Health & wellness: Latest news and analysis articles
A report has criticised the UK's Public Health Responsibility Deal, a set of voluntary programmes that has seen industry work with governmen...
China's massive population base – of roughly 1.4bn consumers – rising urbanisation and an expanding middle class make it one of the most pri...
Campaigners would contend companies do not often make progressive moves on issues of public concern until pressure has been exerted on them...
Dean Foods this week announced it was bringing its 31 fluid milk brands under one label - DairyPure - and appears to be pushing the latest "...
Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.
Camel milk - a staple food in the Middle East that dates back centuries - is gaining traction worldwide thanks to the touting of its many health properties. In an interview with Hannah Abdulla, deputy general manager of Dubai-based Emirates Industry of Camel Milk Products, Mutasher al Badry, speaks about the potential of the sector and his hopes of camel milk replacing other milk options.
The US Department of Agriculture is developing a non-GMO certification and labelling scheme under its Process Verified Program.
Norway-based meat group Nortura is launching a range of "healthy" products, in a bid to double the number of its products that contain less fat, salt, sugar or more fibre.
Mars raised eyebrows in the US with support for calls for nutrition labels in the country to contain information on added sugar. Nestle has seen its infant formula production in South Africa hit by the country's power problems. And European confectioner Cloetta, the company behind brands like Chewits and Sportlife, announced CEO Bengt Baron had decided to step down.
This week, Cloetta announced the appointment of new CEO, David Nuutinen. In the UK, The Fabulous Bakin' Boys announced a rebrand and a focus on healthier ingredients. Elsewhere, ConAgra announced the acquisition of Blake's All Natural Foods. We also published the second-part of our just-food interview with Wessanen CFO, Ronald Merckx who talked about the company's acquisition ambitions. Here is the week in quotes
Danone has launched Actimel Pro-Vital in Spain, a product the company claimed helps promote physical and mental vitality and combat fatigue.
Back to Nature Foods is reformulating its SnackWell's products to reposition the range as a "better-for-you" brand.
A growing awareness of bone health in the UK is presenting a big opportunity for dairy manufacturers in the UK, a report from Canadean has revealed.
The UK Labour Party today (13 April) issued its manifesto for the country's upcoming general election - and has pledged to take aim at sugar.
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