13 May 2021 --- MeaTech 3D, a technology company developing cultured meat products, has revealed its latest move to establish, own and operate a pilot plant to commence scaled-up cultured chicken fat production in 2022. Simon Fried, head of business development at MeaTech, speaks to FoodIngredientsFirst about the future plans and evolution, its latest acquisition and the technology behind...
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12 May 2021 --- There is no doubt the plant-based space is booming with many opportunities to develop innovative dairy-free alternatives. From oat-based milk to vegan cheese and plant-based chocolate, the alt-dairy arena is packed with exciting NPD. Besides, the dairy alternatives space has also seen some major acquisitions and investments of late, demonstrating its future growth potential.
11 May 2021 --- US-based biotech company Jellatech is tapping into the growing demand for collagen and gelatin ingredients without the use of animals. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the start-up says there is a significant demand for healthier and more sustainable ingredients.
With consumer preferences shifting toward more sustainable and ethical preferences, plant-based dairy-free alternatives continue to spark the consumer’s interest. Fast-growing product subcategories in this segment are non-dairy cheese, spoonable non-dairy yogurt and non-dairy ice cream & frozen yogurt (Global, CAGR 2018-2020). Well-established ingredients such as almond, oats and...
This year’s Top Ten Flavor Trends explore how flavor and texture is being used to celebrate the exotic, bring restaurant quality experiences in-home and champion what is great about local and regional tastes. At a time when health and security concerns are top of mind for consumers, flavors with health and stress relieving associations are proving popular. With food and beverage an ongoing...
Fedima is the Federation of European Manufacturers and Suppliers of Ingredients to the Bakery, Confectionary and Patisserie Industries, and is a representative body of the industry. Johan Sanders, President of Fedima, offers in-depth insight into how the pandemic has impacted the bakery industry value chain, and what the industry must do to ensure it remains agile and innovative in the face of...
In this edition you will learn more about:
- Throwback Snacks, Double-Digit Growth in Ready Meals, Top 5 Packaging Trends 2021, Dairy Ingredient Innovation, Umami & Kokumi
- Microencapsulation Advances, Trending Fruit Ingredients, Sports Nutrition Flavors, Whey & Permeate Nutritionals, Oats for a Gluten-Free Diet, Collagen-Boosting Moldavian Dragonhead
- Ready Meals NPD: Traveling through Taste
- Opinion Edge: Savory Foods Redesigned
- View from the Top: Kerry, John Savage, CEO of Taste
13 May 2021 --- A growing consumer focus on health, naturality and sustainability is driving innovation in the cheese market, according to French-headquartered dairy company Ingredia. Not only this, but the development of cheese consumption in some... Read More
13 May 2021 --- Mondelēz International’s innovation and venture hub, SnackFutures, has selected the nine winning start-up companies of its CoLab program, an engagement scheme for early-stage snack brands with health and wellness... Read More
13 May 2021 --- US-based Wixon Inc. is spotlighting the growing demand for comfort food with a Mexican twist. According to the company, Mexican flavors and dishes are “incredibly popular with US consumers,” and this geographical reach is... Read More
13 May 2021 --- Nabati Foods Global, a plant-based food player, has completed the construction of a new manufacturing facility in Alberta, Canada. The new plant is five times larger than the pilot facility and comes following the completion of the... Read More
Ingredient Focus : What's the scoop on global nutritional desserts?
About one out of three desserts carry a health claim in 2020, with half of the global desserts with a health claim being launched in Europe. Dairy-based Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt maintain the top position with 37 percent of dessert launches tracked with a health claim in 2020. Meanwhile,... More
Analysis Feature Hydrocolloids innovation
The use of hydrocolloids in food & beverage launches is decreasing globally, featuring a -1% year-over-year decline when comparing 2019 and 2020 launches. In 2020, the top category of global product launches tracked with hydrocolloids is Bakery (18%). In 2020, Soy lecithin is the leading ingredient among the hydrocolloids tracked (19%). The top positionings of global product launches tracked with...View Analysis