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    • Innova’s Top Five Beverage Trends, Brewing Wellness with Functional Tea, A...
    • Plant and Animal Hybrids, USDA Overhauls Organic Program, Challenges and...
    • Sophisticated Hydration NPD, Caffeine Alternatives, Alcohol Legislation...
    • Nostalgic Meets Exotic Flavor Trends, Methylcellulose in Plant-Based...
    • Confectionery NPD, Dairy Alternatives, COP 28 Addresses Food Systems,...
    • Innova’s Top Five Confectionery Trends, Premium Desserts, Combining Foods...
    • Harmonizing Flavor & Texture in Food, Gene-Edited Foods, NPD: The Year in...
    • Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2024, Reducing Sweetener...
    • Five Key Ingredient Trends, Coloring Alt-Seafood, Targeted Prebiotics,...
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Technical Papers On Food Ingredients First
  • 01 Apr 2024 --- In the rapidly expanding non-dairy cheese market, food brands face increasing competition. To stand out and excite consumers amidst growing demand, manufacturers must work hard to stand out with new products. Ingredion explores key considerations for food manufacturers aiming to achieve success in this competitive landscape.This Technical Paper is from Ingredion.

  • 11 Mar 2024 --- Of all the options available for plant-based yogurt formulation, almond ingredients are emerging as the most preferred due to their nutritional benefits, functionality and flavor properties. Almond butter and almond protein give manufacturers the ability to create tasty non-dairy yogurts with simpler labels that consumers will love.This Technical Paper is from Blue Diamond Almonds.

  • 04 Mar 2024 --- Fermentation, our familiar friend from bread and beer, is fermenting a new wave in food: sustainable, protein-packed alternatives! Their magic lies in efficiency. Compared to traditional animal agriculture, fermentation requires a fraction of land and water, slashing environmental impact while offering a sustainable, efficient, and delicious path to a protein-secure future.This Technical Paper is from Angel Yeast Co., Ltd

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  • 01 Apr 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that the use of protein ingredients in food and beverage launches globally had a 3% average annual growth from 2019 to 2023, with Bakery being the leading category. Plant-based claims grew the fastest, with a notable increase of 27%. This surge has led to the rise of various plant proteins such as lentil protein, fava bean protein concentrate, field bean protein, and others.

  • 13 Mar 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that there is a growth in low/no/reduced sodium claims in various food & beverage categories. Hot Drinks had a 24% average annual growth from 2021 to 2023. Categories Desserts & Ice Cream and Meat, Fish & Eggs are also on the growth path and show innovation potential.

  • 01 Mar 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that organic claims are expanding into various food & beverage subcategories, painting a new landscape for the use of this claim. Organic flavored alcoholic beverages had a 35% average annual growth from 2019 to 2023. Other subcategories are also gaining ground, like wrapped chocolate pieces and others.

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Ingredient Focus On Food Ingredients First
  • 01 Apr 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that there was a 4% average annual growth for natural color use from 2019 to 2023. Europe (33%) was the leading region for natural color launches. Bakery was the leading category, but Meat Substitutes showed the fastest growth. Caramel color was the leading natural color ingredient in 2023. This Ingredient Focus is brought to you by GNT.

  • 15 Mar 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that the global confectionery launches had a 2% growth from 2019 to 2023. Chocolate blocks were the sub-category with the most launches in 2023. The plant-based claim remains the fastest-growing positioning in confectionery. Meanwhile, ethical claims are dominating the launches. This Ingredient Focus is brought to you by Uelzena Ingredients.

  • 28 Feb 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that dairy alternative launches are on a growth path, featuring an 11% average annual growth rate from 2019 to 2023. Europe accounts for more than half of launches. One of the two launches is dairy alternative drinks. Pea protein, fava bean protein and potato protein are among the fastest-growing protein ingredients used in non-dairy launches. This report is brought to you by Cosun Protein.

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  • 29 Jan 2024 --- In this week’s NewsBite, we examine how the EU Parliament has given its final green light to the Green Claims Directive that will ultimately ban the use of “misleading” environmental claims across food sold in Europe. Meanwhile, attacks on shipping vessels in the Red Sea are intensifying and causing F&B costs to rise globally and China expanded its foray into genetically modified crops in a move to enhance food security.

  • 22 Jan 2024 --- Reduced alcohol is now a year-round consideration for the increasingly health-conscious consumer, but market barriers — particularly around product labeling — persist. Merger activity in the UK F&B sector increased in 2023 despite the macroeconomic issues that plagued 2022, while 2023 was a challenging year for the plant-based market amid cost pressures and post-COVID health concerns.

  • 15 Jan 2024 --- Calls for compelling plant-based options are rising as Veganuary 2024 gets into full swing. Meanwhile, South Korea’s historic ban on dog meat came to light with the country’s National Assembly voting to outlaw its dog meat industry amid rising pressure to recognize the animals as companions rather than food. Also, Symrise is expanding its traditional citrus taste solution offer with increased sustainable solutions.

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  • 07 Mar 2024 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor, Missy Green, in a 15-minute roundup of themes from the beverage edition. Wellness tea, no- and low-alcohol beverages and health-enhancing drinks are growing, but so are premium, higher-in-alcohol offerings. We’ll explore opportunities in adult beverages across Europe and Asia as well as “smart” ingredients for adding nootropics to energy or sports drinks.

  • 10 Apr 2024 --- Many consumers are increasingly looking for healthier food and beverages offering nutritional support and other functionalities. The majority of these products incorporate special ingredients or formulas – coming with unpleasant off-notes impacting the overall flavor profile. Therefore, it is crucial to improve the taste, mouthfeel, and smell of these products. Vanilla is the perfect answer to a health-conscious world. Combining this widely beloved flavor with taste-balancing capabilities, vanilla can be used as a natural masker in health & nutrition applications. In this webinar, you will learn how Symrise can support you in decoding unwanted off-flavors and designing vanilla taste that consumers love. Find out how to make healthier products taste great and actively promote everyday health everywhere!

  • 21 Mar 2024 --- The rising consumer demand for healthier and natural food options has encouraged the exploration of innovative natural plant extracts as alternatives to synthetic ingredients. In the world of bakery products, the issue of oxidation and rancidity poses a significant challenge, impacting the shelf life and overall quality of dry bakery goods such as breadsticks, cookies, breaded toasts, crackers…etc. In this context, OLESSENCE, through the combined potential of olive, rosemary and green tea extracts, presents a promising natural solution to enhance the sensory profile, contributing also to counter the effects of oxidative rancidity. Flavour profile enhancement, versatility, preserving freshness naturally are only few of the reasons why to choose our innovative solution.

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  • 01 Apr 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates a rising global trend in the use of vegan claims in food and beverage launches, with a +12% average annual growth between 2019 and 2023. In 2023, the primary category for these launches was Bakery (12%). Key positioning statements for these launches in 2023 included Gluten Free (40%), Organic Free (28%), and No Additives/Preservatives (25%). 

  • 01 Mar 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data shows that in global food & beverage launches, there is an increase in stabilizer use with a 3% year-over-year growth when comparing the years 2022 and 2023. Within this trend, the Bakery category emerged as the leading category segment with 21% of the total launches in 2023. Xanthan Gum was the leading stabilizer ingredient.

  • 01 Feb 2024 --- Innova Market Insights data indicates that the use of fiber ingredients in food & beverage launches is increasing globally with a 3% growth from October 2018 to September 2023. From October 2022 to September 2023, most often, fiber ingredients were used for Bakery launches and Inulin was the leading fiber ingredient.  

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