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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
02 Apr 2020 --- Dairy demand has been dwindling for some time, in part due to a consumption shift toward plant-based alternatives – and now, as the coronavirus threatens an unprecedented... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
02 Apr 2020 --- Symrise has partnered with KitchenTown Berlin, a food tech innovation network set up to positively impact the food system. KitchenTown will create an active global community of food... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
01 Apr 2020 --- Nestlé is accelerating the health and nutrition of its products this year, part of several goals in line with all 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. In its just-released... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
01 Apr 2020 --- After meeting its “15x20” environmental benchmarks, which were met ahead of schedule, ADM has set out the groundwork to reduce its absolute greenhouse gas emissions by... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
30 Mar 2020 --- Barry Callebaut has issued a progress update on The Cocoa & Forests Initiative (CFI), launched in 2017 at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP23). The ongoing commitment is... Read More
16 Dec 2019 --- As travel becomes more accessible than ever, consumers have increasingly high expectations for the quality of international food at home. This led Alessandro Celano to found Kookaloney, a Middle Eastern-themed meal kit start-up, which was presenting at Anuga 2019. However, a primary difficulty was accessing genuine recipes due to the tradition of passing on food know-how down within a family. The company was also highlighted by Innova Market Insights for its innovative and creative packaging, which aims to convey both the recipe and the story behind the meal.
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.
THE WORLD OF FOOD INGREDIENTS
01 Feb 2014 --- It is clear that there will be changes in the EU food colorings market, as there are products there that will not comply with the Guidance Notes. An interview about expansion plans, natural color use, EU regulatory changes and other issues.
NPD in dairy is bolstered by the “Storytelling: Winning with words” trend of 2020. Probiotic claims continue to enjoy time in the spotlight, while brands experiment with... Read More
Riding the momentum of plant-based popularity, egg replacements are expanding across a range of formats. Appealing to vegan and flexitarian consumers, these solutions are formulated to match... Read More
A steady rise in fiber-related claims has been observed across global markets. Not only does the gut-healthy ingredient enjoy a starring role in food and beverage products, it has also been... Read More
Proteins derived from plants are seeing a surge in popularity, with an average rise in new launches of 9 percent between 2018 and 2014. However, the rate of growth is starting to slow down... Read More
There is global growth of launches featuring sugar related claims, such as "low sugar." In conjunction with such claims, data shows that "no... Read More
28 Feb 2017 --- The foodservice sector is always a great source of inspiration for food manufacturers, as creative chefs and food service operators are typically at the cutting edge of creating new trends and inspired cuisines. Kara Nielsen is a Sales & Engagement Manager at Innova Market Insights, and is particularly well versed on key trends occurring in the US foodservice space. FoodIngredientsFirst spoke with Kara about the current food service trends and where the opportunities are for innovation.
12 Mar 2020 --- The influence of Innova’s Top Ten Trends for 2020 is clearly apparent in the dairy category, which is facing key challenges in remaining viable. Meanwhile, consumer tastes are ever-changing and interest in the origin of dairy products remains strong. In this webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights, will highlight the top leading trends driving development in the dairy sector. For the full webinar covering the whole top ten trends of dairy, reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
23 Jan 2020 --- Major themes of health, sustainability and consumers' appetite for adventure are driving NPD in the snacking space. Consumers increasingly seek out craveable textures in food and beverages, which makes for a heightened sensory experience while elevating indulgent sensations. For the full webinar covering the future of snacking, reach out to us at email@example.com.
26 Nov 2019 --- As sugar becomes more central to the obesity debate, its reduction is becoming a major dietary target for many consumers. Two in five US consumers use sweeteners because they enjoy sweet things but want to reduce the calories.Lu Ann Williams will highlight the key trends in sugar reduction, substitution, and beyond sweetness in this webinar.
07 Nov 2019 --- Innova Market Insights releases its Top Ten Trends for 2020, using its ongoing analyses of global developments in food and drink launch activity to highlight the trends most likely to impact the food and drinks industry over the coming year and beyond. In addition to the Top Ten Trends identified for 2020, key themes from previous years, including “Discovery: The Adventurous Consumers,” “The Plant Kingdom,” “Alternatives To All,” “Green Appeal” and “Snacking: The Definitive Occasion” will also continue to feature strongly.This webinar is highlighting the first 5 trends. For the full version reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
09 Oct 2019 --- Plant-based proteins have the market buzzing, with food and beverage innovations arriving frequently on store shelves. But formulating beverages with alternative protein sources—whether soy, almond, oat, pea or rice – can present challenges, especially in meeting consumers’ expectations for taste, texture and visual appeal. In this timely webinar, Innova Market Insights and CP Kelco share useful insights about the global dairy alternatives market, the key challenges when formulating these products, and how KELCOGEL® Gellan Gum – a nature-based, fermentation-derived ingredient – serves as a unique, multifunctional solution in the product developer’s toolkit.