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What's driving private labels?

What's driving private labels?

In recent years the share of private label goods sold by retailers has been on the rise, reaching almost 50 per cent in traditional retailers. The FoodNavigator editorial team discusses what's driving the trend, and what it means for big brand manufacturers.

Snack Size Science: Getting to the heart of acrylamide

Snack Size Science: Getting to the heart of acrylamide

By Stephen Daniells

FoodNavigator's Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week, acrylamide intakes may not pose a problem for pre-menopausal breast health, but it may be dangerous for heart health, according to a couple of new studies. And...

Product recall insurance on the up

Product recall insurance on the up

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The popularity of specialist insurance to protect against the effects of product recalls is on the rise in the wake of the current salmonella scandal, says Mikel Fitzgerald of Wortham Insurance.He told FoodNavigator-USA.com how it can help minimize damage,...

Snack Size Science: Crystal balls and salt crystals

Snack Size Science: Crystal balls and salt crystals

By Stephen Daniells

FoodNavigator's Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science. This week Nestle gives us a glimpse of the future with its research into hydrogels to deliver flavour and nutrients to food, and salt is back in the headlines with Swiss worries...

More foodborne illnesses on horizon, says risk expert

More foodborne illnesses on horizon, says risk expert

Is the US food safety system really 'in the soup'? Dr Sandford Miller, with a long standing career focused on risk analysis and food, talks to FoodProductionDaily.com about the recent peanut paste recall, the potential for future foodborne illnesses...

Keys to the Russian market

Keys to the Russian market

As Chr Hansen marks ten years of activity in Russia, regional director Jacob Paulsen explains how the market has changed and offers some advice for anyone exploring opportunities there today.

The depression diet

The depression diet

Experts predict that consumers will put on recession pounds by eating more unhealthy food to save money. But Dr Adam Drewnowski, director of the Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington, says nutrient-rich foods that were typically...

Spicing up the American palate

Spicing up the American palate

An expert from Mintel gives a taster of new flavor trends in the US, and predicts how long it could be before we are all enjoying the likes of peri-peri, lavender and cactus.

Exploring the sweet future for stevia

Exploring the sweet future for stevia

As regulatory approval for stevia and its extracts gathers pace in the US, Mark Blumenthal from the American Botanical Council gives his thoughts and inside knowledge on his nominee for ‘herb of the year’.

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