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Our complete library of whitepapers, covering various different topics in the food and beverage industry, all written and edited by our industry experts.


How to get health claims right when using botanicals

The global regulatory landscape is complex; steps must be taken to ensure products containing these ingredients are...
White paper 03 March, 2023

How to take a science-led approach to cooking instructions generation

The goal is to find and validate optimum time and temperature combinations using relevant cooking equipment. In this...
White paper 23 February, 2023

Foodborne pathogens: an evolving threat

Zoonoses – diseases or infections that can pass from animals to humans – are not always front of mind in the modern...
White paper 25 January, 2023

New approaches for sustainable, transparent labelling of food and beverage products

As food and beverage manufacturers make progress towards packaging reduction targets, the issue of product labelling is...
Regulatory White paper 21 December, 2022

UK food regulations: ten technical updates

Nearly two years on from Brexit, the divergence between EU and UK regulations is increasingly apparent. This brings...
White paper 12 December, 2022

Avoiding greenwash: three steps to ensure environmental claims are truthful and not misleading

There is no dedicated legislation for claims of this nature; instead, companies must adhere to consumer protection laws...
Sustainability White paper 29 November, 2022

Anti-obesity strategies impacting the global food and beverage industry

From nutritional labelling to advertising restrictions and sugar taxes, the regulatory landscape is complex and...
White paper 30 September, 2022

Policies for water re-use in food and agriculture

However, while agriculture and food production are heavy users of water, there are challenges surrounding its re-use in...
White paper 28 July, 2022

New EU contaminant regulation

Pyrrolizidine alkaloids (PAs) are toxins that various plants produce to protect themselves against external stress...
White paper 29 June, 2022

Food packaging recycling logos in Europe

The recycling of food packaging waste is a priority for sustainability strategies in Europe. However, for recycling to...
White paper 27 May, 2022
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