Leatherhead Food Research


A focus on health

It’s that time of year again – show time – and in the November issue of Confectionery Production we look forward to two of the most important industry events to take place before the end of 2014. Gulfood Manufacturing will be held from 9-11 November at the Dubai World Trade Centre and Health ingredients Europe […]

Marketing and claims service

Leatherhead Food Research is extending its advice and consultancy on the advertising and marketing of food and foodstuffs to help clients assess compliance against advertising codes of practice for non-broadcast and broadcast media. The advice can cover the acceptability of health and nutrition claims, evidence for substantiation and the conditions of comparative advertising. It can […]

Natural colours overtake synthetic

A new report into the food colours market combining market expertise from Mintel and Leatherhead Food Research reveals that, for the first time in 2011, the value of natural colours has overtaken that of artificial/synthetic colours globally. The share of the total food colours market taken by natural varieties has increased from just over a […]

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Communicating sustainability to customers

Attending the Food Innovation day at Leatherhead Food Research 12 May was eye-opening in several ways, particularly considering the communication of sustainability. It is naturally a term that is bantered about in the confectionery and wider food industry very frequently and companies are having to spend a lot of time and resources on sustainability reports. […]


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