Business confidence amongst Australian fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) manufacturers has taken a turn for the worse with 45 per cent suggesting business conditions have deteriorated in the past 12 months,...

Prebiotics, known for their ability to improve intestinal regularity, appear to be slowly stepping out of the shadow of probiotics as more options become available to manufacturers. Buoyed by positive...

According to Laurent Michoud, of National Starch Food Innovation Europe, the future of food labelling will involve the reduction of confusion for consumers by providing clearer labels for them to peruse. Speaking...

The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has established that there is a continued downward trend in the amount of salt consumed by people in the UK. The Agency has been pushing the decreased salt message for a...

Salt reduction has been a key issue in recent years, with the creation of the World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) group which seeks to lower intake worldwide. Already the UK has witnessed a rapid decline...

The global store shelf will soon offer American consumers foods that move beyond addressing health concerns to those which improve their mood, firm their skin and sharpen their intelligence. According...

Herbs and spices like oregano, thyme, cinnamon and clove do more than add pleasing flavors and aromas to familiar foods, according to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS). The oils from these plants,...

A new report has labelled food companies “irresponsible” in their marketing of food to children. The report, by consumer group ‘Which?’, has been slammed by the Food and Drink Federation...

More than 50 Western Australian food companies have now signed up to the State Government’s labelling program, which promotes local food products to West Australian consumers. A logo is now seen...

A new campaign has been launched in the UK challenging businesses and the public sector to end so-called ‘greenwash’ by achieving the new “Carbon Trust Standard” certificate –...