All news articles for February 2013

IFT Wellness 2013 as it happened

IFT Wellness 2013 as it happened

By Stephen Daniells

IFT Wellness 2013 brings together industry experts, leading academics, and IFT members for presentations and discussions of the latest research and consumer insights on the booming health and wellness sector for food and beverages.

Millenials' presence on social media make them a very influential group, says Mattison

Catering to different generations

Capturing the sweet tooth of the Millennials

By Oliver NIEBURG

Candy makers must connect on social media and allow criticism to appeal to the influential Millennials generation aged 13-31.

Should vegetarians take supplements of EPA and DHA omega-3s?

Dispatches from the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition

Should vegans and vegetarians take supplements of EPA and DHA omega-3s?

By Elaine WATSON

If they don’t eat fish, vegans and vegetarians get very little EPA and DHA, the long chain omega-3 fatty acids we are told are key for maintaining cardiovascular and cognitive health. But is this a problem that needs to be fixed? And are algal omega-3...

Environmental footprint of vegetarian diets 30% lower, say researchers

Dispatches from the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition

Environmental footprint of vegan and vegetarian diets 30% lower than non-vegetarian diets, say researchers: ‘We have to drastically cut consumption of meat and dairy’

By Elaine Watson, Loma Linda, California

If the evidence that plant-based diets are better for human health is compelling, the evidence that they are better for the planet is indisputable, delegates at the 6th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition were told.

The iconic Molson brewery in Montreal (Picture Copyright: Molson Coors)

miller coors jv partners will both 'vigorously' contest action

Molson Coors sues SAB Miller for move to kill Canada licensing deal

By Ben BOUCKLEY

Molson Coors has launched legal action against SAB Miller in response to the UK company's move to terminate a licensing agreement granting the US-Canada brewer rights to license SAB products in the country, with the latter blaming low volume sales.

Nestlé buys Louisiana depression food firm

Nestlé buys Louisiana depression food firm

By Shane STARLING

Nestlé has bought its second brain health-focused medical foods start-up in eight months after snaffling Red River Pharma-owned Pamlab which makes high-dose vitamin supplements targeting depression, diabetes and Alzheimer’s.

Consumers will pay more for local foods: Study

Consumers will pay more for local foods: Study

By Nathan GRAY

Consumers are willing to pay more for foods that are grown and produced locally rather than having travelled extensively during production, according to new research.

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