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The FoodlineWeb suite of databases are a unique source of information for the food and drinks industry. They include Market, Science and News, and are populated by our team of specialists who abstract 2,500 Science, 830 Market and 600 News records every month, taken from about 400 key industry journals, as well as books and patents. The abstracts are fully searchable and the full text of most articles can be ordered on-line through our electronic document delivery service - most articles will be supplied within one working day. In the case of patents, there is a link through to the original document.

  • FoodlineWeb Science provides a wealth of information on food science and technology
  • FoodlineWeb Market gives concise abstracts of published literature packed with useful market statistics as well as new retail products in the UK and novel products worldwide
  • FoodlineWeb News offers a summary of all the latest news relevant to the food and drinks industry
  • Fera HorizonScan provides information on food safety and risk issues at a global level across all food sectors, covering all of the contaminants, residues and other food-related hazards that may affect you
  • Fera Contaminants On-Line is designed for food industry professionals, it is an indispensable and comprehensive guide to European Union food contaminant legislation and residue limits

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Monthly Patent Editorial
Recent patent activity in Functional Fibre

There is evidence of health benefits associated with consumption of diets rich in non-digestible plant carbohydrates (fibre)-containing foods. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recommends a fibre intake greater than 25 g per day for achieving health benefits, such as reduced risk of coronary heart disease and diabetes, and for improved satiety and weight management. However, the Authority has not endorsed the use of health claims for dietary fibre because it considers that the effect can vary depending on the type of fibre.

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Scientific literature and patent reviews
Training Course  
Food Additives, Enzymes & Flavourings - A Guide to Implementing the Food Improvement Agents Package

26-27 February 2015

Provides a complete overview of the European Food Improvement Agents Package (FIAP) on Day 1, and on Day 2 it will cover food additives, enzymes and flavourings legislation in major international markets.

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Gels and Thickeners

Breaking Food Industry News

Sprouts Farmers Market''s CEO on online delivery: We havent found a model that works for us... yet.

Campaign to keep Brits buying pork.

Pesticides in fruit and vegetables report (US).

Leatherhead Food Research News : 27/02/2015

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