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Belgium to reduce nation's calorie intake by 5%

By Niamh Michail

Belgian manufacturers and retailers have signed a voluntary convention with the Health Minister to cut the nation's calorie intake by 5% by next year - but without independent monitoring, critics say it lacks credibility.

FoodProductionDaily is moving

FoodProductionDaily is moving

By Jenny Eagle

FoodProductionDaily is moving from today and you can now find all your processing & packaging news on our vertical food websites.

This Nestlé campaign helped raise awareness of the consequences of iron deficiency (like anaemia) in the Philippines from 19% to 65% in one year

Special edition: Battling malnutrition. Exclusive with Nestlé head of public health nutrition

Nestlé: Profit is not a dirty word in the race against global malnutrition

By Shane STARLING

Commercial and public health gain needn’t be opposed bedfellows in the battle against malnutrition among the world’s poorest people, says the chief of public health nutrition at the world’s biggest food firm.

The NFU has now launched a campaign for politicians to back farmers

British union asks food industry to back farming

By Joyeeta Basu

The British food industry, politicians and consumers were encouraged to support farming by the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) after a “worrying” study found that nearly half of the nation’s food may be imported in the next 25 years.

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Obesity quotes chart wide ranging webinar

By Michael Stones

Nearly 1,300 people registered for the Food Manufacture Group’s free, one-hour, independent webinar on the roots of Britain’s obesity crisis and its remedies. Here, we capture a flavour in quotes of the wide-ranging debate.

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.

Coke or milk? A philosopher’s perspective

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Coke or milk? A philosopher’s perspective

By Katherine Rich, CEO of the NZ Food & Grocery Council, and Julian Baggini

Food is a big part of all our lives not only providing sustenance, but enjoyment and a social experience. 

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

DRINKTEC 2013: LIVE FROM THE SHOW FLOOR

DairyReporter.com @ drinktec 2013: Day Two

By Mark ASTLEY

DairyReporter.com is reporting live from Munich in Germany this week, bringing you the latest from beverage and liquid food industry trade show, drinktec 2013. Day two saw us meet up with the likes of Sacmi and Graphic Packaging to pinpoint which dairy...