Females who have eating disorders are more likely to have been convicted of theft and other crimes a Swedish study has found. Published in the Journal of Eating Disorders, the study analysed 960, 000 women...

Shopping is a physical and sensory experience. Humans evolved doing some sort of physical ‘shopping’, even if for most of history the similarity of that activity and a trip to the supermarket...

A United States company has launched a new sweetener made from sweet potato, pitching it as a “clean label” replacement for high fructose corn syrup and honey. Released by Carolina Innovative Food...

Australian publicly-listed Retail Food Group is to expand its presence into Scandinavia after a Swedish firm secured Master Franchise rights for Donut King. The rights were secured by BC Food and Beverage...

Forget about vertical farms, could the future of food farming be in outer-space? Japanese researchers have taken a step towards making this a reality by growing cucumbers in space. In a study published...

New Zealand vanilla producer, Heilala, has turned to selling extract mixed with flavouring as global vanilla prices continue to rise. For the second year running, international prices for vanilla has skyrocketed...

The European Council and the European Parliament have reached an agreement to update the rules for organic production in the European Union after years of discussion. The European Commission said the updated...

Demand for Australian fruit, especially mandarins, continues to increase in Thailand, on the back of targeted trade promotional campaigns like the annual ‘Australia Now! In Season’ initiative. ‘Australia...

Consuming too much sugar whilst pregnant could increase the risk of allergies and allergic asthma a UK study has found. Until now, there has only been reported links between children eating high amounts...

Dutch convenience retailer SPAR and global logistics group DHL will partner with the Bangchak Retail Company to open 300 new convenience stores in Thailand by 2020. The partnership will see DHL support...