White paper archive


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


Problems posed by plastic

Emotive and high on the corporate agenda, plastic reduction is a complex issue. Plastics play a critical role...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Navigating the maze of nutrition and health claims

With the production of nutritious and healthy products a key priority for food and beverage manufacturers, the use of...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Horizon scanning: a tool to anticipate regulatory change

Anticipating regulatory change is a critical capability for multinational food and beverage brands in the today’s...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Going global: one formulation for many markets

Food and beverage brands wanting to establish or extend their global presence have to contend with an intricate web of...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Dietary fibre: the forgotten hero with so much potential

Dietary fibre is a term that is used for plant-based carbohydrates that, unlike other carbohydrates such as sugars and...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Cooking instructions – not as simple as you may think

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standard states that where cooking instructions are provided to ensure...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

What to consider when acquiring or investing in a food business or product

When buying or investing in a food business, brand or ingredient, there is the need for due diligence, market insight...
In Focus White paper 15 August, 2019

Gaining pre-market approvals for new ingredients and food additives, enzymes and flavourings

In order to contribute to consumers’ health and to allow for the free movement of safe food into their internal...
White paper 30 April, 2019

of note – Lifting the hood on harmonization

With food and beverage brands under ever increasing pressure to boost shareholder value, operational efficiency is...
Of note 29 March, 2019

Reformulating to reduce salt, fat and sugar: how blueprinting can help

In this white paper, Adelheid Völkl, discusses the scientific approach of “blueprinting” in food & beverage...
Regulatory White paper 02 November, 2018
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