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Stephen Daniells and Shane Starling from FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients

Key Insights from Food Vision

Food Vision 2014: Bridge knowledge gaps, overcome change and work sustainably

By Kacey Culliney

What is the future of food? Simple communication of complex advances will be crucial, as well as picking up the pace amid a global population boom to feed the world nutritiously and sustainably, according to FoodNavigator and NutraIngredients senior editors.

A combination of saturated markets and slow population growth is putting pressure on the packaged food industry, say analysts

Sluggish growth predicted for global packaged foods markets

By Nicola Cottam

A slowdown in global packaged food markets is expected over the next five years as supply in developed countries reaches saturation point combined with insufficient opportunities elsewhere, but health and Asia offer hope.

‘Normal’ sodium intake range may be the healthiest: study

‘Normal’ sodium intake range may be the healthiest: study

By Maggie Hennessy

Despite that population-wide sodium reduction is often posed as the best solution for reducing cardiovascular disease (CVD) incidence, the current sodium intake of most of the world’s population is already in line with Institute of Medicine’s definition...

Left to right: Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown, and VP corporate development Brent Taylor

Big interview: Ethan Brown and Brent Taylor, co-founders, Beyond Meat

Beyond Meat founders: 'We’re a meat company that makes products from plants'

By Elaine WATSON

“We’re a meat company that make products from plants”, say the entrepreneurs behind Beyond Meat, which makes "near-perfect replicas of meat" from plants. And they’re thinking big. After all, why settle for a slice of the $600m US meat-alternatives...

Almost all of the walnuts grown in the US are grown in California, but the state supplies only about 40% of the world's walnut crop. Photo courtesy of the California Walnut Board.

Special edition: Nuts, pulses and legumes

Omega-3 content sets walnuts apart from other tree nuts

By Hank Schultz

Now that the mania about fat in the diet is mostly over the story has become that some fats are good. And as far as fat-rich tree nuts go, the story is: They’re all good. But walnuts have a leg up on their tree nut competitors in that they are the only...

The rise and rise of Dr Praeger’s Sensible Foods

The rise and rise of Dr Praeger’s Sensible Foods

By Elaine WATSON

The name - Dr Praeger’s Sensible Foods - may not sound very sexy, but the sales figures certainly are, says Larry Praeger, CEO of a frozen food firm enjoying double-digit sales increases year-on-year in a category where many players are struggling to...

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