Europe

Norwegian cheeses, including Fløtemysost, will be under the spotlight when the World Cheese Awards head to Bergen, Norway, as part of The Food Country Norway food festival in 2018. Pic:©GettyImages/PicturePartners

New Norwegian food festival to host World Cheese Awards 2018

By Jim Cornall

After partnering with San Sebastián in Spain for the inaugural International Cheese Festival in 2016, the World Cheese Awards were held in London in 2017, and they are now headed out again, this time to a new food festival.

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Stealth carrots: How veggies are finding victory in F&B

By Rachel Arthur

Carrots might look dull compared to trendy super fruits and leafy vegetables, but the humble vegetable is in demand as a subtle but powerful nutritional boost, as consumers seek to increase their vegetable intake. 

Total sugar, added sugar, free sugars and of which sugars...would it be easier if nutrition labels just depicted the amount of sugar that has been added in teaspoons? © iStock

NUTRITION LABELLING IN THE US AND EUROPE

Should Europeans be told how much sugar is added to their food?

By Niamh Michail

Nutrition labels in the US will now have to tell consumers how much sugar has been added by manufacturers and how much is naturally occurring. Is it time Europe introduced similar measures so consumers know whether the food they are eating is healthy?

WHO:

13% in some countries compared to 43% in SE Asia

Europe has world's lowest breastfeeding rates: WHO

By Shane STARLING

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says rising obesity rates among mothers and ready availability and attractiveness of formula has left Europe with the world’s lowest breastfeeding rates.