20 Jan 2022
--- Mondelēz International has launched its third annual State of Snacking report, a global consumer trends study examining year-over-year insights on how consumers make snacking decisions, with mindfulness and well-being... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Insights into future trends and innovations in confectionery and snacks are on the horizon as industry prepares for ISM and ProSweets 2022, to be held in Cologne, Germany. New ingredients, recipes and exotic flavors will be... Read More
18 Jan 2022
--- Flavor and extracts’ specialist Synergy Flavours has expanded and advanced its R&D laboratories at its headquarters in Illinois, US. Several laboratories have been upgraded to boost the company’s position in... Read More
12 Jan 2022
--- Cargill is targeting Europe’s growing flexitarian appetite with a new range of vegan chocolate and couverture chocolates. Chocolate ExtraVeganZa is positioned to deliver a “truly indulgent sensorial... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- Millennials and Gen Zers, aged 18 to 44, are actively going in search of plant-based foods, a new global study commissioned by Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has found. It examined attitudes across Western... Read More
03 Jan 2022
--- The Nutri-Score of 6,000 of Albert Heijn’s (AH) own brand products are now visible on electronic price tags and their food choice logo is displayed on products in an app and online, in efforts to help customers make... Read More
22 Dec 2021
--- While ice cream rises to the top of the consumer list for decadent treats at winter time, luxury brands are tapping into new flavors and textures in the dessert arena. Latvian ice cream brand Ekselence, and member of Food... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- Snack manufacturer Solina has revealed that 82% of European consumers are concerned with physical fitness and health, leaving F&B companies hard-pressed to advance the sensory aspects of these products while meeting... Read More
20 Dec 2021
--- Swiss chocolate manufacturer Barry Callebaut has made the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) “A list” for climate reduction efforts in global forestry stewardship. It is one of 24 high-performing companies selected... Read More
16 Dec 2021
--- John Innes Centre researchers are seeking consent to conduct a field trial of genetically modified (GM) wheat based on the TaVIT2 gene, which encodes an iron transporter in the crop.
15 Dec 2021
--- Researchers from the University of Westminster discovered menus that are 75% vegetarian is the tipping point that prompts people who eat meat to opt for plant-based meals.
14 Dec 2021
--- On-the-go consumption was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic but the trend will remain strong into the future, according to Anna Rabanus, global category manager at SIG. In this exclusive interview, Rabanus explores major... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- Significant moves in the global snacking sector this week include an acquisition by Hain Celestial Group of That’s How We Roll, the producer and marketer of gluten-free ParmCrisps and Thinsters.
08 Dec 2021
--- The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is calling on food sectors to take action and manage practices that incorporate plastic, following the release of a new report on plastic contamination in... Read More
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