The food and drink industry must do more to educate people over a “fundamental lack of awareness” about the difference between best-before and use-by-dates in a bid to tackle food waste, according to the boss of online grocer selling best-before products Approved Foods.
Partially hydrogenated and fully confused: How to protect Europeans from trans fats?
22nd October 2015
Seven European countries are capping industrially-produced trans fatty acids in food – but if they are so harmful why not ban them outright?
TTIP backlash: Europe wants its food to be craft, natural and home-grown
21st October 2015
From fibre-filled juice to bird-friendly coffee, cauliflower flour to pea bread, European demands for natural are being fuelled by a massive distrust of TTIP – and this will grow whether the treaty is ratified or not, says Mintel.
Simplistic health labels may not lead to healthy food choices
21st October 2015
Thinking of food in black and white terms such as ‘health’ and ‘unhealthy’ can hinder weight management by encouraging an 'all or nothing' approach to eating - so what does this mean for food labels?
Clean-label or choice-blindness: Does ingredient information really make a difference?
20th October 2015
When it comes to evaluating the naturalness of food products, very few consumers consider on pack ingredient information, finds Unilever commissioned research. The study, published in Appetite, tested the how much attention consumers actually pay to ingredient information on food packaging – and whether this information plays a role in the way consumers evaluate the naturalness of a food.
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