The UK’s Food Standards Agency has today published revised, voluntary salt reduction targets for industry to meet by 2012 – offering more challenging targets to the food industry. The revision...

An Australia-wide drink container deposit system is being considered by the Federal Government, with Family First and the Greens both pushing for legislation similar to that seen in South Australia. The...

Private label share has risen dramatically across retail channels and product categories during the past two years as consumers struggle with high food prices and other economic pressures, new research...

Fourteen brands will be entitled to place the ‘whatsnew? Product of the Year’ label on their products after coming out on top in a survey of Australian consumers. In its second year in Australia,...

Kosher and Halal foods – as defined by the sacred dietary laws of Judaism and Islam, respectively – must be produced and processed according to standards that typically exceed those imposed...

An ageing population can no longer be ignored by the consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector, with a new approach needed to attract the lucrative market, according to a new series of reports from independent...

A senior food advisor to the UK Government has indicated that rationing may be a possible consequence of high levels of water use in the industry. Professor Tim Lang, from City University London, suggested...

European consumers are keen to see food and beverage manufacturers enhance the environmental credentials of their packaging, according to a new survey released this week. Consumer survey results published...

Major stakeholders in the European food and drink supply chain have set up a roundtable to promote environmental sustainability. The Roundtable will constitute a major food sector-wide contribution to...

The economy is starting to cast a shadow over green living’s glow. According to new consumer research from Mintel, the number of Americans who claim to almost always or regularly buy green products...