08 Dec 2023 --- Synonym, a New York-based biomanufacturing firm developing and funding infrastructure for what it calls the “biorevolution” in food, nets funding from Open Philanthropy to advance research into gas fermentation for food production. It’s being scaled as a sustainable method of producing single-cell proteins through carbon capture from the air.
Alternative proteins: Pulses poised for growth while new technologies projected to drive taste, texture and...
29 Nov 2023 --- As the world’s population rises, the search for sustainable alternative proteins continues to gather pace within the F&B industry. Food Ingredients First examines the consumer trends and market dynamics influencing the alternative protein space, which includes how health and wellness claims are driving the demand for products and solutions across a range of categories,...
01 Dec 2023 --- With climate change causing increased uncertainty in food production, more businesses are looking for ways to keep production moving in times of scarcity. Last year, in particular, was difficult for the starch market when nearly all hydrocolloids were in short supply.
Consumer demand for natural preservatives and clean label products in the food and beverage industry is on the rise like never before. As health-conscious consumers seek safer and more transparent options, the spotlight has shifted to natural ingredients that not only extend shelf life but also uphold the integrity of the product.This Technical Paper is from Alvinesa Natural Ingredients.
Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor, Missy Green, for a rundown of the December 2023 edition, which reflects on NPD from the past year and delves into the Top Ten Trends for 2024. Suppliers share their insights on what’s to come for “ingredients taking the spotlight” and emerging themes in F&B innovation. She’ll highlight the key takeaways from articles on...
ADM at “forefront of plant-based market” with new technology and advancements in taste and functionality
We spoke with Bastian Hörmann about the evolving plant-based ingredient trend, gut health and well-being and emerging tech like precision fermentation. He notes that plant-based is still the future of nutrition despite facing some roadblocks. The company showcased a plant-based corndog with an authentic meat taste and other innovations that deliver on sustainability and are a good source of...
The expansion of sustainable alt-proteins dominated the show floor, as did “green” ingredients with a health halo for both people and the planet. During the Frankfurt-based trade show (Nov 28-30), exhibitors showcased their latest offerings, demonstrating ongoing trends in meat and dairy alternatives, boosting...28 Nov 2023 - 30 Nov 2023 Messe Frankfurt
30 Nov 2023 --- Artificial intelligence (AI) holds the potential to transform the consumer food sector by refining operation processes, forging deeper connections with consumers and developing innovative solutions for sustainability and nutrition, a new Rabobank report has detailed. But, AI also poses significant risks to the industry, including affordability issues, “AI washing” and...
08 Dec 2023 --- Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a partnership with Enorm, Northern Europe’s largest insect farm. This collaboration is set to change the way food waste is managed, particularly in the dairy industry, by harnessing the... Read More
08 Dec 2023 --- The WHO has recently unveiled data that sheds light on a global lack of appropriate tax on unhealthy products, specifically alcohol and sugary sweetened beverages (SSBs). The findings underscore that only 108 countries worldwide... Read More
08 Dec 2023 --- In this week’s industry news, Accenture is collaborating with Unilever to utilize its AI research and implement technologies to boost productivity, while the Robertet Group has finalized a deal to acquire Sonarome. Meanwhile, a... Read More
08 Dec 2023 --- Provider of natural ingredient solutions, Kalsec, has expanded its international presence with the inauguration of its new Finishing and Distribution Centre in Singapore. This move is set to enhance the company’s services to... Read More
Ingredient Focus : Healthy indulgence
Innova Market Insights data suggests there is a rise in health-claimed launches within indulgent subcategories. From October 2022 to September 2023, Sweet Biscuits/Cookies led all subcategories. Top positionings included gluten-free, while prebiotics, probiotics, and no added sugar claims saw rapid... More
Analysis Feature Christmas NPD innovation
Christmas food & beverage launches globally show a +2% year-over-year increase from October 2021 – September 2022 to October 2022 – September 2023. Confectionery dominates with 42% of launches. Top positionings include Ethical – packaging (49%), Ethical – human (20%), and Ethical – environment (15%).View Analysis