17 Oct 2019 --- Sustainably producing enough food, feed, fiber and bioenergy for the expected 2050 population of 10 billion people is a critical challenge facing food and farming industries. New analysis by Virginia Tech asserts that global agricultural productivity must increase to an average annual rate of 1.73 percent – from the current 1.63 percent – to meet growing demand. Low...
New plant sources propel diversity: Oat milk shines in non-dairy NPD, indulgent flavors tipped for success
14 Oct 2019 --- The market for plant-based dairy and desserts is changing in scale – dramatically. Boosted by a sustainable and natural positioning that reflects consumer demands, the market now provides tasty treats for consumers who are opting more frequently for planet-friendly choices. At the same time, this category is mindful of promoting its health benefits. Now that plant milk is...
“Versatile, sustainable and clean”: InnovoPro presents chickpea ingredient as front-runner in plant-protein...
09 Oct 2019 --- Israeli food-tech company InnovoPro is tapping into increasing demands in the plant-based space by developing appealing products based on its chickpea protein in applications such as dairy alternatives, meat analogs, snacks and sauces. Currently, the market for plant-based protein is estimated at US$40 billion. However, InnovoPro is targeting the even-larger, US$900 billion market...
As consumers pay more attention to health, there is an increased interest in healthier and more premium caramel alternatives. In NPD this year, caramel is also combined with unexpected products, such as cheese. With an average annual growth of +35 percent in global product launches between 2014 and 2018, salted caramel has become a top flavor in products containing caramel.
This technical bulletin from Biocatalysts Ltd describe how their range of protease enzymes can be used to modify flavour, improve solubility and reduce the molecular weight of different types of plant proteins including; wheat gluten, soy, pea and potato to increase their versatility as an ingredient in food products.
Plant-based proteins have the market buzzing, with food and beverage innovations arriving frequently on store shelves. But formulating beverages with alternative protein sources—whether soy, almond, oat, pea or rice – can present challenges, especially in meeting consumers’ expectations for taste, texture and visual appeal. In this timely webinar, Innova Market Insights and CP...
Artificial food colorings remain under heavy scrutiny by label-conscious consumers, which propels brands such as GNT’s Exberry range of natural “Coloring Foods” into the spotlight. Comprising minimally processed food grade pigments sourced from freshly harvested crops, Exberry responds to the coloring needs of broad food and beverage applications. At the GNT facilities in...
In the world of food and beverages, there is no way around Anuga. The world's largest trade fair is the most important industry meeting point as the figures of 2017 once again impressively demonstrate: with 7,405 exhibitors and around 165,000 visitors, it is a key event in the food and beverage industry. From 05...05 Oct 2019 - 09 Oct 2019 Cologne, Germany
17 Oct 2019 --- The use of alternative sources of protein – such as soy, almond, oat, pea and rice – has been growing at a rapid pace in recent years as consumers gravitate towards products that are seen as more planet-friendly than... Read More
Will hangovers be a thing of the past? Emerging beverage brand debuts “science-backed recovery drink”
17 Oct 2019 --- US-based emerging beverage brand, The Plug, has launched its science-backed anti-hangover drink. The brand differentiates itself from market competitors in its “all-natural” proprietary formula with zero added sugar and an... Read More
17 Oct 2019 --- Nestlé has released its nine-month sales report for this year, outlining growth driven by the global release of its first coffee line under the Starbucks brand name. The company continues to see positive returns in its... Read More
17 Oct 2019 --- American International Chemical (AIC), a subsidiary of LLB Specialties, has become the North American distributor of Organic Rice Protein, Organic Brown Rice Protein and Organic Pumpkin Seed Protein, manufactured by Panjin Hetian Food... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Prebiotics to bolster health and wellbeing
Prebiotics are key in supporting overall health and inner wellbeing. As a result, there has been a 37 percent annual growth in food and beverage launches tracked with a prebiotic claim and a feel-good claim (Global, CAGR 2014-2018). While Baby and Toddlers is the number one category for prebiotics,... More
Analysis Feature Emulsifiers innovation
The use of emulsifiers in Food & Beverage launches is increasing 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 emulsifiers were Bakery (23%) and Confectionery (20%), with soy lecithin being the leading ingredient among the emulsifiers tracked. The top positionings of global product...View Analysis