Ethical labels are worth €709 billion globally - so which one is best for your product?
23rd May 2016
Fairtrade in France but organic in Austria? Euromonitor analysed 26,000 products across the world to help manufacturers understand which ethical labels work best for their products, depending on the country, category and forecast growth rates.
Serving suggestions play important role in consumer expectations and willingness to buy
19th May 2016
Pack images that depict serving suggestions play a vital role in driving consumer expectations and ‘willingness to buy’, say researchers.
New EU health claim for blood glucose management
18th May 2016
The new health claim authorized by the European Commission confirms that non-digestible carbohydrates, such as chicory root fiber, also labeled as inulin or fructo-oligosaccharide, contribute to better blood glucose management, as they support a lower rise in blood glucose response.
Low-fat or 'light' foods encourage over-eating in the long-term
17th May 2016
Low-fat, light and diet versions of products may actually contribute to rising obesity rates by encouraging over consumption compared to regular products both in the short- and long-term, Dutch scientists have found.
New UK advertising rules: tighter or full of holes?
16th May 2016
The UK is considering banning the advertising of junk foods to kids in any medium. Restrictions on using characters could however be relaxed provided they are used to push "healthier” products.
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