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Steps to Reduce 20% of Calories in Popular Foods in the UK by 2024 Announced

    Steps to Reduce 20% of Calories in Popular Foods in the UK by 2024 Announced

Major steps to cut people’s excessive calorie intake have been unveiled by Public Health England (PHE), as part of the UK government’s strategy to cut childhood and adult obesity. The

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How Appealing are Heart Health Claims to Consumers, and What Place does Oat Fibre Have in the Health Reformulation ‘Toolbox’?

    How Appealing are Heart Health Claims to Consumers, and What Place does Oat Fibre Have in the Health Reformulation ‘Toolbox’?

By Nancy Gaul, Global Marketing Director at Tate & Lyle For consumers across the globe, reducing consumption of sugars and total calorie intake remains a top priority. In fact, an

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1 in 4 Consumers Prepare and Consume Breakfast in Less than 5 Minutes per Day

    1 in 4 Consumers Prepare and Consume Breakfast in Less than 5 Minutes per Day

DSM, the global health, nutrition and materials company, has published the first part of a new report in its Global Insight Series, focused on breakfast habits and behavior in Europe

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Nestlé and Nuritas to Work Together on Discovery of Food-Derived Bioactive Peptides Through Artificial Intelligence

    Nestlé and Nuritas to Work Together on Discovery of Food-Derived Bioactive Peptides Through Artificial Intelligence

Nestlé and Nuritas, the Irish biotechnology company, have entered into a collaboration aiming at discovering bioactive peptide networks within specific target areas of significant value. In order to achieve the

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Irish Scientists Reveal How Food Affects Our Mood

    Irish Scientists Reveal How Food Affects Our Mood

A new book, ‘The Psychobiotic Revolution’, is having a major impact in the field of biomedicine. It reveals that our brain health and state of mind are intimately connected to our

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IGD Launches New Guide to Help Consumers Understand Front-of-pack Nutrition Information

    IGD Launches New Guide to Help Consumers Understand Front-of-pack Nutrition Information

With nearly half (46%) of shoppers feeling that nutritional labels are too difficult to read, IGD, the training and research charity, has launched a new guide to help consumers better

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FDF Launches New Guidance on Comparative Nutrition Claims

    FDF Launches New Guidance on Comparative Nutrition Claims

The Food and Drink Federation (FDF) has published first of its kind Guidance on Comparative Nutrition Claims. The document provides detailed best practice guidance on the requirements and appropriate wording

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UK Consumers are Confused About Food and Health

    UK Consumers are Confused About Food and Health

UK consumers think that information about diet and health is confusing, and they would rather believe the internet than a dietitian. In a survey of 2,000 consumers in the UK, US,

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Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

    Britvic Continues to Put Health at the Heart of its New Sustainable Business Programme

Britvic has launched ‘A Healthier Everyday’, its new sustainable business programme which builds on its commitment to: help consumers make healthier choices; support the well-being of communities; and minimise its

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Cargill Introduces the Lowest Saturated Fat, High Oleic Commercial Canola Oil

    Cargill Introduces the Lowest Saturated Fat, High Oleic Commercial Canola Oil

Cargill has introduced the lowest saturated fat, high oleic canola oil available to commercial food customers worldwide. The oil is made from a canola hybrid that contains 4.5 percent or

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Tomatoes Star in Consumer Poll of Healthiest Fruit and Vegetables

    Tomatoes Star in Consumer Poll of Healthiest Fruit and Vegetables

Tomatoes have a powerful association with health and are seen as the star ingredient of the Mediterranean Diet, research has shown. Carotenoid experts Lycored surveyed 329 consumers. They were presented

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PHE Launches Change4Life Campaign Around Children’s Snacking

    PHE Launches Change4Life Campaign Around Children’s Snacking

Public Health England (PHE) is helping parents take control of their children’s snacking by launching the first Change4Life campaign promoting healthier snacks. This is because half of children’s sugar intake,

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Total Lifetime Cost of Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Ireland Estimated at €7.2 Billion

