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“Nutri-Score” labelling now in force in Belgium

Following last year's French Decree backing the voluntary adoption of “Nutri-Score”, now it is time for Belgium to follow the same footsteps. A nutrition declaration is already mandatory in the EU in prepacked foods or products containing nutritional and/or health claims. This nutrition labelling comprises detailed information on the energy value, the amounts of [...]

“Nutri-Score” labelling now in force in Belgium2018-09-20T15:34:04+00:00

Building Scientific Evidence to Support Nutrition & Health Claims

We are happy to invite you to our next webinar! Building Scientific Evidence to Support Nutrition & Health Claims by our expert Dr. Heike Stier Date: 27st of September 2018 Time: 3:00pm (GMT+2) – 30 min talk and 15 min Q&A In our next webinar we provide an overview of the current situation of the [...]

Building Scientific Evidence to Support Nutrition & Health Claims2018-09-06T15:25:02+00:00

Cannabis – an EU market soon to expand?

Cannabis sativa L. is a plant with multiple faces. Industrial hemp was bred to contain very little tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). Under the premise that the THC content does not exceed 0.2 % of the plant and without prejudice to other national regulations, the plant and their parts are accepted food sources in the EU (Novel Food [...]

Cannabis – an EU market soon to expand?2018-08-14T09:41:42+00:00

Ireland and new upper limits for vitamins and minerals

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) Scientific Committee published this month a report on the Safety of Vitamins and Minerals in Food Supplements for Ireland. In the absence of maximum levels for vitamins and minerals at the EU level, this report is a guide for the food supplement industry to ensure that the daily [...]

Ireland and new upper limits for vitamins and minerals2018-07-25T10:05:07+00:00

What is the real “impact” of NHR claims? How to they influence consumers purchases decisions?

The EU regulation No 1924/2006 on nutrition and health claims made on foods defines nutrition, health, and risk-reduction claims (NHR claims) as: Nutrition claim: “any claim which states, suggests or implies that a food has particular beneficial nutritional properties due to e.g. nutrient” Health claim: “any claim that states, suggests or implies that a relationship exists [...]

What is the real “impact” of NHR claims? How to they influence consumers purchases decisions?2018-07-25T10:12:37+00:00

Opportunities for Start-ups

PepsiCo Nutrition Greenhouse Europe PepsiCo has just announced the second year of its Nutrition Greenhouse incubator scheme in Europe, an initiative designed to discover and nurture breakthrough brands in the food and beverage sector. This initiative started last year with 8 companies being selected (to learn more about last year’s companies: click here). This program is [...]

Opportunities for Start-ups2018-06-12T14:23:25+00:00