivers Better Mixing Performance and Cuts Energy Consumption

Tetra Pak has launched its next generation high shear inline mixer, offering customers unparalleled ingredient mixing performance and lower operating costs. Featuring a radical new design that produces finer, more consistent and more stable emulsions, the new R370-1000D reduces the need for downstream homogenisation, delivers a better quality end product and cuts energy bills.
Monica Gimre, […]

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Starch-based Ingredients Made Simple – Starch Europe Launches a New Interactive Platform

    Starch-based Ingredients Made Simple – Starch Europe Launches a New Interactive Platform

Starch Europe has launched a new online Q&A platform “Starch in Food: Your Questions Answered” (www.starchinfood.eu) inviting visitors to learn more about the use of all starch based ingredients, including modified starch and starch-based sugars in food through a set of Q&As, a video and an interactive infographic.
Starch-based ingredients, depending on the way they are […]

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Richardson Acquires European Oat Millers to Expand Global Reach

    Richardson Acquires European Oat Millers to Expand Global Reach

Richardson International, Canada’s leading agribusiness, has expanded its oat milling business with the acquisition of European Oat Millers. Based in Bedford, England, European Oat Millers is the second largest oat miller in Europe, producing a wide range of oat products, including various oat flakes, flour and groats, as well as wheat and barley flakes and […]

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Lycored Sells Premix Business to Prinova

    Lycored Sells Premix Business to Prinova

Global carotenoid leader Lycored is selling its nutrient premix business to US food ingredients supplier Prinova. As part of the transaction all the company’s premix-related activities and assets, which are based mainly in the UK and China, will be transferred to Prinova.
The divestment is another step in executing the business strategy Lycored announced two years ago. […]

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Record Breakers – Vitafoods Europe Enjoys Big Surge in Visitors and Exhibitors

    Record Breakers – Vitafoods Europe Enjoys Big Surge in Visitors and Exhibitors

Vitafoods Europe has enjoyed another record-breaking year, with visitor and exhibitor numbers both significantly up on 2016. Almost 20,000 (19,951) visitors attended the global nutraceutical event in Geneva between 9 and 11 May – 13% more than last year. Furthermore, a record 1,034 companies exhibited – up 15% on 2016.
This was the most international Vitafoods Europe […]

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PureCircle Successfully Produces New StarLeaf™ Stevia Extract With High Degree of Sugar-Like Taste

    PureCircle Successfully Produces New StarLeaf™ Stevia Extract With High Degree of Sugar-Like Taste

PureCircle, the world’s leading producer and innovator of stevia ingredients for the global beverage and food industry, has announced the successful production of the first stevia leaf extract from the new, breakthrough, proprietary stevia leaf – StarLeaf™ stevia.
StarLeaf stevia contains over 20 times more sugar-like steviol glycoside content compared to standard stevia leaf varieties. The […]

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DuPont Nutrition & Health Increases the Appeal of Dairy-Free Drinks

    DuPont Nutrition & Health Increases the Appeal of Dairy-Free Drinks

DuPont Nutrition & Health (DuPont) has made it easier for beverage manufacturers to produce stable soy, almond and other plant-based drinks with a refreshing texture and a clean label. Utilizing a new ingredient in the DuPont™ Danisco® range, manufacturers can obtain all the functionality they need without mixing in other additives.
The gelling ingredient is GRINDSTED® […]

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EFSA Confirms Safe Levels For Nitrites and Nitrates Added to Food

    EFSA Confirms Safe Levels For Nitrites and Nitrates Added to Food

Existing safe levels for nitrites and nitrates intentionally added to meat and other foods are sufficiently protective for consumers, EFSA has concluded after re-evaluating their safety. Consumer exposure to nitrites and nitrates as food additives is within safe levels for all population groups, except for a slight exceedance in children whose diet is high in […]

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Winners of 2017 Bridge2Food Sports & Active Nutrition Awards

    Winners of 2017 Bridge2Food Sports & Active Nutrition Awards

Carbonated protein soda, delicious meat snack bars, ready to drink meals (RTD) and ingredients designed to mask the flavour of protein were the winners of Bridge2Food’s 2017 Sports & Active Nutrition Awards showcasing innovation, the use of natural, functional ingredients and the continued trend to adapt mainstream products to target the active nutrition market.
FORI Meat […]

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New Whey Protein Goes Soft on Tough Snack Bars

    New Whey Protein Goes Soft on Tough Snack Bars

Arla Foods Ingredients has cracked the problem of hard protein bars with a new whey protein solution that stays soft for at least a year.
Nearly half of US consumers (45%) purchased a high-protein bar in the past month, according to research[1]. However, due to textural deterioration during shelf life – a common issue with high-protein […]

