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Almonds – When is a Calorie Not a Calorie?

    Almonds – When is a Calorie Not a Calorie?

New data from the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) shows that both roasted and unroasted almonds provide fewer calories than thought – and that the number of calories is largely

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Arla Foods Enters New and FReSH Initiative

    Arla Foods Enters New and FReSH Initiative

Arla Foods is teaming up with a number of partners to launch the ‘Food Reform for Sustainability and Health’ (FReSH) programme. It aims to define guidelines on sustainable diets, redefine

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EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

    EU Can, and Should, Do Better to Combat Food Waste

Although a number of EU policies have the potential to combat food waste, their potential is not being exploited, according to a new report from the European Court of Auditors.

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English Children Consuming Half Daily Recommended Sugar Intake at Breakfast

    English Children Consuming Half Daily Recommended Sugar Intake at Breakfast

Children consume half the daily recommended sugar intake before the morning school bell rings, according to Public Health England (PHE). Children in England consume more than 11g of sugar at

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Increasingly Health-conscious Consumers Present New Opportunities For Superfoods Beyond Conventional Sectors

    Increasingly Health-conscious Consumers Present New Opportunities For Superfoods Beyond Conventional Sectors

Superfoods, typically of high demand in the food, drink and beauty sectors, will soon see a distinct shift towards more diverse categories, driven by increasing health-consciousness, according to consumer insight

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Wageningen University & Research and TNO Start Consortium on Personalised Nutrition and Health

    Wageningen University & Research and TNO Start Consortium on Personalised Nutrition and Health

A society in which every individual can – and wants to – make a conscious choice to follow a nutritional program that precisely fits with what the individual needs. The

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Nestlé and FC Barcelona Promote Healthier Lives

    Nestlé and FC Barcelona Promote Healthier Lives

Nestlé Milo and FC Barcelona are teaming up to promote healthier lifestyles and the importance of physical activity to young people. The four-year global partnership will make Milo the official

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Avonmore Celebrates 25 Years of Soup-er Success

    Avonmore Celebrates 25 Years of Soup-er Success

Glanbia Consumer Products’ Kilkenny-based soup production facility in Ireland celebrates 25 years in operation this month, producing over three million packs of Avonmore fresh soup annually. Originally launched in 1991 with five

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5 Reasons to Attend Hi Europe & Ni and Secure the Future of Your Business

    5 Reasons to Attend Hi Europe & Ni and Secure the Future of Your Business

Hi Europe & Ni, which is being held between November 29th and December 1st in Frankfurt, Germany, provides you with a 360 degree perspective of the nutrition and health ingredients

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Mintel Identifies Six Key Global Food and Drink Trends For 2017

    Mintel Identifies Six Key Global Food and Drink Trends For 2017

Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, has announced the six key trends set to impact the global food and drink market – highlighting ingredient and food and drink product

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DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose Partner to Bring Novel Infant Nutrition Ingredients to Market

    DuPont Nutrition & Health and Inbiose Partner to Bring Novel Infant Nutrition Ingredients to Market

DuPont Nutrition & Health has entered a joint development and licensing agreement for exclusive rights to selected fucosylated human milk oligosaccharides (HMOs), including 2’ -fucosyllactose, with Inbiose, a Belgium-based producer

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MEPs Call For EU Limit on Industrial Trans Fats in Food

    MEPs Call For EU Limit on Industrial Trans Fats in Food

The EU should place mandatory limits on industrially-produced trans-fatty acids (TFA) which may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease, infertility, Alzheimer’s, diabetes and obesity for consumers, says a resolution by

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Are Sustainable Proteins Nutritious Enough?

    Are Sustainable Proteins Nutritious Enough?

Are proteins derived from sustainable sources, nutritious enough? This question is central to research conducted by the public-private partnership Sustainable Future proteins: focus on nutritional and health-promoting qualities. The research,

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WHO Urges Global Action to Curtail Consumption and Health Impacts of Sugary Drinks

    WHO Urges Global Action to Curtail Consumption and Health Impacts of Sugary Drinks

Taxing sugary drinks can lower consumption and reduce obesity, type 2 diabetes and tooth decay, says a new WHO report. Fiscal policies that lead to at least a 20% increase

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UNICEF calls for stricter controls on infant food marketing

    UNICEF calls for stricter controls on infant food marketing

Five in six children are not fed enough nutritious food for their age, depriving them of energy and nutrients at a critical time in their development, according to a new

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Public Consultation – Dietary Reference Values For Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

    Public Consultation – Dietary Reference Values For Thiamin (Vitamin B1)

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has launched an open consultation on its draft scientific opinion on dietary reference values for thiamine, which is also known as vitamin B1. Thiamin

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Nestlé Health Science Supports Digestive Health With ProNourish Launch in the US

    Nestlé Health Science Supports Digestive Health With ProNourish Launch in the US

Nestlé Health Science has introduced ProNourish in the US, the first nationally distributed product of its kind designed and marketed specifically to be low in FODMAPs for people with digestive sensitivities.

