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NUTRITION & HEALTH NEWS
15 Sep 2023 --- According to the recent Africa Climate Summit, climate change is severely affecting agriculture and food security in Africa, as rising temperatures, altered rainfall patterns and... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
13 Sep 2023 --- Increasingly, consumers are identifying as flexitarian, but many of them still seek animal-based products for a better sensory experience. However, food manufacturers realize they... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
07 Sep 2023 --- 07 Sep 2023 ---Natural reformulation, incremental innovation and rethinking seasonality will be critical in creating successful foodservice beverages, says Kerry’s latest beverage report.... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
06 Sep 2023 --- Physical and mental well-being are the critical factors steering consumers toward a healthy lifestyle in a world that demands every inch of their energy, day in and day out.... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
30 Aug 2023 --- As consumer preference for sugar alternatives continues to grow, so does the demand for clean-tasting and more natural sweetener solutions. Additionally, pressure from governments,... Read More
12 May 2023 --- Thomas Hahlin Ahlinder, president and CEO of Kerry Europe, tells us that the company’s focus on Vitafoods this year lay on the consumers seeking healthier options without compromising on taste. While showing its solutions and concepts for this targeted group, he emphasizes that “healthy needs to taste good.” Meanwhile, he also touches on sustainability initiatives for Kerry. He says that the company aims to provide more nutritious products for more people worldwide while having less of an environmental impact.
05 Jun 2020 --- Kerry's Radicle portfolio of integrated solutions is pegged by the company as "one stop shop" for plant-based development. With a growing number of formulators rushing to the burgeoning market of meat and dairy alternatives, the company partners with food companies to help deliver authentic taste and texture with clean and shorter labels.
14 Mar 2019 --- The whole area of health and wellness through food & beverage is becoming of key strategic importance to Kerry as a global taste & nutrition company. “We see that consumers traditionally looked to pharma and supplements for prevention, but we increasingly see consumers look to food for wellness,” says John Quilter, Vice President of Business Development – Wellmune/Ganeden BC30 at Kerry. “We think that we have a very interesting proposition within the food & wellness space, as we have a global food & beverage applications infrastructure throughout the globe, from dairy to nutritional beverages, nutritional snacks, to various food end use markets throughout the globe. We see consumers now becoming a lot more educated on what they consume. They are very digital savvy and keen on the label of the products that they consume,” he notes.
Sunflower lecithin use grows in food & beverage launches, with confectionery and bakery product launches leading the charge. Half of the bakery launches with sunflower lecithin are... Read More
With almost a fifth (19%) of consumers globally searching for indulgence claims when buying ice cream and desserts, locust bean gum is set to thrive as the go-to choice for ice cream... Read More
13 May 2022 --- This week, Kerry research revealed that sustainability and health are the key drivers for flexitarians. The taste and nutrition company also opened a new facility in South Africa as it aims to “reinvigorate forgotten traditional dishes.” Barry Callebaut revealed plans to meet the increasing demand for premium chocolate indulgence as it expands its markets in Africa.
26 Mar 2021 --- In F&B developments this week, Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing launched its Aroma Kiosk, a digital sensory tool designed to gather consumer insights on flavors and products in real-time. Consumption of animal-based produce in the US and Europe was forecasted to dip after hitting a “peak meat” apex in 2025, according to research from Boston Consulting Group and Blue Horizon Corporation. Meanwhile, Kerry spotlighted savory taste trends that are forecasted to overcome “food fatigue” in 2021.
16 Oct 2020 --- This week in industry news, chicken giant Pilgrim’s Pride agreed to pay US$110.5 million following an investigation into alleged price-fixing, while Tesco suspended an avocado supplier following human rights abuse allegations. Kerry published its latest research findings on evolving consumer motivations in snacking, while an AI-powered Twitter recipe tool was unveiled to help users pair the groceries in their fridge to escape mundane mealtimes and provide personalized recipes.
28 Oct 2021 --- The plant-based food trend has been simmering for many years, but in 2020, it scaled new heights and became a revolution. There is little doubt that the waves of veganism and the demand for plant-based food and beverages continue to get stronger. This dynamic growth creates innovation opportunities across a broad range of new categories, including flavored waters, juices, smoothies and sugar confectioneries.
13 Jul 2021 --- The past few years have seen a boom of innovative companies looking to produce food ingredients using microbial fermentation instead of traditional agricultural means. It can take months and years to grow the plants and animals that are the source of foods and ingredients used in modern food systems. Yet, microbes have the potential to double their biomass in a matter of hours and are capable of producing specific proteins while doing so.
01 Dec 2020 --- Food waste is a major issue and is caused by elements including distribution limitations, food safety and quality issues, along with misconceptions over when food is spoiled. In this Kerry Health and Nutrition webinar, experts explore how industry can better address wastage while maintaining the high quality that consumers demand.
08 Oct 2020 --- Driven by the growing consumer passion for health and sustainability, sales of plant-based food and beverages show no sign of slowing down. Disruptive innovation has played a major role in driving the mainstream adoption of plant-based foods and there has been a massive consumer shift toward plant-protein-based products in recent years.
08 Sep 2020 --- Plant-based proteins are often perceived as being a healthier and more environmentally-friendly option and can play a key role in reducing the environmental footprint of food production systems. However, this should not overshadow that the over-reliance on a limited number of crops can cause issues such as water scarcity, deforestation and biodiversity loss in some parts of the world.