06 Dec 2021
--- The latest “Forever Chocolate” progress report by Barry Callebaut shows the company is working toward its goal to produce completely sustainable chocolate by 2025. Reducing poverty in its cocoa farmer workforce... Read More
02 Dec 2021
--- Limagrain Ingredients has unveiled its range of extruded pulses, Pep’s Balls, to keep up with the market demand for plant-based ingredients that satisfy evolving consumer taste requirements.
02 Dec 2021
--- Organic ingredient producer Nexira is showcasing its new locust bean gum (LBG) premium texturizer – branded Naltive – at this year’s Fi Europe (FiE) trade show in Frankfurt, Germany.
01 Dec 2021
--- In keeping with the sugar reduction market shift from sugar sweeteners to more natural sugar replacements, food-tech start-up B.T. Sweet has unveiled Cambya, a plant-based “botanical sugar” substitute.
25 Nov 2021
--- Protein content and quality are fast becoming major drivers of consumers’ purchasing choices, according to the latest global research conducted by taste and nutrition specialist Kerry. And the company forecasts a... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Global peanut production is expected to amount to 50.5 million metric tons for the 2022 financial year, up 2% from 2021, according to the newly released Global Statistical Review of the International Nut and Dried Fruit... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- Givaudan is catering to the market analysis needs of customers in the Nordic region with the opening of the Givaudan Nordic Experience Centre in Malmö, Sweden. The Swiss flavor house says the new facility “unlocks... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- A time-series study looking at Brazil’s shift to higher levels of ultra-processed foods in the last 30 years shows these foods significantly contribute to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, deforestation and a... Read More
09 Nov 2021
--- When scientists from the University of South Australia (UniSA) collated the findings of 20 studies published over the past decade, they observed discretionary foods such as confectionery, soft drinks, alcohol and processed... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- In Mondelēz International’s third-quarter earnings call to discuss its 2021 results, Dirk Van de Put, chairman and CEO, highlights bolstered performance due to increased travel and mobility across the globe. However,... Read More
03 Nov 2021
--- After years of being hailed “queen of flavors,” vanilla is still going strong as a classic and versatile ingredient in categories spanning confectionery, bakery, beverages, desserts, ice cream and more. The... Read More
02 Nov 2021
--- In solidarity with the COP26 summit in Glasgow, snacking giant Mondelēz International is planning net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across its value chain by 2050. This move aligns its mitigation targets with that of... Read More
25 Oct 2021
--- The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)’s voluntary sodium reduction targets are moving the onus from consumers to food suppliers. This is according to industry experts, who speak to NutritionInsight about what this... Read More
04 Oct 2021
--- In today’s health-conscious era, food producers are vying to meet the demands of savvy consumers seeking sodium-reduced foods. New government health policies and regulations have further compelled companies to seek... Read More
27 Aug 2021
--- As part of PepsiCo’s healthy snacking focus, the company plans to invest US$256 million in a Poland-based food manufacturing plant – its largest and most sustainable in Europe. PepsiCo aims to increase sales of... Read More
24 Aug 2021
--- Taste is the single most important consideration for consumers of salty snacks, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights. The pleasure of the eating experience drives many purchasing decisions. But which types... Read More
17 Aug 2021
--- Dada Group, operating the Chinese on-demand delivery and retail platform JDDJ, is highlighting the current shopping preferences in China, which range from mango-flavored chocolate to sauerkraut-flavored potato chips. The... Read More
13 Aug 2021
--- With the exception of sugar reduction in soft drinks, the UK’s top ten food companies have made limited changes to the healthiness of their products in response to Public Health England’s (PHE) voluntary... Read More
10 Aug 2021
--- There is a flurry of acquisition activity within major meat sectors worldwide – the latest being Cargill and the Continental Grain Company moving to buy chicken producer Sanderson Farms. The deal brings together very... Read More
06 Aug 2021
--- Functional snacks are taking off, with consumers looking to their food for benefits such as immunity. In tandem, better-for-you snacks are appealing to health-conscious people seeking alternatives to traditional salt- and... Read More