The UK Government has launched Change4Life, a food industry supported initiative to tackle the alrming rates of obesity in Britain. If nothing is done, by 2050 90 per cent of today’s children will...

A high profile debate, organised by the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) and the UK Government’s Foresight unit, was held overnight to discuss the role of convenience foods and their impact on obesity. The...

Adult tastes are influencing kids’ food like never before as parents want their children’s food to resemble their own in key ways, according to the Kids’ Food Culinary Trend Mapping Report...

Popular UK chef Jamie Oliver has claimed there is a need for a minister of healthy eating to eradicate the obesity “horror show” engulfing the UK. “We are not in a great place, but we...

A pan-European study by the European Food Information Council (EUFIC), presents interesting information for the food industry – with food labels found to be widely understood and recognised. “While...

The CSIRO Food Futures Flagship has developed an automated instrument for accurately predicting glycemic index (GI) and resistant starch (RS) in food products. The prototype device is an in vitro (bench...

While human consumption of lupins is presently at a very low level, with most of the crop sold to intensive animal industries, it has exciting potential for human use and a growing national and international...

UK food and beverage manufacturers have pledged to continue to improve the nutritional value of their products despite reporting that economic concerns are beginning to weigh more heavily on their plans. Speaking...

A new survey from market intelligence firm Mintel suggests adolescent’s food perceptions and actual eating habits may not be as dire as many believe. Asking why they eat what they eat, Mintel found...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council, Australia’s peak food and grocery manufacturing industry association, has welcomed the Rudd Government’s launch of the Measure Up campaign to tackle...