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Kerry to Showcase New Snacking Research and Highlight Opportunities For Snacking Industry

  Kerry to Showcase New Snacking Research and Highlight Opportunities For Snacking Industry

Snackex, the global sourcing event for the savoury snacks industry, takes place from 21-22 June in Vienna and will see Kerry the Taste & Nutrition Company, showcase new research in the snacking category.
Consumer Insights Manager at Kerry Europe, Ciara McCabe, will present research that delves into consumer needs in the category, as well as detailing […]

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New Powdered Version of ΩMegaSweet® Launched

  New Powdered Version of ΩMegaSweet® Launched

Earlier in 2017, Omega Ingredients announced the launch of their revolutionary liquid natural sugar alternative, ΩMegaSweet®, which resulted in calls from the largest drinks companies around the world and record sales. Following this success, their next innovation is a powdered version, a 100% natural, calorie-free flavour system that can be used in dry food as well as beverages. ΩMegaSweet® […]

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Salt of the Earth Helps Meat Companies Reduce Sodium

  Salt of the Earth Helps Meat Companies Reduce Sodium

Salt of the Earth has cracked the code on creating tasty meat products with less sodium. The company collaborated with leading meat companies to meet sodium-reduction regulations in several types of meat products. Mediterranean Umami, a clean-label ingredient, lowers sodium by 25%-33% or more in processed meats.
“The food industry is under significant pressure to reformulate products to reduce […]

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New Oil Soluble Range of Natural Colours Helps Producers Meet Consumer Demand

  New Oil Soluble Range of Natural Colours Helps Producers Meet Consumer Demand

Natural ingredients are top of mind for many North American consumers. With 45% of all consumers even wanting their snacks to be made from natural ingredients, indulgence food manufactures are looking for new color solutions. It is therefore good news that Chr. Hansen Natural Colors is now launching a new oil soluble range made from natural […]

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Lampados Launches 3D Stevia Sweetener

  Lampados Launches 3D Stevia Sweetener

Lampados International has launched Liteez, its new, 3D stevia sweetener for hot drinks. This “free-from” meringue kiss addresses the growing demand for sugar reduction in beverages.
The patent-pending vegan meringue kiss is a completely plant-based treat. It is free from any allergens, such as eggs, gluten, lactose, or nuts, and contains just a few simple ingredients, […]

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Fi Europe & Ni 2017 Announces Record Number of Exhibitors

  Fi Europe & Ni 2017 Announces Record Number of Exhibitors

Fi Europe & Ni 2017 is the must attend event on the calendar of virtually everybody who works in the food, beverage and ingredients industry. This year, it will be the biggest show to date: With a record number of exhibitors, a 4-day conference programme focused on thought leadership and new sections and initiatives, organiser […]

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New Protein Knowledge Platform Goes Live

  New Protein Knowledge Platform Goes Live

An online knowledge-sharing platform designed to maximise the potential of whey protein and lactose has been set up
by Arla Foods Ingredients. The new Whey & Protein Blog – thewheyprotein.blog – will act as an impartial, non-commercial focal point where individuals, businesses and experts with an interest in whey protein and lactose can share information.
Writing in the […]

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Field-to-Fork Organic Rosemary Solutions From Frutarom

  Field-to-Fork Organic Rosemary Solutions From Frutarom

The Frutarom Food Protection Business Unit has expanded its organic oxidation management solutions line with an organic rosemary extract designed to prevent oxidation and increase the shelf-life of food products. This natural Mediterranean botanical has been made possible through collaboration between Hishtil Nurseries in Israel and organic farmers in Spain.
A rising demand for natural and […]

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Dietary Reference Values – EFSA Publishes Advice on Vitamin K

  Dietary Reference Values – EFSA Publishes Advice on Vitamin K

EFSA has set dietary reference values for vitamin K as part of its review of scientific advice on nutrient intakes. The Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergies (NDA) decided to maintain the dietary reference values established by the Scientific Committee for Food in 1993. Consequently, the NDA Panel defined daily adequate intakes (AIs) for […]

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Orkla Licences Acrylamide-reducing Yeast From Renaissance BioScience

  Orkla Licences Acrylamide-reducing Yeast From Renaissance BioScience

Orkla Food Ingredients, a business area of Orkla, has signed a license agreement with Renaissance BioScience Corp to exclusively produce and sell Renaissance acrylamide-reducing yeast to food manufacturers in the European Nordic and Baltic markets, starting in Q3 2017.
“Renaissance’s acrylamide-reducing yeast has shown promising results in baked goods trials, and Orkla is pleased to be […]

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Tate & Lyle Expands Portfolio of Texturants With 17 Non-GMO Starches

