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INTERVIEW

UK supplier brings insect protein to Europe: “We are laying the foundation on which to build the industry,” says Mophagy founder

FoodNavigator talks insect innovation and EU regulation with the founder of UK insect start-up, Mophagy, that has just landed official European distribution rights for Entomo Farms. 

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Tesco's NutriCentre failure speaks volumes about the food-medicine divide

'Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.' Nice idea, one uttered by Greek doctor Hippocrates centuries ago, but best not mention it at the next Tesco future...

High-protein ice-cream company taking part in US Thrive technology program

UK high-protein ice-cream company Wheyhey has been chosen to take part in Thrive – an eight-week food-technology accelerator program based in Silicon Valley.

China

Vitamin A prices set to continue to soar

After more than a year-long slump, China’s important vitamin A market is finally starting to rebound, with prices expected to continue to grow until the second-half 2016, according to market analyst CCM ....

Coca-Cola is ‘Relentless’ as it redesigns energy drink

Coca-Cola has redesigned its Relentless energy drink, launching an additional flavour called Passion Punch and a 4 x 500ml multi pack in the brand’s best-selling Origin flavour.

Inaugural meeting of micronutrients and health group

UK MP to lobby for folic acid action

A UK member of parliament (MP) will lobby for folic acid strategies including supplementation and/or fortification of flour following the inaugural meeting of a parliamentary group on micronutrients and health....

Made FOR China: Probiotic firm takes up UK export challenge

Welsh probiotic company Cultech will use a free-trade deal to tap into the Chinese market, export ambitions that fall instep with the UK government’s plans to switch from ‘Made in...

Consumers willing to pay more for bioavailability enhancements, consultant says

There is an opportunity for companies to use bioavailability enhancement to differentiate their products, even if consumers don’t have a firm grasp of specific technologies, an expert says.

Herbal supplement firm joins ‘1% for the Planet’ movement

UK herbal tea and supplement firm Pukka Herbs has joined the global 1% for the Planet movement, which sees companies donate at least 1% of their annual turnover to environmental NGOs.

Meat substitutes market set to top €3.57 billion by 2016

Heightened health concerns over the consumption of meat as well as increased environmental awareness are likely to fuel the growth of the  global meat substitutes market to over $4 billion...

Special edition: Protein perspectives

Whistle stop tour: Protein global

Western Europeans are numero uno when it comes to per-capita protein consumption; bread is surprisingly the most popular protein medium; and protein has well and truly invaded the healthy snacking category....

East Europe Dairy Congress held in Kiev

The East European Dairy Initiative (EEDI) held its annual East Europe Dairy Congress earlier this month in Kiev, Ukraine.

Regulatory experts to open 2016 IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas

Experts from the US FDA, EFSA, Food Standards Australia New Zealand, and Anvisa will provide regulatory insights about global probiotic regulations at the 2016 IPA World Congress + Probiota Americas.

DISPATCHES FROM FOOD VISION 2016

What does it take to give a niche ingredient superfood staying power? A re-think of the supply chain

What does it take to give a niche ingredient sustained consumer demand rather than a brief moment of superfood fame? A radical re-think of how you control the supply chain...

Poll closes April 22

NutraIngredients Readers Awards are open...cast your vote!

Have your say and vote to decide who will win Readers’ Ingredient of the Year and Readers’ Food Supplement of the Year at this year’s NutraIngredients Awards.

Prestigious Award Ceremony, Geneva, Switzerland, May 11, 2016

NutraIngredients Awards finalists announced. 11 categories, 33 potential winners

More than 120 high-quality entries made choosing finalists difficult but our crack judging panel have done it, and 33 stand-out products and ingredients have made the final cut in the...

Nestlé makes moves on pregnancy probiotics

Nestlé has filed an international patent for the combination of myo-inositol and probiotic strains for pregnant and lactating women and women looking to get pregnancy – a move which marks...

Food Vision Asia 2016 preview

Vitamins to Asia: The new Australian minerals boom

In just two years, Australia’s complementary medicines industry has grown from A$2.3bn (US$1.7bn) to A$4.2bn (US$3.1), with increasing acceptance and demand from consumers, both at home and abroad. ...

UK should launch ‘3-a-day’ dairy program: report

A new report published by the UK Dairy All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) was launched in London Wednesday at the Houses of Parliament.

#NIAgeing16. Free. Online. March 29

Finding hidden wealth in healthy ageing

The world’s population is ageing and people want to be healthy, longer – but can foods, drinks and supplements help? Our free online event  tackles this multi-billion question from multiple angles, tapping...

Dispatches from Food Vision 2016

Start-ups are inventing the future & big business needs to partner now: Unilever Foundry creator

Start-ups are changing the food industry from trailblazing new ideas to providing new growth models, and both big businesses and small start-ups need to collaborate to innovate. The benefits are...

Could a novel UV technology help battle vitamin D deficiency?

With the spotlight on vitamin D in many European countries, one company says its recently approved novel UV milk treatment could be a way to tackle deficiency. 

France needs to boost algae production

France should ramp up its algae production to meet booming local demand for algae foods and nutrients, according to a report.

Food Vision 2016

‘Misinformation minefield’ remains major challenge

The “misinformation minefield” surrounding the health benefits of food remains one of the biggest challenges faced by manufacturers, according to an expert on consumer insights.

Product innovation boosts global sports and energy drinks market: Technavio

The global sports and energy drinks market is predicted to grow at a CAGR of 11% from 2015- 2019, according to research from Technavio.