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Time to Fix the Failures in the UK Food System, Says Parliamentary Committee

    Time to Fix the Failures in the UK Food System, Says Parliamentary Committee

The UK’s food system is failing, putting the health of the population, and of the planet, at risk, according to a new report from the House of Lords Committee on

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Upfield Group to Invest €50 Million into Future of Plant-based Foods

    Upfield Group to Invest €50 Million into Future of Plant-based Foods

Upfield Group, the global leader in plant-based margarines, spreads and cheeses, is to invest €50 million in a new state- of-the-art Upfield Food Science Centre at Wageningen in the Netherlands.

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Nestlé to Acquire Majority Stake in Vital Proteins

    Nestlé to Acquire Majority Stake in Vital Proteins

Nestlé Health Science, a global leader in the field of nutritional science, has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Vital Proteins, the market leader in collagen in the United States and a leading lifestyle and wellness

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Study Finds Consumers Closely Monitor Fats, Oils in Packaged Food

    Study Finds Consumers Closely Monitor Fats, Oils in Packaged Food

Most consumers (68 percent) across the world report closely monitoring the type and amount of fat and oil in their packaged food, according to a recent global FATitudes study from

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The Federation of Bakers Promotes the Role of Bread in the UK Diet

    The Federation of Bakers Promotes the Role of Bread in the UK Diet

A new updated review has been launched by the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF), which outlines the role bread (including white, wholemeal, brown and wheat germ) plays in the UK diet.

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Researchers to Grow Food Production With Zero Carbon Emissions

    Researchers to Grow Food Production With Zero Carbon Emissions

A University of Limerick-led research team in Ireland has designed a self-contained greenhouse that provides its own water and could have a major impact on global food production. The C-MINUS

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ESI Nutrition Increases Production Capacity and Releases New Bottle Options

    ESI Nutrition Increases Production Capacity and Releases New Bottle Options

ESI Nutrition, the nutrition division of French dairy co-operative Laïta, has announced that, after two years of planning, construction, and initial set up, its new production line located in its

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Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

    Starch Europe Welcomes Publication of the EU Farm to Fork Strategy

Starch Europe has welcomed the much anticipated publication of the European Commission’s EU Farm to Fork Strategy. Starch Europe and its members strongly support the Commission’s climate neutrality ambition and

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European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

    European Commission Unveils New Biodiversity Strategy and a Farm to Fork Strategy

The European Commission has adopted a comprehensive new Biodiversity Strategy to bring nature back into our lives and a Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally friendly food system.

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Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

    Mondelēz International Accelerates Progress in Delivering Against its Sustainability and Well-being Goals

Mondelēz International has published its 2019 Snacking Made Right Report, highlighting the company’s significant progress towards achieving its 2025 sustainable and mindful snacking goals. The report outlines Mondelēz International’s ongoing

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Functional Ingredients Can Help Food Service Industry Address Consumer Need For Wellness

    Functional Ingredients Can Help Food Service Industry Address Consumer Need For Wellness

Functional ingredients like probiotics can help the food service industry respond to growing consumer focus on wellness, according to a new report. The global food service industry has had to

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Plant Power, Clean Labels and Personalisation Drive Segmentation of Sports Nutrition

    Plant Power, Clean Labels and Personalisation Drive Segmentation of Sports Nutrition

Global launches of sports nutrition products more than doubled between 2015 and 2019 and suppliers are now segmenting their offerings to meet the varied needs and interests of customers. There

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Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

    Kerry Group Invests in Clean-label Food Protection

Kerry Group, the taste and nutrition company, has expanded its clean-label food protection capabilities through the acquisition of two innovative companies, IsoAge Technologies and Biosecur Lab. These acquisitions, which were

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Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

    Call For Nutri-Score on All Foods in the EU

Nearly 40 stakeholders from across the spectrum – including consumer groups, policy makers, academics, food companies and retailers – are calling for the nutrition label Nutri-Score to become mandatory in

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Chr. Hansen Expands Probiotics Offering For Women’s Health

    Chr. Hansen Expands Probiotics Offering For Women’s Health

Chr. Hansen has acquired HSO Health Care. The acquisition of the Austria-based B2B company specialising in probiotics for women’s health will strengthen and expand Chr. Hansen’s global microbial platform. The

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YFood Secures €15 Million Investment

    YFood Secures €15 Million Investment

YFood, a Munich-based start-up company offering complete food solutions in the form of drinks, bars and powder, has secured a €15 million Series B financing round, led by London-based Felix

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DSM Accelerates Leadership in Early Life Nutrition Market

    DSM Accelerates Leadership in Early Life Nutrition Market

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in nutrition, health and sustainable living, has completed its acquisition of Glycom, the world’s leading supplier of Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMOs), for an enterprise