    Total Lifetime Cost of Childhood Overweight and Obesity in Ireland Estimated at €7.2 Billion

New safefood funded research into the cost of childhood overweight and obesity on the island of Ireland has estimated the total lifetime cost to be €7.2 billion (€4.6 billion in

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Nestlé Reorganises Infant Nutrition Business

    Nestlé Reorganises Infant Nutrition Business

The Nestlé Board of Directors has decided to change the organisation of the infant nutrition business at Nestlé to enhance further the company’s ability to win in this high-growth category. Effective January 1,

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Pre-Meal Shot With Whey Protein and Fibre Offers Natural Solution For Blood Sugar Control

    Pre-Meal Shot With Whey Protein and Fibre Offers Natural Solution For Blood Sugar Control

Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a high-protein Pre-Meal Shot concept that highlights the potential for launching innovative products that deliver improved blood sugar control in a natural, tasty and convenient

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UK Health Costs of Obesity Soaring

    UK Health Costs of Obesity Soaring

Money spent last year on junk food advertising in the UK far outweighs the amount Government is able to spend on healthy eating campaigns, leading to an unbalanced environment pushing

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Consumer Demand For Healthier Snacks and Personalised Nutrition is Driving Today’s Innovation in Food

    Consumer Demand For Healthier Snacks and Personalised Nutrition is Driving Today’s Innovation in Food

As people face the challenge of balancing an on-the-go lifestyle with maintaining a healthy diet, the food industry is being disrupted by new solutions which blur the lines between food,

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Bridge2Food Announces Finalists in Protein Awards 2017

    Bridge2Food Announces Finalists in Protein Awards 2017

The finalists have been announced for the Bridge2Food Protein Awards 2017 which celebrate those creating new plant-based and high protein foods and ingredients, driving growth and innovation in the Protein

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Global Experts Gather to Shape Protein 2030 Agenda For Europe at Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit

    Global Experts Gather to Shape Protein 2030 Agenda For Europe at Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit

Experts from the whole value chain will gather at the world’s largest protein platform to debate and shape a future protein agenda for Europe towards 2030 at the Bridge2Food 10th

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Tereos – Developing Tomorrow’s Food Solutions – Today

    Tereos – Developing Tomorrow’s Food Solutions – Today

This year again, Tereos is a partner of Bridge2Food for its 10th Protein Summit (26-28 September, Reims, France). The largest global protein platform, the Protein Summit brings together industry and

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Glanbia Nutritionals Showcases Innovative Solutions and Advanced Beverage Ingredient Expertise at Drinktec 2017

    Glanbia Nutritionals Showcases Innovative Solutions and Advanced Beverage Ingredient Expertise at Drinktec 2017

Leading global nutrition and ingredient specialist Glanbia Nutritionals will showcase its extensive expertise, customised formulations, and advanced beverage solutions at drinktec 2017 in Munich. Addressing key consumer trends, Glanbia Nutritionals

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Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair Previews its 2017 Exhibitors

    Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair Previews its 2017 Exhibitors

Natural Products Scandinavia & Nordic Organic Food Fair has released its initial exhibitor list for 2017.  Thanks to an increase in stand space, the event will feature 400 exhibitors for

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New Members For ESSNA

    New Members For ESSNA

The European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance (ESSNA) has announced another expansion in its membership as Synergy Tastes, Active Nutrition International,

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Norwegians Sceptical About Ready-to-eat Food

    Norwegians Sceptical About Ready-to-eat Food

Around 40% of Norwegian consumers agree with the statement that industrially produced food is unhealthy, according to the results of

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Good First Half Performance by Glanbia

    Good First Half Performance by Glanbia

Glanbia plc, the global nutrition group, delivered a good performance in the first half of 2017, driven by its Nutritionals

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Dietary Reference Values – Advice on Riboflavin

    Dietary Reference Values – Advice on Riboflavin

EFSA has set dietary reference values for riboflavin (vitamin B2) as part of its review of scientific advice on nutrient

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New Research By Action on Sugar Reveals Cereal Manufacturers Are Using Poor Nutrition Labelling

