Fruit, vegetable, nut ingredients

Pea protein giant in €40M plant spend

Plant protein demand is forecast to double in just eight years

A plant-based ingredients maker is to meet growing global demand for pea protein by ploughing €40M (£35M) into increasing its production capacity in France.

The healthier packaged snacks market in the UK is in double-digit growth

Healthier snacks now eaten by more than half of consumers

Colin Dennis detected “increased passion to communicating the importance of science and innovation” at IFT17

IFT show highlights food science communication

McCain Foods has won approval for its £100M factory expansion

McCain wins approval for £100M factory expansion

The snacks sector is dominated by two key trends – Clean supreme and Disruptive green, says Innova

Sustainable snacking: two trends dominate sector

Sainsbury had worked with suppliers to reduce prices

Sainsbury cuts prices after supplier talks

EHL says the new unit will enable it to source new ingredients and develop its product range

Herbs and spices specialist opens third site

The Gangmasters and Labour Abuse Authority now has more powers to protect workers in the food supply chain

Gangmasters’ body gets policing powers

Blueberry’s association with episodic memory is based on a study of healthy people aged 65 to 80

Wild blueberry extract offers brain benefits

The IFT hopes the Food Evolution film will combat prejudices against GM technology

IFT film aims to ‘fight myths about food science’

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