These are all the posts that have been tagged with health.
While packaging is often penalised for its contribution to the waste issue, industry has long been championing it as part of the solution to food waste, rather than part of the problem – so it’s pleasing to see UK government recognising the role of packaging in protecting both products and human health, as well as preventing food waste, in its new anti littering strategy.
As global consumers’ attitudes towards soft drinks grow increasingly negative due to their high levels of sugar, calories and ‘artificial’ ingredients, new opportunities are arising for companies to diversify their portfolios, according to GlobalData.
No longer a category sought only by consumers who avoid animal products for ethical reasons, the popularity of vegan has been expanding across all categories. In food and drink, the rise of vegan was evident at The Natural Food Show, held earlier this week in London.
Welsh government is inviting companies and research organisations to apply for a share of up to £1 million funding to develop solutions to make the food and drink available to children healthier, while reducing the cost.
Chocolate bars, sweets and biscuits could shrink by as much as 20% under new guidelines designed to help manufacturers cut the amount of sugar in children’s products.
Foods and drinks positioned as energy boosting in the UK are forecast to grow by almost 12% by 2021 and set to contribute over £1 billion to the health and wellness industry in the next five years, reports Euromonitor.
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) will provide scientific advice on the daily intake of added sugar in food by early 2020.
Nutrition companies view stricter EU regulation as a greater challenge than the state of the global economy, new research has shown. Meanwhile, Brexit is not widely expected to have a major impact on the European nutrition industry.
New drinks brand Barracudos launched its range of wellbeing drinks at IFE.
A new £21 million programme to strengthen Wales’ food and drink sector is expected to safeguard thousands of jobs and deliver over £100m for the Welsh economy.
Latest figures show food and drink exports from Scotland grew by £421 million in 2016, to a record £5.5 billion, reflecting an overall 8% increase in the value of exports to Scotland over the past year.
In a cross sector act of cooperation, signatories from 35 representative bodies in the UK food and drink supply chain have signed an open letter calling on the government to make an early agreement on future trade with the Republic of Ireland as the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.
Azelis has made two new appointments in Asia Pacific, supporting the high growth potential of this dynamic region. Hirotaka (Hank) Kawano joins Azelis as Managing Director of Japan. He succeeds Mitsuru Katada who will retire on 31st March 2017 after having successfully led the company’s Tokyo operations since 2014. Kawano holds a Bachelor’s degree in […]
Azelis has made two new appointments in Asia Pacific, supporting the high growth potential of this dynamic region.
Britvic has launched a new single serve 500ml PET bottle for sparkling variants of its popular juice drink brand Drench.