US supermarket titan Kroger has announced its top food trend predictions for 2019, curated by its Our Brands new product developers, chefs and innovators, focusing on flexible eating styles. The Top 5...

INTENSE sweetener made from monk fruit extract will soon almost certainly be legal to sell in Australia and New Zealand. Currently monk fruit can only be used as a food and drink flavouring. But by January...

Artificial sweetener consumption has once again been linked to an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. The research is separate from a previous study reported by Australian Food News in 2013 which...

Lessons for food marketers as sugar consumption in UK tumbles As the health debate surrounding sugar continues, food marketers are reviewing their product formulation and marketing strategies. Nearly half...

Tropical tree produces sweetener suitable for diabetics, study A process for producing the sweetener erythritol from sapodilla, a tropical tree, has been developed by students at the Technological Institute...

Rising demand for natural sweeteners, including stevia, Canadean The concerns about obesity and related health problems plus sugar taxes in many countries have stimulated the market for non-caloric sweeteners,...

‘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...