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MumPanel Members Give Soreen Lunchbox Loaves Thumbs Up

    MumPanel Members Give Soreen Lunchbox Loaves Thumbs Up

Parents across the UK have given Soreen’s Lunchbox Loaves the thumbs up after taking part in independent research conducted by MumPanel, 95% would recommend them to other parents. The trademark

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Food Standards Scotland Launches First Healthy Eating Campaign

    Food Standards Scotland Launches First Healthy Eating Campaign

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has launched a thought-provoking healthy eating campaign aimed at encouraging people in Scotland to reduce the number of unhealthy snacks eaten. The campaign addresses the country’s

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9th Protein Summit 2016, 19-21 September, Lille Grand Palais, France

    9th Protein Summit 2016, 19-21 September, Lille Grand Palais, France

Consumer awareness of the benefits of proteins has soared, prices for dairy protein have dropped, new plant proteins, ingredients and technologies have come to market. How do retailers and food

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Arla Foods Launches £100 Million Commitment to Healthier Eating Habits

    Arla Foods Launches £100 Million Commitment to Healthier Eating Habits

Arla Foods UK has launched a major new breakfast campaign as part of its £100 million commitment to support healthier eating among consumers. The commitment, unveiled as part of the

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Glanbia Delivers Solid First Half Performance

    Glanbia Delivers Solid First Half Performance

Driven by its Performance Nutrition business, Glanbia, the global nutrition group, has delivered a solid performance for the first half of 2016. Glanbia’s wholly owned businesses posted a 0.4% rise

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Opel Ireland to Redistribute Over €3,000,000 Worth of Food

    Opel Ireland to Redistribute Over €3,000,000 Worth of Food

Opel Ireland has pledge its commitment to help drive social change as it joins the award winning FoodCloud in Ireland. Through

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Nestlé and Samsung to Collaborate on Digital Nutrition and Health

    Nestlé and Samsung to Collaborate on Digital Nutrition and Health

Nestlé and Samsung have announced a research collaboration to explore the potential of nutrition science and digital sensor technologies to

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How a Diet For Pilots Could Improve Nutrition For the Elderly

    How a Diet For Pilots Could Improve Nutrition For the Elderly

The food Nestlé developed for the pilots of Solar Impulse – the first ever solar-powered plane to complete a round-the-world trip –

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UK Sports Nutrition Market Bulks Up

    UK Sports Nutrition Market Bulks Up

Muscle milks, protein bars and energy gels, while once sports nutrition products were solely used by bodybuilders and Olympic athletes,

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Arla Foods Ingredients Launches ‘Change Your Body Age’

    Arla Foods Ingredients Launches ‘Change Your Body Age’

Products made with whey protein and minerals from milk have the power to turn back the clock on a person’s

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Food Matters Live Unveils Packed Education Programme Line Up

    Food Matters Live Unveils Packed Education Programme Line Up

More than 70 leading figures from the worlds of politics, industry, science and health will be debating obesity, sugar tax,

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Johnnie Walker to Provide Per Serving Alcohol Content and Nutritional Information On-pack

    Johnnie Walker to Provide Per Serving Alcohol Content and Nutritional Information On-pack

Diageo has announced that Johnnie Walker is to be its first global brand to provide consumers around the world with

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Official Celebration of Nestlé’s 150 Years in Switzerland

    Official Celebration of Nestlé’s 150 Years in Switzerland

Nestlé has inaugurated its new discovery centre, nest, with festivities organised in Switzerland for its 150th anniversary. The President of

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New Partnership For Nestlé Health Science

    New Partnership For Nestlé Health Science

Nestlé Health Science has entered into a strategic collaboration with DBV Technologies, headquartered in Montrouge, France, aimed at developing and

