24 Jan 2020 --- Entering the Chinese New Year, robots, big data services, artificial intelligence (AI) and streamlined e-commerce are heating up China’s agricultural landscape. While digital resources across the country’s urban areas remain scattered, the Chinese government has issued a new policy that seeks to bridge the urban-rural divide by 2025. This could spell out dramatic...
21 Jan 2020 --- Consumers want short ingredient lists detailing natural, recognizable foods which is propelling manufacturers to develop natural preservation solutions across a range of categories. Food safety, extending shelf life naturally and tackling food waste are priorities for the industry. FoodIngredientsFirst examines the latest natural preservation products and techniques and...
21 Jan 2020 --- Naturex has obtained self-affirmed GRAS (Generally Recognized as Safe) designation for its highly bioavailable natural turmeric extract, Turmipure Gold. Last month, a panel of independent scientists evaluated the use of Turmipure Gold concluding that it is recognized as safe under the conditions of intended use in a wide range of food categories including beverages.
Ready meals and side dishes NPD sees growth as the global demand for convenient meal solutions merges with other drivers, such as bolder flavors, authentic recipes, artisanal options, better-for-you ingredients, clean label offerings and free-from alternatives.
The use of bulk sweeteners in food & beverage launches increased globally, featuring a +8% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019YTD and 2018 launches. In 2019YTD, the top categories of global product launches tracked with bulk sweeteners were Confectionery (37%), Bakery (25%) and Sports Nutrition (10%), with sorbitol being the leading ingredient among the bulk sweeteners tracked. The top...
Taura JusFruit Fibre+ is shortlisted for a FIE Innovation Award: these fruit ingredients with added fibre can bring real value into healthy snacks, increasing fibre content by 60% and even up to 300% as a stand-alone fruit snack.
Major themes of health, sustainability and consumers' appetite for adventure are driving NPD in the snacking space. Consumers increasingly seek out craveable textures in food and beverages, which makes for a heightened sensory experience while elevating indulgent sensations. For the full webinar covering the future of snacking, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Fi Europe 2019 in Paris, France, Tereos exhibited its certified organic beet sugar. Produced just two months ahead of the event, the beet sugar taps into the organic products trend. Guillaume Planque, Head of Product Management at Tereos, elaborated on why certification is essential for this trend as well as its plans for organic cane sugar production in the future.
ProVeg urges Starbucks to make plant-based milks free, following coffee chains’ environmental targets
24 Jan 2020 --- ProVeg International, a global food awareness organization, is urging coffee chain Starbucks to drop its surcharge on plant-based milks if it is serious about achieving new climate targets. The charity’s call follows... Read More
Weekly Roundup: Häagen-Dazs brings a Ruby experience to US ice cream, Givaudan, Firmenich and Symrise awarded for climate...
24 Jan 2020 --- This week, ice cream and chocolate innovation has been in the spotlight, with Häagen-Dazs launching a limited edition Ruby Cacao collection for its US consumers and in the UK, Heston Blumenthal has teamed up with Waitrose and... Read More
24 Jan 2020 --- Nestlé is collaborating with Burcon and Merit, two key players in the development and production of high-quality plant proteins. This partnership further accelerates Nestlé’s development of nutritious plant-based... Read More
24 Jan 2020 --- Tetra Pak has unveiled the first full-scale virtual marketplace for the food and beverage (F&B) industry, at Davos 2020. The virtual marketplace boasts convenience and ease by making the purchasing of products faster and simpler... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Fiber trends: Good for gut, good for Earth
A steady rise in fiber-related claims has been observed across global markets. Not only does the gut-healthy ingredient enjoy a starring role in food and beverage products, it has also been tracked in renewable wood-based packaging. Innova Market Insights takes a closer look at the diversification... More
Analysis Feature Bulk sweeteners innovation
The use of bulk sweeteners in food & beverage launches increased globally, featuring a +8% year-over-year growth when comparing 2019YTD and 2018 launches. In 2019YTD, the top categories of global product launches tracked with bulk sweeteners were Confectionery (37%), Bakery (25%) and Sports Nutrition (10%), with sorbitol being the leading ingredient among the bulk sweeteners tracked. The top...View Analysis