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Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt competition: how does it work?

The competition is now closed. April is here, and that means that spring is just around the corner – and so is the Easter bunny! Wherever you are in the world, you may have noticed supermarkets...

What does Europe’s regulatory environment look like?

27/03/2019 Market News
Food manufacturers need to be aware of legislation at both the EU and Member State level when looking to bring new products onto the market. European food labelling law underwent significant change...

What are the factors behind clean label growth?

27/03/2019 Market News
Addressing delegates at the 2018 Health ingredients Europe Conference, Carol DeVito from consultancy Nailbiter said that this was an exciting time in the development of food, particularly given...

Organic alternative oils

27/03/2019 Market News
The selection of oils available to manufacturers goes far beyond commodity crops like soy, canola, sunflower and rapeseed. The unique flavour of oils like those from nuts or olives can give products...

Rapid growth in global botanicals market

27/03/2019 Market News
The trend toward natural ingredients has led to rapid growth in the global botanicals market, including in foods and beverages, and Euromonitor International expects their use to grow by a CAGR of 3...

Organic speciality ingredients

27/03/2019 Market News
Wherever it is possible to source organic certified ingredients, suppliers say they are receiving requests from their customers. Even when an organic logo or claim applies to the entire product, many...

Organic standards differ worldwide

27/03/2019 Market News
When it comes to processed foods, organic standards differ around the world. Often organic products contain 100% organic ingredients, but in many regions, including the United States, Canada, the...

Organic growth: Big potential for speciality ingredients, botanicals and alternative oils

27/03/2019 Market News
The global market for organic foods and beverages is booming. Market research firm Ecovia Intelligence estimates that worldwide sales reached $89.7 billion in 2016, having nearly quadrupled since...
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Processing innovations update: Meeting the demand for minimal processing and optimal food safety

15/02/2019 Market News
Processing innovations update: Meeting the demand for minimal processing and optimal food safety Consumers increasingly want fresh, sustainably sourced ingredients and products free from artificial...
3D printing

Will 3D live up to its potential?

19/10/2018 Market News
There is a great deal of active research ongoing in 3D food printing technology. Consumers expect healthy, nutritious food with added elements such as design, pleasure and even playfulness. 3D...
Food - Increased Risks Recall

Increased risk of recalls in European food sector – part 3

19/10/2018 Market News
Food safety expert Rob Kooijmans ( offers top tips on the prevention of recalls. Here he discusses the importance of reporting food safety incidents and why collecting as much...
Fi Conference Speaker - Claire Lennon

How does Regulation (EU) 2015/2283 impact novel foods?

21/09/2018 Market News
Claire Lennon is an Advisor in regulatory affairs at EAS Strategies , European office. She assists clients to meet their products regulatory requirements offering strategic advice for the marketing...