    New Research By Action on Sugar Reveals Cereal Manufacturers Are Using Poor Nutrition Labelling

Leading sugar and health expert group Action on Sugar, based at Queen Mary University of London, is calling for colour-coded

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Creating New Protein Strategies – Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017

    Creating New Protein Strategies – Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017

Protein is in the global spotlight as we strive to meet the nutritional needs of a population set to hit

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New EU School Scheme to Promote Healthy Eating Habits

    New EU School Scheme to Promote Healthy Eating Habits

The new EU scheme for distribution of milk, fruit and vegetables at schools has come into force, ahead 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

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Bühler to Build First Industrial-scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

    Bühler to Build First Industrial-scale Insect Processing Plant in Europe

Bühler Insect Technology will build its first industrial plant to process black solider flies for animal nutrition together with its

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Organic Conditions Boost Flavonoids and Antioxidant Activity in Onions

    Organic Conditions Boost Flavonoids and Antioxidant Activity in Onions

Five years ago, a highly publicised meta-analysis of more than 200 studies concluded that organic food was no more nutritious

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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)

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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

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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.

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Creating New Protein Strategies: – Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017

    Creating New Protein Strategies: – Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017

Protein is in the global spotlight as we strive to meet the nutritional needs of a population set to hit

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Tesco Launches ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ Campaign

    Tesco Launches ‘Little Helps to Healthier Living’ Campaign

Tesco is launching the next stage in its ongoing efforts to make healthier choices a little easier for customers, colleagues

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Pioneering Partnership Between Kerry Group and the World Food Programme

    Pioneering Partnership Between Kerry Group and the World Food Programme

Details of a unique initiative, launched by Kerry Group and the World Food Programme (WFP), the food assistance branch of

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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

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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

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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

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Sports & Active Nutrition – Continued Growth in Europe

    Sports & Active Nutrition – Continued Growth in Europe

Euromonitor International predicts that the sports nutrition market is forecast to grow at an average of 8–10% year on year

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Three Million UK Young Adults Putting Their Future Health in Danger

    Three Million UK Young Adults Putting Their Future Health in Danger

The National Osteoporosis Society (NOS) is warning that the current eating habits of teenagers and young adults is a ticking

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Enter By 30th April to Win Sports & Active Nutrition Award

    Enter By 30th April to Win Sports & Active Nutrition Award

Nootropics, sports shots and organic magnesium from sea lettuce are all nominees in this year’s 2nd Bridge2Food Sports & Active

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EU Rules on Listing Ingredients and Nutrition Information Should Apply to All Alcoholic Drinks

    EU Rules on Listing Ingredients and Nutrition Information Should Apply to All Alcoholic Drinks

The Brewers of Europe has welcomed the European Commission’s call for alcoholic drinks to list ingredients and nutrition information, matching

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Nestlé to cut sugar from Irish products

    Nestlé to cut sugar from Irish products

Nestlé Ireland says it plans to remove 10% of sugar from its products by 2018. This will result in around

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Glanbia Delivers Seventh Year of Double-digit Earnings Growth

    Glanbia Delivers Seventh Year of Double-digit Earnings Growth

Glanbia, the global nutrition group, increased total group revenue (including its share of joint ventures and associates) by 0.8% to

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Draft Guidance on Substances in Food For Infants Below 16 Weeks – Open For Comments

    Draft Guidance on Substances in Food For Infants Below 16 Weeks – Open For Comments

EFSA is launching a public consultation on its new draft guidance on the risk assessment of substances present in food

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Irish Food Research Presented to Chinese Food Companies

    Irish Food Research Presented to Chinese Food Companies

Teagasc, the Irish agriculture and food development authority, recently outlined its dairy and nutrition research to Chinese food companies at

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Research Reveals a Clear East-West Divide in Attitudes to Nutrition and Healthy Eating

    Research Reveals a Clear East-West Divide in Attitudes to Nutrition and Healthy Eating

Consumers in Asia are far more likely to be interested in healthy eating than those in the western world, according

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