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Global Dairy Ingredients Market to be Worth $81.4 Billion by 2025

    Global Dairy Ingredients Market to be Worth $81.4 Billion by 2025

Valued at US$53.8 billion in 2019, the global dairy ingredients market (incorporating proteins, milk powder, milk fat concentrate, lactose and its derivatives) is projected to be worth US$81.4 billion by

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Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

    Kerry Group to Invest $125 Million to Create World-class Food Manufacturing Facility in the US

Kerry Group, the leading taste and nutrition company, has confirmed that it is to invest $125 million in its facility at Rome, Georgia in the US to create a new

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BENEO to Invest More than €50 Million Expanding Chicory Inulin Production

    BENEO to Invest More than €50 Million Expanding Chicory Inulin Production

BENEO, one of the leading manufacturers of functional ingredients, has announced a significant expansion for its chicory root fibre production facility in Chile by 2022, funded by an investment of

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Glanbia Increases Revenues But Earnings Decline

    Glanbia Increases Revenues But Earnings Decline

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, delivered strong revenue growth in its 2019 financial year ended 4 January 2020 with revenue increasing by 16.6% to €3.876 billion. The drivers of revenue

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First Industry-wide Conference Looked at How Nutrition is Changing the Game in Foodservice and Inspiring Innovation on Menus

    First Industry-wide Conference Looked at How Nutrition is Changing the Game in Foodservice and Inspiring Innovation on Menus

Kerry Taste & Nutrition recently hosted a first of its kind conference exclusive to the UK foodservice sector, sharing knowledge and insights on an area that is key to future

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Nestlé Further Invests in Aimmune Therapeutics

    Nestlé Further Invests in Aimmune Therapeutics

Nestlé Health Science (NHSc) has announced that it will make a further equity investment of US$200 million in Aimmune Therapeutics,

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The 2020 Trends Set to Drive Innovation in Snacking

    The 2020 Trends Set to Drive Innovation in Snacking

Almonds will continue to be a key ingredient driving innovation in snacking as the plant-based ‘revolution’, wholesome indulgence and natural,

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The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance Unveils its Priorities For the New European Commission

    The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance Unveils its Priorities For the New European Commission

The priorities of the sports nutrition sector for the new mandate of the European Commission to ensure a healthier and

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€21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre in Ireland

    €21.6 Million Boost For ‘Functional Food’ Technology Centre in Ireland

The Irish Government has announced Enterprise Ireland funding of €7.2 million, over five years, for Food for Health Ireland, a

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Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

    Nestlé Announces Industry-leading Push to Use Nutri-Score in Europe

Nestlé has announced that it will use Nutri-Score nutrition labeling in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Switzerland, starting in the

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Smart Mama Concepts Offer New Solutions For Growing Maternal Nutrition Market

    Smart Mama Concepts Offer New Solutions For Growing Maternal Nutrition Market

Arla Foods Ingredients has launched two maternal supplementation concepts to support children’s cognitive development during pregnancy and lactation.[i] The Smart

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Consumer Research Shows Health Continues to Drive the Purchasing Agenda

    Consumer Research Shows Health Continues to Drive the Purchasing Agenda

A recent consumer survey, commissioned by the market research company FMCG Gurus on behalf of BENEO, reveals that health is

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The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

    The Irish Heart Foundation Launches Ground-breaking Childhood Obesity Manifesto

Obesity “represents the greatest single threat to the health and wellbeing of children in Ireland today and drastic action is

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Should Infant and Follow-on Formula Continue to Contain Arachidonic Acid in the Future?

    Should Infant and Follow-on Formula Continue to Contain Arachidonic Acid in the Future?

From February 2020 onwards, new standards for infant and follow-on formulae will be in effect in the European Union (Commission

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Many Popular Packaged Foods in the EU Contain too Much Fat, Sugar, Salt and too Little Fibre

    Many Popular Packaged Foods in the EU Contain too Much Fat, Sugar, Salt and too Little Fibre

A large number of food products frequently sold on the EU market contain too much sugar, salt, fat, and not

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‘Storytelling: Winning with Words’ Leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends For 2020

    ‘Storytelling: Winning with Words’ Leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends For 2020

Increased consumer interest in the stories behind their food and beverage products and their notable influence on purchasing decisions has

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Kerry Health & Nutrition Institute White Paper Unravels the Science Behind Umami

    Kerry Health & Nutrition Institute White Paper Unravels the Science Behind Umami

Umami is a flavour seeing more popularity across the globe, leaving many wondering “what exactly is umami?” To address this

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Is ‘Flexitarianism’ the Future?

    Is ‘Flexitarianism’ the Future?

