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Is Spain's healthy-eating push enough?

Spain has become the latest country to see government and industry jointly launch a plan to cut the levels of salt, sugar and saturated fat...

Why UK industry will be content with calorie push

Faced with some alarming data on obesity, the UK this week announced its latest strategy to battle the bulge. A target for industry to reduc...

What could drive evolution of India's food sector?

For a flavour of senior industry executives working in India see the country's food industry developing, Mini Pant Zachariah went to India F...

Kellogg '17 results and '18 outlook: top takeaways

Kellogg enjoyed improved profitability in 2017 but again saw pressure on its top line, with, notably, its US morning foods business continui...

Latest Interviews

From UK bread woe to overseas gains and M&A moves - Associated British Foods FD John Bason on 2016/17 and year ahead - interview 9 Nov 2017

Dean Best

Associated British Foods' grocery basket had something of a mixed 2016/17 financial year. Dean Best spoke to finance director John Bason about challenges at home, progress overseas, recent M&A and the year ahead.

Colombia's Colombina targets $1bn sales from health drive, international expansion - interview 19 Oct 2017

Ivan Castano

Colombina, the Colombia-based food manufacturer, has enjoyed solid growth in the last decade and, to maintain its performance, it is looking towards its growing line of healthier products and its international businesses. Ivan Castano spoke to marketing vice president Jose Fernando Ochoa and CEO Cesar Caicedo to hear more about the company's plans.

Latest News

Kellogg plans to double vitamin D levels in its cereal 22 Mar 18

Danny Thompson

US-based breakfast food giant Kellogg plans to double vitamin D levels in some of its cereals.

Orkla sets specific sugar, salt reduction target for first time 19 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

Scandinavian food group Orkla has included a specific salt and sugar reduction target as part of its sustainability goals for the first time.

Australian court finds Kraft Heinz made misleading health claim on toddler product 19 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

Australia's Federal Court has found food manufacturer Kraft Heinz made a misleading health claim when touting its Little Kids Shredz products as beneficial for young children.

RCL Foods says polony factory cleared of any listeria presence 16 Mar 18

Simon Harvey

South Africa's RCL Foods said its factory at Wolwehoek has been cleared of any presence of listeria amid an outbreak linked to polony meat products made at a subsidiary of peer Tiger Brands.

Chobani unveils line-up for third US incubator 12 Mar 18

Andy Coyne

US yogurt maker Chobani has unveiled the start-up businesses which will make up the 'class' in the third version of its domestic incubator programme.

US health-food start-up Ancient Nutrition attracts $103m minority investment 9 Mar 18

Simon Harvey

Ancient Nutrition has received US$103m in funding from a group of investors as the US start-up of food nutrition products seeks to expand.

Latest blogs

Vegan tourist tales 15 Jan 18

Andy Coyne

I sampled some of the products launched in the UK in the New Year, aimed at those seeking to eat more healthily or cut down on their meat consumption.

A very helpful new year nudge for UK parents 2 Jan 18

Dean Best

It's the time of year when many of us who over-indulged during the festive period will at least try and take stock and change our eating habits. Will it work? Not for everyone. But, here in the UK, this morning parents were given a handy nudge to stay on top of what their children are eating.

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