Breakfast cereal claims’ focus on fibre, wholegrains and protein, research Breakfast cereals have traditionally had a fairly healthy image, despite the proliferation of relatively high-sugar products...

Dairy Australia urges FSANZ to accept ‘sports drink health claims’ for dairy products Dairy Australia has made a submission to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ), urging the regulator to...

Half UK consumers see the ‘beauty’ in ‘ugly’ fruit and veg, Mintel Bent carrots, battered peaches, and blemished apples: it seems when it comes to fruit and veg it’s what’s on the inside that...

Australia’s food agency approves new version of the Food Standards Code On 16 December 2014, Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) released its approved version of the latest revision of the Australia...

FSANZ calls for submissions on proposal for gluten claims about foods containing alcohol Food Standards Australia and New Zealand (FSANZ) has assessed a Proposal to permit nutrition content claims about...

Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research conducted by the New Zealand Heart Foundation. The...

UK prefers vegetables over miracle health cure products, Canadean A majority of UK consumers are distrustful of food and drinks products that offer a ‘magic bullet’ health solution, instead...

CHOICE opposes sports drink health claims as ‘misleading consumers’ Consumer group CHOICE has said it believes that allowing sports drinks to carry health claims will “mislead consumers into believing...

Global vegetarian food and drink product launches double in five years, Mintel Global food and drink launches that carried a vegetarian claim doubled between 2009 and 2013, increasing to 12 per cent, up...

‘Natural’ foods equal ‘healthy’ in older consumers’ minds, Canadean Consumers in the UK who are aged 55 and older associate ‘natural’ products with a healthy, yet tasty, lifestyle and...