A leading Australian nutrition scientist, Professor Andrew Sinclair from Deakin University, has called for mandatory labelling in Australia of trans fat in food products. His findings indicate that some...

An Australian packaging company, Amcor, has been expanding its U.S. profile through the marketing of a new U.S. niche for PET bottles. Amcor Rigid Plastics, a subsidiary of Amcor, has seen a growth in...

New data from Mintel’s Global New Products Database (GNPD), has found that, for 2011, the “most frequent health-focused on-package claim” for new products in the American food and beverage industry...

The U.S. National Restaurant Association (NRA)’s “What’s Hot in 2012” survey of nearly 1,800 professional chefs has predicted that children’s nutrition and local sourcing will be the biggest...

The latest study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, in the USA, has raised fresh debate over the regulation of Bisphenol A (BpA), a chemical compound often used as protective lining...

The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that current U.S. Country of Origin Labelling (CoOL) measures are inconsistent with the U.S.’s WTO trade obligations. The WTO had examined complaints by Canada...

U.S. foodservice research and consulting firm Technomic has published a list of trends it predicts will shape the American restaurant industry in 2012. Based on its own market research, Technomic claimed...