The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) recently gathered in Anaheim to learn about innovative new food and beverage products launched around the globe, picking up on new product trends in the sweeteners,...

Despite numerous warnings about the risks that cardiovascular diseases pose, Australians are still not doing enough to improve their heart health, according to Datamonitor Consumer Markets Analyst Mark...

Pill popping is giving way to healthier diets, according to new research from the UK. A new report from Mintel suggests the UK’s £396 million (A$825m) vitamins and supplements market is set to be...

The success of marketing probiotic yoghurt products such as Yoplait and Yakult means that Australian consumers are more aware of the importance of digestive health issues than ever before, offering a golden...

The functional foods market, while predicted to grow substantially over coming years, has seen many expensive failures over recent years. In fact, failure is far more common than success and most products...

Grocery stores have become hunting grounds for healthful, functional foods and beverages that offer distinct wellness advantages beyond basic nutrition, according to a new American report* from Packaged...

The American Dietetic Association has suggested functional foods can benefit a person’s health when consumed as part of a varied diet, encouraged further research and urged continued efforts to educate...

People remain cautious about the emergence of new food technologies according to a review of existing research, published by the UK’s Food Standards Agency.The report, which looks at research since...

Ever since probiotic yoghurts hit the market, many consumers have known that our intestines are populated by innumerable bacteria that go by seemingly unpronounceable names like Bifidus Digestivum, Lactobacillus...

Straight fruit juice sold in supermarkets can be just as healthy than those which make health claims based on added extras such as herbal supplements or antioxidants, according to a report by consumer...