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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.


Post-Brexit regulatory divergence: ten key developments

Regulatory divergence is a significant area of concern for many Leatherhead Food Research members. However, regular...
In Focus White paper 18 December, 2023

Do recycled plastics have a future in food contact materials?

This white paper looks at regulatory trends and developments influencing the use of recycled plastics in food contact...
In Focus White paper 28 November, 2023

Personalised Nutrition and Potential Regulatory Hurdles

However, while the technologies which enable personalisation are becoming more accessible, the regulatory landscape...
In Focus White paper 17 May, 2023

The EU’s deforestation-free products regulation

Agreement in principle has been reached over a landmark regulation to prevent commodity-driven deforestation and forest...
In Focus White paper 30 March, 2023

The changing world of plastics in China

Increased awareness of plastic pollution is driving complex new regulatory developments around the world. In China...
In Focus White paper 11 December, 2020

Genome editing and the food industry

The scientific community has made great strides in the use of genome editing to optimise the physical properties of...
In Focus White paper 27 November, 2020

Botanicals: a consumer and regulatory dichotomy

Consumer interest in botanicals is high, and manufacturers are incorporating a wide range of plant-based...
In Focus White paper 23 November, 2020

APAC food and beverage trends and opportunities

Opportunities for international trade of food and beverage products in Asia Pacific markets are growing. However, the...
In Focus White paper 20 November, 2020

Microplastics in Food and Beverage Products

Microplastics have become a hot topic, and forthcoming EU regulation surrounding their intentional use in products will...
In Focus White paper 27 October, 2020

Putting the consumer at the heart of Technical

We have uncovered that there may in fact be more degrees of freedom to leverage with product experience that can enable...
In Focus 03 June, 2020
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