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World: Reduce sugar intake for health, WHO urges adults, children

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) guideline recommends adults and children reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their...

World: Consumers would pay extra for ingredients they recognize

As many as 73% of consumers are happy to pay a higher retail price for a food or drink product made with ingredients they...

Asia Pacific: Fonterra searches for best cake using Anchor Cream in China

Fonterra China Foodservices has partnered China's restaurant rating website with 190 million active users, Dianping.com, to find the best cakes in China using Anchor...

Americas: US restaurants help consumers reduce their sodium intake

In response to FDA’s announcement outlining a series of “voluntary targets” for restaurants and packaged-food manufacturers to reduce sodium levels, the National Restaurant Association...

Americas: Consumers divided on defining home-cooked meals, says report

Home-cooked meals are made from scratch, made at home, made from fresh or raw ingredients, and made personally, according to a consumer survey by...

Europe: GEA enters bakery sector

GEA enters the bakery sector after acquiring COMAS in Italy in June 2015. Bakery is a new sector for GEA, broadening and strengthening its position...

Americas: FDA wishes for reduced sodium levels in processed, prepared food

The US Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry. Average...

Americas: Keurig Green Mountain to sell for US$$13.9B

Keurig Green Mountain and JAB Holding Company have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which a JAB-led investor group will acquire Keurig Green...

Americas: Glanbia Nutritionals to distribute Nattopharma’s nature-identical synthetic vitamin K2 in the US

Nattopharma ASA and Glanbia Nutritionals have formed an exclusive distribution agreement where the latter company will distribute NattoPharma's new ingredient, MenaQ7 PURE, in the...

Americas: ADM adds DHA algal oil to omega-3 range

Onavita DHA algal oil is the newest addition to ADM's Omega-3 product line, which also includes Onavita ALA from non-GMO flaxseed oil. Omega-3s are...

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