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Daily news on food ingredients, flavours, starch and food additives. Free access to news on food science in Europe.

Daily news on food ingredients, flavours, starch and food additives. Free access to news on food science in Europe.
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France

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Daily news on food ingredients, flavours, starch and food additives. Free access to news on food science in Europe.

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English


Episodes

LISTEN NOW: Sports nutrition deals, seaweed start-up innovation ... and 'the Google of the gut'? - The Nutra News Review

11/16/2018
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It's not easy to keep up with the fast pace of the news, but the weekly Nutra News Review is your best shot. Our editors run down their weekly news highlights - giving you the inside track on the top news and analysis from the last seven days.

Duration:00:09:35

Power & politics in cocoa: Are chocolate’s colonial roots moulding sustainability?

6/28/2018
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The European and US chocolate industry holds power in cocoa and is able to set the agenda for sustainability on its terms, says Dr. Kristy Leissle.

Duration:00:18:59

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Tweaking ads to show cooking with kids makes brands relatable

8/24/2017
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Images of mom preparing dinner alone in the kitchen for her busy family have been a staple in food and beverage marketing for decades, but new consumer research from the Benenson Strategy Group suggests brands that continue to recycle this theme are missing the mark with modern families and their sales could suffer as a result.

Duration:00:17:27

Change to novel foods rules may open door for raft of new fruits … and health claims

8/6/2017
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Simplification and centralisation of the European novel foods process means applications based on traditional use will soon be allowed – Resulting in shorter and cheaper routes to market, and the potential for using new fruits and juices that could come with health claims, says Dr John Wilkinson.

Duration:00:05:56

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: Confections hold steady in face of the war on sugar

5/11/2017
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Despite significant headwinds generated by the escalating war on sugar and increasing consumer preferences for healthy products, the confectionery industry is holding its own with sales climbing 1.2% in the last year to reach a whopping $25 billion, according to market research from IRI.

Duration:00:18:02

UK sugar tax: The big questions

3/22/2016
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The UK has announced a tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. But how hard will it hit the industry? How effective will the tax be at tackling childhood obesity? And could the tax be extended to other food categories? We take a look at the big questions surrounding the tax.

Duration:00:06:49

FiE 2015: Our best bits

12/8/2015
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Our teams of journalists were out in force at Food Ingredients Europe (FiE) last week. We’ve picked out some of our highlights from over one thousand exhibitors, a packed conference programme and talks on industry insights.

Duration:00:07:02

New tech on EFSA’s horizon: Crowdsourcing and cyber assistants

10/22/2015
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New technology like crowdsourcing and artificial intelligence computers is the future of risk assessment, the head of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has said.

Duration:00:03:56

Lab meat, plant proteins and insects: Which alternative proteins will feed the world?

7/13/2015
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The quest for alternatives to animal-derived proteins has led to a huge amount of innovation - some proteins are already thriving on the market and others have some way to go. FoodNavigator looks at the latest trends at IFT.

Duration:00:02:25

Prepare for pre-recession spend – top economist

3/10/2015
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Food manufacturers should prepare for a positive three years ahead, as the changing economy prompts consumers to spend at pre-recession levels, a leading economist has said.

Duration:00:01:45

New proteins are creeping on trend

12/11/2014
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Alternative proteins are a “hot area” of interest and products such as sandwich spreads made with meal worms could be a thing of the future, according to one food trend expert.

Duration:00:02:13

Salt reduction not a priority for UK consumers, finds LoSalt survey

11/23/2014
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UK consumers prioritise reducing fat and sugar intake ahead of salt, according to a consumer survey conducted by Klinge Foods, the producer of LoSalt.

Duration:00:02:59

‘Nice wine, no corkscrew?’ Mirabeau En Provence solution strikes YouTube gold with 8 million+ views

11/18/2014
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Mirabeau En Provence owner Stephen Cronk says the desire for a direct consumer connection inspired him to record a 50 second YouTube video that's won the Rosé producer a staggering 8m+ views to date.

Duration:00:06:36

DSM claims craft brewer interest in gluten-free beer enzyme

11/17/2014
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DSM Food Specialities claims that, far from being cautious, craft brewers are embracing the possibilities its enzyme to create gluten-free beer offers.

Duration:00:06:17

Smoothie brand Froosh warns of ‘social washing’ on supply chain sustainability

10/29/2014
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Scandinavia’s top-selling smoothie manufacturer Froosh has called for ‘trade not aid’ in developing countries and insists beverage brands should do more to understand their supply chains.

Duration:00:06:03

Get rid of nutrients and focus on foods in guidelines, says sat fat researcher

9/25/2014
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Science should look beyond LDL cholesterol and saturated fat, which have dominated cardiovascular research until now, towards other contributing factors and a food-group approach to guidelines, according to one researcher.

Duration:00:04:45

Industry reformulation is the only route to better nutrition, says expert

9/21/2014
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Food producers should look at the current obesity crisis as an opportunity to do good business and do good for public health through the reformulation of mass-market products, says one nutrition policy expert.

Duration:00:06:53

Saturated fats may not cause heart disease: Researcher

9/18/2014
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Saturated fatty acids shouldn’t be avoided as they don't cause cardiovascular disease - but 'excess' is the important word, says a human nutrition expert.

Duration:00:03:23

The road to fish-oil equivalent GM camelina

9/17/2014
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Rothamsted Research has achieved omega-3 levels comparable to fish oil in its first GM camelina harvest, something which has been surprisingly well received by the public, its senior researcher says.

Duration:00:06:02

Malaysia hopes to double palm oil production by 2020

9/17/2014
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Malaysia hopes to double its palm oil production by 2020 without having to dedicate more land to palm plants, according to a Malaysian minister.

Duration:00:03:42