The functional food and drinks market in the EU is expected to continue to grow over the next five years, but at a slowing rate, according to a report by market intelligence firm Key Note.The functional...

When it comes down to buying fresh greens, Australians are buying carrots, lettuce, potato and tomato, twice as much as any other vegetable. The data comes from a new quarterly report by Australian Vegetable...

The latest in a long line of functional or ‘super’ foods, coloured chickpeas have recently been found to be more beneficial than the more well known cream and beige chickpeas. Coloured chickpeas...

Against the background of growing health consciousness among consumers, the demand for foods that support and enhance health is continuing on an upward trajectory. This is evident from the growing uptake...

DMV-Fonterra Excipients (DFE), a 50:50 joint venture between Royal FrieslandCampina and Fonterra, has announced the acquisition of Royal FrieslandCampina’s pharmaceutical lactose business and manufacturing...

Growing consumer awareness of functional foods is spurring demand and boosting product availability for digestive health ingredients, according to a market research report from the EU. Functional foods...

The European market for flavoured and functional waters rose a further 5% to 3,600 million litres in 2008, according to the new Europe Flavoured and Functional Water Insights report from food and drinks...

Although the market seems set for further growth over the next five years, there remains considerable uncertainty over the future development of two key functional food categories: products promoting a...

A decision by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) – which is responsible for the monitoring and law enforcement of all ‘therapeutic goods’ in Australia – could have major...

The European Food Safety Authority has published its first series of opinions on the list of ‘general function’ health claims compiled by Member States and the European Commission, finding...