Innova Market Insights
NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
17 May 2019 --- Glanbia Nutritionals highlighted its plant-nutrition portfolio at the recently held Vitafoods Europe, in Geneva. A particular showcase was the BevOat Low Viscosity launch, designed... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
15 May 2019 --- Tate & Lyle and stevia partner Sweet Green Fields (SGF) have jointly launched their newest product innovation – ZOLESSE Natural Flavor. ZOLESSE, a new natural flavor (per... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
15 May 2019 --- Vegetarian and vegan product development could be held back by the EU’s proposed ban on using terms such as “veggie burger,” “vegan sausage” and... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
13 May 2019 --- An electronic tongue could be helpful to food industry taste testers because it can handle much more heat and is more effective and accurate in taste-testing fiery foods than... Read More
PACKAGING & TECHNOLOGY NEWS
10 May 2019 --- The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has advised that increased allergen information should be provided on prepackaged direct sale food. The FSA advice endorsing full ingredient labeling... Read More
04 Feb 2019 --- Consumers are on a big and broad journey of discovery. They are moving out of their comfort zone to explore bolder flavors and multi-sensory food experiences. Sixty-six percent of US consumers say they love to discover new flavors (Consumer Study 2018, Innova Market Insights). At ISM 2019 in Cologne Innova Market Insights presented the latest confectionery insights on product development from around the globe. Irene Kersbergen from the market research firm discusses how several of the top ten trends are shaping confectionery and snacks product development.
26 Nov 2018 --- Pulses are taking center stage. In 2018, nearly 12 percent of all new global ready meal launches tracked by Innova Market Insights feature pulses. For example, Pedon (Italy) won the SIAL Innovation Award in the savory category with their introduction of rice-shaped pulses at SIAL 2018. Tim McGreevy of the American Pulse Association discusses the current market environment and opportunities in Europe for American pulse products.
13 Aug 2018 --- Silesia notes how Innova Market Insights’ “Beyond the Coffeehouse” trend is leading to a reinvention of how we see coffee flavor, taking it into new and different segments. For their fresh roasted pecans concept, presented at IFT, the flavor supplier took rich and creamy flavor and complemented it with cinnamon spice and slightly sweet caramel flavors and fresh roasted onto pecans – “making for a tempting sweet treat.” The company also presented a cold brew coffee concept and a vinegar-based shrub beverage as a “red rhuby refresher,” where “seedy, fruity strawberry is perfectly complemented by the tart rhubarb stalks.”
30 Jul 2018 --- The Almond Board of California (ABC) presented snacking insights and samples at IFT, Chicago. With the latest research and live demonstrations, ABC’s industry and culinary experts were available to address questions about California almonds. Throughout IFT 2018, Chef Rob Corliss of All Things Epicurean was available for individual or small-group California Almond Solution Sessions, offering a deep-dive into the inspiration of this year’s IFT samples and assistance for other almond-related inquiries. The company presented new product data from Innova Market Insights, which highlighted the almond’s continued role as the leading nut in new product development. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Molly Spence on almonds gaining greater NPD traction.
26 Feb 2018 --- Innova Market Insights presented the key trends in confectionery at this year’s event. The researcher noted how interest and awareness in health, indulgence and sustainability continues to rise. Further innovation in sugar and chocolate confectionery that takes these demands into account is paramount in order to remain competitive. For example, there was 93% CAGR reported in sugar confectionery launches with a “vegan” claim (Global, 2012-2016). 70% CAGR in gummies/jellies product launches with a “gelatin free” claim (Global, 2012-2016).
The use of natural food colors is on the rise, with Innova Market Insights data showing a CAGR of 5 percent (Global, 2014-2018). Bakery leads as the top market category in terms of products... Read More
New product development with fiber is showing continuous growth across the globe, as the health benefits of the ingredient continue to gain attention. Sports nutrition is the fastest growing... Read More
Food & beverage product launches tracked with starch are still on the rise. Due to its versatility, the opportunities to apply starch are endless and even further NPD featuring it is... Read More
New product launches tracked with emulsifiers have remained steady in the last years and feature a positive average annual growth so further new product development and innovation in... Read More