Is Fructose the new Trans Fats?

by August 12th, 2015

The storm clouds have been brewing over fructose for some time now, and the days when “fructose” sounded better and more natural on a label than “glucose” or simply “sugar” are fast coming to an end. Research, which implicates fructose in the development of chronic conditions, like cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, is gradually mounting. […]

The Food Industry is Missing a Billion Dollar Trick When it Comes to the Aging Population

by August 6th, 2015

Walk into a supermarket in Western Europe or North America and you’ll find entire shelves dedicated to children’s food and drink products: yoghurts, breakfast cereals, bread, snacks, ready meals, confectionery, soft drinks – the list is seemingly endless. Have a look for products targeted at the aging population and you’ll be hard pressed to find […]

Mars Makes a Tactical Retreat from Sugar Debate by Accepting New WHO Recommendation

by July 15th, 2015

Sugar is caught in a bitter PR storm. With a new guideline from the WHO recommending that we halve our intake of free sugars and national newspapers running headlines such as “sugar is the new tobacco” and “is sugar toxic?”, consumers are becoming increasingly aware that the sweet stuff might be something that’s best limited. […]

Challenges and Opportunities for Food Manufacturers

by June 13th, 2015

Euromonitor International’s data reveals that the global packaged food industry will grow 2.4 percent to reach US$2.9 trillion in 2019. In this presentation, Euromonitor’s analysts Dimitrios Dimakakos, Lianne van den Bos and Lauren Bandy highlight the market trends and future prospects in packaged food and nutrition and identify the challenges and opportunities for Food Manufacturers […]

Where Are Our Calories Coming From?

by June 3rd, 2015

With the world’s expanding waistline continuing to make a significant contribution to health problems and government expenditure, this briefing maps out where consumers are purchasing their calories. From the introduction of “fat taxes” to industry-supported voluntary agreements, this report also analyses some of the primary actions being taken at national and international levels to mitigate […]

Euromonitor to Speak at Nutrition Integrates 2015

by June 1st, 2015

Event Name: Nutrition Integrates Date: Thursday 4 June 2015 Location: London, UK Event Description: Rapidly becoming established as a must-attend event, Nutrition Integrates returns to London in 2015 to promote debate and discussion amongst senior level strategists from the nutrition and wider business communities. Addressing the issues affecting global health and well-being, from food to […]