In an eventful year for the food and beverage industry, AI transformed business operations, from environmental protection to next-gen product development. Plant-based continued its charge, with ingredient formulators achieving taste and texture gains. Also, other alt-protein technologies, like precision fermentation, proliferated and improved cost-effectiveness. But climate change was again top of mind, as food insecurity fears grew worldwide.
The recently concluded Biofach trade fair catering to members of the global organic sector was held in Nuremberg, Germany (February 13 to 16). Food Ingredients First spoke to suppliers, traders and brands active in the supply of raw materials and finished products based on ingredients free of pesticides and intensive fertilizers. Notable innovations included advanced...View More
ISM & ProSweets hosted various suppliers, brands, and specialists in confectionery innovation, savory snacking product development, and smart manufacturing processes. Food Ingredients First reported live from the show floor, speaking to food industry players about their product launches and industrial advancements, many of which tapped into the trends of adventurous...View More
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 nutrition, improving taste and texture and much...View More
SupplySide West 2023 in Las Vegas, Nevada, US, witnessed innovation in women’s health, sustainability and upcycling. Companies unveiled products catering specifically to women’s wellness needs, from novel supplements to menopause solutions. Sustainability also took center stage as exhibitors showcased their commitment to reducing environmental impact through...View More