A workshop held recently at the University of Nottingham has revealed that ‘flexitarianism’ is a new and growing trend amongst

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Three Meals a Day – The Key to Boosting Digestive Health Markets?

    Three Meals a Day – The Key to Boosting Digestive Health Markets?

The traditional pattern of breakfast, lunch and dinner may hold the key to boosting digestive health markets, according to Kerry

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Biotiful Dairy at The National Food and Drink Business Conference and Exhibition

    Biotiful Dairy at The National Food and Drink Business Conference and Exhibition

Gavin Cartland (pictured far right), Head of Commercial and Category of Biotiful Dairy, spoke about the rise of the gut

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Holistic Health Speaks to All Generations

    Holistic Health Speaks to All Generations

Nutrition that supports both physical and emotional wellbeing is thriving. It can target different generations with more specific holistic approaches

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Mondelēz International to Bring 100% of its Chocolate and Biscuit Products For Children Under 100 Calories in the UK and Ireland

    Mondelēz International to Bring 100% of its Chocolate and Biscuit Products For Children Under 100 Calories in the UK and Ireland

Mondelēz International is continuing its strong track record of offering more portion control options for consumers by pledging to bring

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Glanbia Revises Full Year Outlook

    Glanbia Revises Full Year Outlook

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has reported a 19% rise in wholly owned revenue to €1.758 billion (up 12.0% at

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RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

    RSPH and Slimming World Call For UK Supermarkets to do More to Tackle Obesity

A new report, Health on the Shelf published by RSPH (Royal Society For Public Health) and Slimming World, exposes the

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Baby Food Industry Needs Better Products and Clearer Labelling

    Baby Food Industry Needs Better Products and Clearer Labelling

Public Health England (PHE) has published an evidence review of commercially available baby foods and drinks aimed at children up

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A Gut Feeling About Body Fat

    A Gut Feeling About Body Fat

Research shows that loss of body fat causes the growth of the intestine and increases its capacity to absorb nutrients.

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Finland Takes Action to Enhance Protein Self-sufficiency

    Finland Takes Action to Enhance Protein Self-sufficiency

Finland is in an excellent position to enhance its protein self-sufficiency while building a sustainable, carbon-neutral food chain. A new

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From Breast Milk to Formula – MFGM Registers High Awareness Levels Among Mothers

    From Breast Milk to Formula – MFGM Registers High Awareness Levels Among Mothers

Research shows that there is good awareness of milk fat globule membrane (MFGM), an important nutritional component of breast milk,

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€250 Million to Support Healthy Eating Habits For European Schoolchildren

    €250 Million to Support Healthy Eating Habits For European Schoolchildren

Millions of children across the EU will receive milk, fruit and vegetables under the EU’s School Scheme in 2019/2020. This

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Danone Opens €240 Million Sustainable Nutricia Plant in the Netherlands

    Danone Opens €240 Million Sustainable Nutricia Plant in the Netherlands

Danone has officially opened its new Nutricia Cuijk production facility in the Netherlands, marking the completion of a three-year journey

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FrieslandCampina Plans to Build a Sustainable Dairy Processing Plant

    FrieslandCampina Plans to Build a Sustainable Dairy Processing Plant

International dairy co-operative Royal FrieslandCampina is exploring options to build a sustainable and innovative dairy processing plant in the Netherlands.

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Fast-growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand For Dairy ingredients and Formula

    Fast-growing Asia Maternal Nutrition Market to Boost Demand For Dairy ingredients and Formula

Maternal nutrition is a hot new opportunity in emerging markets, according to the latest report from food and drink experts,

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Big Nutrient Knowledge Gap Uncovered By New Research

    Big Nutrient Knowledge Gap Uncovered By New Research

The demand to live a healthier lifestyle is increasing, yet 4 in 5 people across Northern Europe do not know

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New Change4Life Campaign to Help English Families Cut Back on Sugar

    New Change4Life Campaign to Help English Families Cut Back on Sugar

Children have already exceeded the maximum recommended sugar intake for an 18 year old by the time they reach their

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35% of Food and Drink Businesses Impacted by Plant-Based Trend

    35% of Food and Drink Businesses Impacted by Plant-Based Trend

Plant-based food and veganism, the free-from movement and booze-free beverages have been identified as the top three trends which impacted

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Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

    Cleveland Clinic Studies Reveal Role of Red Meat in Gut Bacteria, Heart Disease Development

In concurrent studies, Cleveland Clinic researchers have uncovered new mechanisms that demonstrate why and how regularly eating red meat can

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Irish Grass-fed Beef – Opportunities For Healthier Diets

    Irish Grass-fed Beef – Opportunities For Healthier Diets

Ireland’s climate means that the country is good at growing grass. It is well known that producing beef from grass

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