Insect innovation: Getting the right flavour and texture for your product
24th January 2017
As Switzerland prepares to legalise three insect species for food, we talk to one Finnish researcher on the best ways to process mealworms and crickets to get the optimal flavour and texture profile.
Perfetti Van Melle fined for dental health messages on chewing gum
18th January 2017
Mentos maker Perfetti Van Melle must pay a €180,000 ($192,000) fine for suggesting its chewing gum had equivalent dental health effects to brushing teeth.
Chinese firm wins EU ‘supercritical’ astaxanthin approval
14th January 2017
Chinese supplier BGG’s has won EU novel foods approval for two astaxanthin forms through its new European HQ in Lugano, Switzerland.
More Germans want to see animal welfare logo, says Ministry of Food & Agriculture
12th January 2017
The number of Germans who look for animal welfare logos on meat products is rising, according to a 1000-strong survey commissioned by the Ministry of Food and Agriculture, which gives a glimpse into the nation's changing dietary habits and preferences.
What's in a name? Product legality, as UK updates food naming guidance
9th January 2017
The UK's Department for food, the environment and rural affairs (DEFRA) has updated guidance on food product naming to make the complex and potentially hazardous field more user-friendly for manufacturers.
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