On a roll: North East bakery creates new 'healthier' buttery

A bakery in Peterhead has reinvented a much-loved North East delicacy, the buttery, in response to changing consumer concerns around health. Hame Bakery has reformulated their original buttery recipe to create a new product to appeal to health-aware consumers. The family-owned business's healthier buttery has 73% less saturated fat and 91%...




Consumers fear health risks of ultra-processed foods - but lack guidance needed to make healthy choices

A new pan-European study from the EIT Food Consumer Observatory reveals that consumers across Europe are concerned about the impact of ultra-processed foods on their health. Yet, a lack of awareness, understanding and means are preventing people from making informed, healthy choices. EIT Food is supported by the European Institute of Innovation...




AB MAURI launch healthy 'Pure ProGrains' bread range in the UK and Ireland

AB Mauri is pleased to introduce the new healthy bread mix range, Pure ProGrains. The four new mixes are innovative concepts that have been specially designed to make it simple for craft and medium size bakeries to produce breads, that not only taste fantastic, but also deliver several significant health and nutritional benefits.




The business case for African turmeric

Demand for turmeric is increasing fast. There is great potential in the European market for African turmeric suppliers. But these turmeric exporters have to compete with well-established companies from India. Indian companies benefit already from the growing interest; more than 80% of the world's turmeric grows there. One Indian exporter...




Call for world's largest food companies to prioritise health after new survey exposes bad practice

Two UK health charities are calling on some of the world's largest multinational companies to urgently improve the healthiness of the products that they sell, including stepping up their efforts to reformulate their popular brands. This comes after a new snapshot survey suggests many of their products are classified as...




Kerry - Proactive health solutions in food and beverages sought by all age groups

Proactive health concerns are at the forefront of purchasing decisions across all generations, according to Kerry, the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Kerry research shows that consumers in all age groups are interested in food and beverages with functional benefits – with demand for immune support, joint health and...




California Prune Board advances study of prunes and bone health via robust nutrition research programme

The California Prune Board (CPB) is leading the way in investigating a connection between prunes and favourable bone health through a growing body of evidence spanning two decades. Building on this remarkable and extensive research, the organisation is announcing recently published scientific data supporting the role prunes may play in optimal...

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