  Tate & Lyle Expands Portfolio of Texturants With 17 Non-GMO Starches

Tate & Lyle, a leading global provider of food ingredients and solutions, has introduced 17 new non-GMO starches with the same functionality as their traditional counterparts. This is part of an ongoing programme of non-GMO ingredient expansions across Tate & Lyle’s texturants, fibre enrichment, and sugar and calorie reduction portfolios.
Werner Barbosa, Global Platform Leader, Texturants […]

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RAPS Opens New Plant in Germany

  RAPS Opens New Plant in Germany

RAPS has invested around €1.5 million in new technology at its German headquarters. Working with a renowned plant manufacturer, a state-of-the-art facility for raw material preparation has come to life. Offering a wider selection of cleaning methods and improved contaminant detection, the company can now handle a broader array of raw materials at higher throughput speeds.
RAPS […]

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Rise in Moderate Alcohol Consumption Presents Opportunity For Adult Soft Drinks

  Rise in Moderate Alcohol Consumption Presents Opportunity For Adult Soft Drinks

As consumers across Europe embrace a healthier lifestyle, a growing trend for more moderate alcohol consumption is emerging. Research conducted by Kerry Taste and Nutrition shows that half of consumers are actively reducing their alcohol intake, with 40 per cent of those surveyed stating that their change in habit comes as a result of health […]

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Advice on Follow-on Formulae With Lower Protein Content

  Advice on Follow-on Formulae With Lower Protein Content

Follow-on formula with a protein content of at least 1.6 g/100 kcal made from either cow or goat’s milk is safe and suitable for infants living in Europe, EFSA says. Current EU legislation sets the minimum protein content at 1.8 g/100kcal.
For the scientific assessment, EFSA considered the dietary protein requirements of infants from 6 to […]

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New Turkish and Colombian Members Extend IADSA’s Global Reach

IADSA, the international organization for the food/dietary supplements sector, has expanded its representation with the addition of two new member associations from Turkey and Colombia. Joining IADSA are the Turkish nutrition trade body GTBD, which is based in Ankara, and the Colombian organization ANDI located in Bogota.
With the affiliation of Colombia and Turkey, the total […]

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Orkla Expands in Ice Cream Ingredients and Accessories in Germany

  Orkla Expands in Ice Cream Ingredients and Accessories in Germany

Orkla Food Ingredients, the leading bakery ingredients player in the Nordic region, has purchased 100% of the shares in the German sales and distribution company Eis Ludwig Gräbner. With the acquisition of Eis Gräbner, Orkla Food Ingredients will strengthen its position as a supplier of ice cream ingredients and accessories.
Orkla Food Ingredients is one of […]

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EHL Ingredients Increases Manufacturing Capacity by 50%

  EHL Ingredients Increases Manufacturing Capacity by 50%

EHL Ingredients, a leading UK importer, blender and packer of food ingredients from around the world, has acquired a new manufacturing site at the Broadstone Industrial Estate in Stockport giving them 8000 sq ft of extra space to further expand the family business which has been operating for over twenty years. The acquisition is an exciting […]

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New Food Enzyme Exposure Tool Paves Way For Evaluations

  New Food Enzyme Exposure Tool Paves Way For Evaluations

EFSA scientists have devised a way to more accurately estimate consumer exposure to enzymes used in food production, improving their safety evaluation as required by EU law. Use of the new approach in four newly published scientific opinions paves the way for the evaluation of the remaining 300 applications.
Dr Christina Tlustos, an exposure expert who […]

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WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients Introduces New Colourings

  WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients Introduces New Colourings

WILD Flavors & Specialty Ingredients (WFSI), a business unit of Archer Daniels Midland Company, is extending its portfolio of natural colouring foods with the addition of products based on extracts from pumpkin and a special carrot variety containing lycopene. Launched as a celebration of the company’s heritage in colouring foodstuff innovation, the new products add […]

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New Protein Knowledge Platform Goes Live

  New Protein Knowledge Platform Goes Live

An online knowledge-sharing platform designed to maximise the potential of whey protein and lactose has been set up by Arla Foods Ingredients. Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in value-added whey solutions.
The new Whey & Protein Blog – www.thewheyprotein.blog – will act as an impartial, non-commercial focal point where individuals, businesses and experts with an interest […]

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APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

  APRIL Secures £449,850 Innovate UK Government Project

OAL Group has secured a £448,850 Innovate UK funded project to further develop its APRIL™ robotics material handling systems for food manufacturers. The new project focuses on overcoming the well documented productivity challenges food manufacturers face preparing ingredients. It will be led by engineers from OAL in partnership with the University of Lincoln and will utlise […]

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NSF International Launches Raised Without Antibiotics Certification

