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Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

SPECIAL EDITION - SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING

Investment in sustainable packaging essential, says study

By Rory Harrington

Producers must ensure packaging is more sustainable as customers remain convinced that food packing is excessive and are altering their consumption patterns as a result, warns research from Datamonitor.

Inside Yakult's probiotic science culture

Inside Yakult's probiotic science culture

In HG Wells’ The War of the Worlds it is not the almighty weapons of humanity that defeated the invading Martians. It is a lack of immunity to the earth’s tiny pathogenic bacteria.

Snack Size Science: Choc cravings and low-fat treats

Snack Size Science: Choc cravings and low-fat treats

By Stephen Daniells

FoodNavigator’s Snack Size Science brings you the week's top science every two weeks. This week we look at the science behind chocolate cravings, and how to formulate a tasty, low-fat chocolate treat.