While many people think about HPP in terms of killing pathogens and extending shelf-life, it can also help formulators reduce fat and sodium, improve texture and 'clean up' product labels

Could HPP be the secret weapon in the battle to reduce sodium?

By Elaine Watson

High pressure processing (HPP) is emerging as a powerful weapon in the fight to reduce sodium, enabling formulators to eliminate or cut sodium-containing preservatives in prepared foods and clean up product labels, claims one expert.

Brand loyalty stronger among social media users

Brand loyalty stronger among social media users

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Social media use is increasing, and that could be good news for manufacturers of branded products, as frequent social media users tend to be more loyal to name brands, according to new research from the NPD Group.

Mexico's GDP will grow 3.5% in 2012, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Analyst lauds chocolate market potential in Mexico

By Oliver Nieburg

Confectioners face big rewards by tapping into market potential in Mexico, but will face “oblivion” if they fail to address growing health concerns, according to an analyst.

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