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New app hopes to help consumers – and influence industry

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Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
Author:
Ann Eshaw

Just in time for New Year’s resolutions, Dutch government organization Nutrition Centre has launched a new app that allows consumers to scan food products to find the healthiest option. The app, called “Am I choosing healthy?” (“Kies Ik Gezond?”), shows a product’s ingredients and nutrition values. It aims to cut out the hassle of reading […]

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Bread with legs

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Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

There is a new high-protein bread on the block; it’s a world first, and one of its main ingredients has legs – six of them to be exact. Yes, we are talking about insects. It may seem odd and risky to some, but many signs suggest that insects will be a growing protein source of […]

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Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017
Author:
Julian Mellentin

Back in the 1990s, launching a reduced-fat avocado would have seemed like a good idea – this was the period when consumers’ fear of fat and the belief that ‘fat makes you fat’ was at its peak. But in 2017, when consumers can distinguish between ‘good fats’ and ‘bad fats’ – with plant foods firmly […]

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