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New Irish Health & Wellness Company Launches Yogurt For Bones and Muscles

    New Irish Health & Wellness Company Launches Yogurt For Bones and Muscles

M&J Nutrition, a Dublin-based start-up company, is introducing ProU, a new fortified yogurt that offers some key nutritional benefits for

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FDA Modernises Nutrition Facts Label For Packaged Foods

    FDA Modernises Nutrition Facts Label For Packaged Foods

The US Food and Drug Administration has taken a major step in making sure consumers have updated nutritional information for

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DSM Unveils New Data on Consumers’ Top Health Concerns

    DSM Unveils New Data on Consumers’ Top Health Concerns

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, has published the results of a comprehensive new survey

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Irish TV Dietitian Serves Up a Fresh Look at Potatoes

    Irish TV Dietitian Serves Up a Fresh Look at Potatoes

Well-known Irish TV nutritional expert and dietitian, Aoife Hearne, will be dishing up a fresh look at Ireland’s favourite vegetable

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Super Growth For ‘Superfoods’

    Super Growth For ‘Superfoods’

Superfoods, they are frequently marketed as the answer to our health woes and now new research from Mintel highlights the

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UK Sales of Wet and Dry Baby Food in Decline

    UK Sales of Wet and Dry Baby Food in Decline

New research from Mintel reveals sales of wet and dry baby food in the UK dropped by 14% between 2012

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Rising Opportunities For Irish Food Exports in Gluten Free Market

    Rising Opportunities For Irish Food Exports in Gluten Free Market

New market information from Bord Bia has suggested that significant export opportunities exist for Irish food producers operating in the

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New Resource For Digestive Sensitivities

    New Resource For Digestive Sensitivities

Nestlé Health Science has launched LowFODMAPCentral.com, a unique comprehensive online resource offering information and printable guides about FODMAPs and a

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Mars Food Launches Global Health and Wellbeing Ambition

    Mars Food Launches Global Health and Wellbeing Ambition

Mars Food has announced a new global Health and Wellbeing Ambition to create and promote healthier food choices and to

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New Head For Danone’s Early Life Nutrition Business

    New Head For Danone’s Early Life Nutrition Business

Danone has appointed Bridgette Heller as Executive Vice President of its Early Life Nutrition business and as a member of

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Green Light For New School Scheme For Fruit, Vegetables and Milk

    Green Light For New School Scheme For Fruit, Vegetables and Milk

A new single framework for school schemes distributing fruits, vegetables and milk to schoolchildren will be operational as from August

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New Platform Helps Companies and Universities Tackle Obesity Through Pulses

    New Platform Helps Companies and Universities Tackle Obesity Through Pulses

To discover new ways of promoting pulses like lentils and peas to tackle obesity and undernutrition, the Desautels Faculty of

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UK Sales of Free-from Products Set to Surpass £500 Million in 2016

    UK Sales of Free-from Products Set to Surpass £500 Million in 2016

It seems that the free-from phenomenon has well and truly taken hold in the UK, as new research from Mintel

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The Amount and Timing of Protein Intake at Meal Times is Critical For Older People

    The Amount and Timing of Protein Intake at Meal Times is Critical For Older People

One of the enduring health challenges with ageing is the loss of lean tissue mass or muscle. Protein is a

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Tiny Bouillon Cube Strikes a Blow Against Iron Deficiency

    Tiny Bouillon Cube Strikes a Blow Against Iron Deficiency

It’s no bigger than a single dice. A cube so small you can balance it on your fingertip. It’s a

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Food and Drink Industry Ireland Report on Reduced Fat, Saturated Fat, Sugar, Salt and Calories in Products

    Food and Drink Industry Ireland Report on Reduced Fat, Saturated Fat, Sugar, Salt and Calories in Products

A newly launched a report from Food and Drink Industry Ireland (FDII) shows significant reductions in fat, saturated fat, sugar,

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Nestlé Leads on Breast Milk Substitute Marketing

    Nestlé Leads on Breast Milk Substitute Marketing

Nestlé is ranked first in the 2016 Access to Nutrition Index (ATNI) for its marketing of breast milk substitutes and

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The Great Fragmentation of Health Drives Growth For Small and Niche Brands

    The Great Fragmentation of Health Drives Growth For Small and Niche Brands

The massive fragmentation of consumers’ beliefs about health is contributing to the break-up of traditional food and beverage markets and

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