Diagnosed cases of Coeliac disease are increasing in the UK There has been a fourfold increase in diagnosed cases of Coeliac disease in the UK over the past two decades, but still three quarters of people...

China has temporarily banned UK cheese UK cheese exports to China have been temporarily suspended following a recent tour of the UK by Chinese officials. Issues related to maintenance, air sanitisation,...

Reduction in salt intake likely cause of lower death rates from heart disease in England The 15 per cent fall in dietary salt intake over the past decade in England is likely to have had a key role in...

Inside an e-cigarette Once quitting smoking was simply a matter of a patch, gum or tablet, but new research from Mintel sees smokers in the UK increasingly turning to E-cigarettes to beat the habit, with...

Jordans Crispy Oat Clusters Strawberry UK-based ‘wholefood’ breakfast cereal brand Jordans has launched its Crispy Oat Clusters and Crunchy Oat Granola across Australia following a trial in 2013. Jordans...

Private label products are helping some retailers in Western Europe Times are changing for Europe’s retail food market, and operators are consequently finding it increasingly difficult to boost sales,...

Coopers will bring Thatchers Gold cider to Australia Australian brewery Coopers Brewery (Coopers) has announced an agreement with UK cider manufacturer Thatchers Cider to keg and distribute Thatchers Gold...

Bananas deemed "too unhealthy" for monkeys If you’ve made a New Year’s resolution to diet after your festive blow-out, here’s a tip from a bunch of monkeys – avoid the bananas. Animals...

Is craft beer becoming 'mainstream' in the UK? Following the introduction in the UK of the Small Breweries’ Relief Act in June 2002, there has been a boom in the number of UK breweries, and many...

A 20 per cent tax on sugar-sweetened drinks would reduce the number of UK adults who are obese by 180,000 (1.3 per cent) and who are overweight by 285,000 (0.9 per cent), according to a study published...