  NSF International Launches Raised Without Antibiotics Certification

Global public health organization NSF International has developed an independent certification protocol — Raised Without Antibiotics — to certify animal products have been raised without exposure to antibiotics. The new certification protocol will help consumers identify products that do not contribute to the growth of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
NSF International’s Raised Without Antibiotics certification can be granted […]

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How to Achieve the Best Results From Key Ingredients Using Silverson Mixers

  How to Achieve the Best Results From Key Ingredients Using Silverson Mixers

Silverson Machines Ltd have recently released a series of new ‘How to’ videos on their YouTube channel intended to demonstrate and instruct how to get the best results from various key ingredients in the food industry.
Produced by Silverson’s videographer Emanuel Caetano, the series includes ‘How to’ information on applications such as Mixing Xanthan Gum, Dispersing […]

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Glanbia to Sell 60% of Dairy Ireland

  Glanbia to Sell 60% of Dairy Ireland

Glanbia plc, the global nutrition group, has agreed to sell 60% of its Dairy Ireland segment to Glanbia Co-op. Dairy Ireland is currently 100% owned by Glanbia plc and is comprised of two business units, Glanbia Consumer Foods Ireland and Glanbia Agribusiness.
In 2016, Dairy Ireland generated revenue of €616.2 million, earnings before interest, tax and […]

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Quorn Products Officially Registered as Vegan

  Quorn Products Officially Registered as Vegan

The UK’s largest producer of healthy meat alternatives, Quorn, has registered its entire Vegan Range with the Vegan Trademark, calling the logo the ‘cherry on top’ of a very successful launch. Some of the products have been available throughout the UK since October 2016 but the new registration gives extra credibility and assurance to consumers […]

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Britvic Helps Subway to Meet NHS Sugar Targets

  Britvic Helps Subway to Meet NHS Sugar Targets

The SUBWAY® brand has announced its 12 NHS franchised stores at hospital sites in the UK have met the relevant criteria relating to food and drink sold on NHS premises for the 2016/2017 CQUIN (Commissioning for Quality and Innovation) targets.
At the same time, the brand has exceeded the forthcoming CQUIN target announcement, by only serving no […]

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Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

  Gas Power Now Bringing Brewing Grains to Guinness

In a bid to reduce carbon emissions Diageo has teamed up with its suppliers to commission a new gas powered truck to deliver grain to the St. James’ Gate Brewery in Dublin. ‘The Low Carbon Supply Route’ project sees the Guinness brewer partner with malted barley suppliers Boortmalt and Harris Transport to use a dedicated […]

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New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated

  New Report Shows Over 180,000 Consumer Goods Products Reformulated

New data from The Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) shows more than 180,000 consumer goods products were reformulated in 2016, while over 30,000 communities worldwide have been involved in industry-led programmes that promote healthier diets and lifestyles. The data is part of the latest CGF Health & Wellness Progress Report, developed in conjunction with Deloitte, which […]

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New Palm-free, Water-dispersible Phytosterols

  New Palm-free, Water-dispersible Phytosterols

Lipofoods has launched its palm-free LIPOPHYTOL® phytosterol system. This highly concentrated, water-dispersible source of plant sterols in an easy-to-use format is designed to support cardiovascular health. It will be introduced at Vitafoods, Geneva on May 9-11, booth No. F52.
Grand View Research, Inc., reports that the global phytosterols market is estimated to reach USD 989.8 million […]

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Kerry Group’s Taste and Nutrition Division Appoints New President and CEO of Europe

  Kerry Group’s Taste and Nutrition Division Appoints New President and CEO of Europe

Kerry Group’s Taste and Nutrition division, a world leader in providing food and beverage solutions, has announced that it has appointed Malcom Sheil (pictured) as President and CEO of its business in Europe.
Malcolm joined Kerry as a Graduate Accountant from Dublin City University in 1988. He spent three years in the US as Plant Controller […]

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Vitafoods Europe 2017 Will be the Most Global Ever

  Vitafoods Europe 2017 Will be the Most Global Ever

This year’s Vitafoods Europe will showcase ingredients, products, and services from the widest range of countries yet, new figures reveal.
A record 1000 companies will exhibit at this year’s event, which takes place between 9 and 11 May in Palexpo, Geneva. They will travel from 56 countries – more than ever before. Meanwhile, around 18,500 visitors […]

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One in Five Irish People are Regular Gluten Free Shoppers

  One in Five Irish People are Regular Gluten Free Shoppers

According to new Bord Bia research, gluten free has now gone mainstream with one in five (20%) Irish people shopping for gluten free food regularly. The gluten free market in Ireland is estimated to be worth some €66 million, experiencing a 36% increase since last year (Kantar Worldpanel).
Highlighting where the growth has come from, Paula […]

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