19 Nov 2019 --- A polarization is emerging in the snacking space, as demands for clean label and healthy offerings are paradoxically rising at the same time as a growing appetite for indulgent, sumptuous products. This is particularly evident in the chocolate space where the spike in snacking is also creating a lucrative new market for the industry to capitalize on....
12 Nov 2019 --- Dairy protein no longer serves the sports nutrition market exclusively, but is branching out to answer the nutritional needs of mainstream consumers. In recent years, industry has seen an explosion in growth in the protein bar category, which has expanded to comprise new texture and flavor-enhancing dairy protein formulas among other added functional ingredients....
“Mixing multiple flavors to create a complex bouquet”: Prova highlights vanilla’s pairing potential and...
11 Nov 2019 --- Vanilla still remains one of the most widely used flavors in the food industry. Dubbed the “queen of flavors” it's versatile and its uses are broad, allowing for surprising and innovative flavor combinations. This is according to Kevin Bangratz, Marketing Researcher at Prova, who tells FoodIngredientsFirst, “it’s a flavorist’s mission to find the...
Healthy living is top of mind for consumers around the world. To prepare healthy meals, soups and sauces play a significant role as the foundation of many dishes. A growing number of soup and sauce launches with health claims such as low sugar, low sodium or 100 percent natural ingredients can help consumers to be more conscious about their health and achieve their nutrition goals.
Research bulletin by Dr Anu Turpeinen. Aging adults want to invest in food products that help them maintain their physical activity and cognitive functions. Phospholipids naturally found in dairy fat have been associated with improved brain health in several scientific studies. Valio Eila™ NUTRI F+ lactose free formulated milk protein powder contains phospholipids in addition to B vitamins...
Innova Market Insights releases its Top Ten Trends for 2020, using its ongoing analyses of global developments in food and drink launch activity to highlight the trends most likely to impact the food and drinks industry over the coming year and beyond. In addition to the Top Ten Trends identified for 2020, key themes from previous years, including “Discovery: The Adventurous...
A key challenge for insect companies is convincing manufacturers to work with bugs due to concerns around hygiene and other challenges related to creating an entirely new production line. This is according to Neil Whippey, who was presenting Eat Grub’s new line of whole crickets at Anuga 2019. He explained that while the company has also made more processed products such as energy bars and...
yummex Middle East (ME), held 29-31 October in Dubai, returned this year for its 13th edition. Modeled after the world’s leading trade fair for sweets and snacks – ISM – yummex ME is a platform for producers and manufacturers of the sweets, confectionery and snacks industries to present their products and...03 Nov 2019 - 05 Nov 2019 Dubai, Uae
19 Nov 2019 --- ChickP, an Israeli food tech start-up developing innovative plant proteins, has launched a line of “next-generation” chickpea isolates especially designed for plant-based dairy alternative products. The isolates are hailed... Read More
Beyond yogurt: Chobani unveils “biggest expansion ever” with oat-based products and natural dairy creamers
19 Nov 2019 --- US Greek yogurt brand Chobani has revealed the company’s “biggest expansion ever” with an entire platform of batch-made oat-based drinks and cultured oat blends. The move marks Chobani’s first foray outside of... Read More
19 Nov 2019 --- Olam International has maintained its progress towards achieving Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification for all its palm plantations in Gabon by 2021, following its Makouke plantation the most recent to become RSPO... Read More
19 Nov 2019 --- Netherlands-based frozen and chilled foods company LAMEX Foods Europe and Dutch plant-based start-up Green Meat Products have entered into a new partnership which aims to introduce Green Meat Products into the UK market. The... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Vegan and Plant-Based Food Enriched with Vitamin D
Plant-based food and supplement launches tracked with vitamin D have risen by 38 percent (Global, 2014 to 2018). Globally, within the plant-based space, the bone-building vitamin is most commonly sought after in supplements, followed by the dairy and sports nutrition categories. In a consumer... More
Analysis Feature Natural colors innovation
The use of natural colors in food & beverage launches has increased globally, featuring a +6% year-over-year growth when comparing 2018 and 2017 launches. In 2018, the top categories of global product launches tracked with natural colors were Bakery (14%), Confectionery (14%) and Snacks (11%), with caramel color being the leading ingredient among the natural colors tracked. The top positionings...View Analysis