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These are all the posts that have been tagged with children.

War on sugar threatens soft drinks

In 2015, the market for fruit juices, energy and juice drinks is estimated to have declined in value by 0.6% year on year and by 0.8% in volume terms, according to a report by Key Note.

Mariane Hodgkinson

Food & Drink Technology gets to know Campden BRI’s new hygiene specialist, Mariane Hodgkinson, who will be responsible for providing advice and support on good hygienic practice, cross contamination, cleaning and disinfection and allergen management.

Round-Up: Shelf Life

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. Next week’s round-up will focus on ingredients news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at carly@bellpublishing.com.

Cereal market under threat

According to a report by Key Note, the breakfast cereals market continued to grow at an impressive rate in 2014, rising by 3.9% in market value despite falling volume sales. However, its growth remains highly dependent on the ongoing impact of high inflation on retail prices.

New addition for Harvest Cheweee

Harvest Cheweee is expanding its cereal bar range with the launch of Fruit & Oat Bites, a healthier fruit-based snack created to keep on the go children fuller for longer.

2016 trends identified

The clean eating trend is an overarching theme in Innova Market Insights’ top ten trends list for 2016.

Hot summer benefits beverage market

Quarter three has seen a more upbeat performance in European commercial beverage consumption despite Russia’s deepening recession, says a report from Canadean.

Winter spice

The Collective is spicing things up in the dairy category with the launch of a new Gingerbread Limited Edition yogurt.

No compromise for children’s food

82% of parents worldwide and 76% of British mothers and fathers place great value on natural food and drinks in order to provide their children with a well balanced diet, reports TNS and the GNT Group.

Chocolate lovers unite

As part of last week’s National Chocolate Week celebrations I attended The Chocolate Show, which was held at London’s Olympia from 16-18 October.

“Passion is the genesis of genius”

Following the recent acquisition of two companies, tna has significantly broadened its offering to the food manufacturing industry and is this year celebrating its 33rd anniversary. Here, we go back to where it all began and speak to Alf Taylor, tna’s co-founder.