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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Jan 2022 --- Kerry’s pipeline is rolling out new solutions that enable clean label preservation. With shelf life extension at the top of mind for food brands amid the COVID-19 pandemic,... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
26 Jan 2022 --- The burgeoning global appetite for slaughter-free diets is squeezing cornerstone ingredients, like coconut oil and pea protein, highlights new analysis from The Good Food Institute... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
25 Jan 2022 --- San Francisco-based food summit Future Food-Tech is partnering with Givaudan and Danone North America for two Innovation Challenges. The unrelated competitions will seek start-ups... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
25 Jan 2022 --- TopGum Industries has invested US$30 million in the construction of a gummy supplement facility. Construction is already underway for the 11,000 square meter facility expected to... Read More
07 Jul 2021 --- Innova Market Insights’ latest survey of 10,000 consumers across ten countries evidences the mainstay demand for F&B products with immunity claims. Lu Ann Williams, global insights director, details the regional variances of the trend while highlighting popular formats for wellness-promoting ingredients.
19 Nov 2020 --- Chang Liu, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, discusses “Tailored to Fit,” one of the market researcher’s Top Trends for 2021. Liu explains how personalization comes into play for NPD and how technology is impacting the space. Moreover, she elaborates on how different consumer generations are perceiving the personalization trend.
28 Oct 2020 --- “Transparency Triumphs” leads Innova Market Insights’ newly unveiled Top Ten Trends for 2021. Lu Ann Williams, global insights director, shares a deep dive into these themes’ evolution in successful product trends. In other spotlighted F&B product themes, the sustained plant-based revolution is branching out into more sophisticated alternatives. At the same time, COVID-19’s influence over omnichannel eating has bolstered interest in immunity-elevating offerings.
19 Oct 2020 --- Agrana Fruit has published its latest trend blog entitled “Act for Future,” which focuses on developing future-proof sustainability solutions. In 2019, 87 percent of consumers expected companies to invest in sustainability – 22 percent more than in the previous year, according to data from Innova Market Insights. This year, global consumers have become even more concerned about environmental issues due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Melanie Sturm, Agrana Fruit's global market & consumer insights manager, shares insights on the issues surrounding sustainability.
24 Sep 2020 --- Authenticity is a key part of the storytelling process in food and beverage development. Akhil Aiyar, market analyst at Innova Market Insights, presents the market researcher's latest report highlighting the different ways in which these authentic stories are being told. Direct claims using generic on-pack language such as "authentic" or "traditional" have been a popular approach for some time. However, strategies appear to be moving on, with a growing focus on recipe choices and traceability to help build a truly authentic image.
02 Jun 2020 --- As consumers become increasingly adventurous with their food choices, snack products have evolved to include new hybrids and unusual combinations. Learn why hybrids were identified as one of the 2020 top ten food trends by Innova Market Insights and discover new global product examples utilizing California almonds a key ingredient.
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.
According to Innova Market Insights, the health of the planet is now the top global issue for consumers worldwide. In line with this, brands are adopting more prominent messages on-pack.... Read More
F&B product launches featuring immune health claims are growing with a 13% average annual increase between 2016 - 2020. Vitamin B ingredients continue to grow within immune health... Read More
Energy-boosting superfoods are standing out, with the sports nutrition space seeing the fastest-growing innovation. Garlic is a popular superfood ingredient, while botanical ingredients... Read More
Coffee launches are gaining ground among hot beverages, while Tea remains a top category. The fastest-growing tea & coffee ingredients tracked in hot beverages (Global, CAGR... Read More
Sports Nutrition continues to gain share in new product launches with hero ingredients, but their use is witnessed across a wide range of categories, including Babies & Toddlers... Read More
19 Jul 2021 --- Demand for functional food continues to grow with more and more consumers looking for foods with a specific health benefit. Join Swati Kalgaonkar, Associate Director, Nutrition Research Programme at the Almond Board of California and Lu Ann Williams, Global Insights Director at Innova Market Insights as they highlight this growing trend, exploring demand for food with skin health credentials, and how developers can respond using California almonds.
23 Oct 2020 --- NewsBite recaps some of the latest industry-related stories from the last few days. Highlights include how “Transparency Triumphs” leads Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2021. Cultivated meat pioneers Aleph Farms launched a “steaks in space” program and Barry Callebaut’s new brand Cabosse Naturals features a range of ingredients that showcase the zesty taste and natural richness of cacaofruit.
22 May 2020 --- This week, Innova Market Insights flagged how COVID-19 challenges behaviors when it comes to flavors, while Kerry’s acrylamide-reducing Acryleast yeast solution received “organic suitable” status in the EU. Meanwhile, DSM unveiled its new line of cheese cultures for boosting the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production.
08 May 2020 --- In this week’s headlines, we took a look at divisive “milk-spraying” demonstrations taking place across Europe, new funding within the European insect-based sector, and the rise of blockchain as a valuable tool helping brands tap into Innova Market Insights’ Top Trend for 2020 – “Storytelling: Winning with Words.”Read more:Dairy crisis: “Milk-spraying” protests polarize sector as producers push for EU-wide production cutsBug-based ingredients: New European project to propel insect-derived productsFairfood’s blockchain traces food “back to its genesis” for effective brand storytelling
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.
19 Jan 2022 --- The sweets and snacks landscape is ever-changing. Factors such as the pandemic have undeniably impacted how, what, where and why consumers indulge or treat themselves. Trends are emerging and evolving, driving continuous innovation in the industry. Join Innova’s webinar as we present the top trends that will drive innovation in 2022 and delve into the ‘what’ and the ‘why’ behind developments in sweets and snacks.
03 Nov 2021 --- The food and beverage landscape is ever-changing. Factors such as the pandemic have undeniably impacted how, what, where and why consumers eat and drink. Trends are emerging and evolving, driving continuous innovation in the industry. Lu Ann Williams, Global Insights Director, presents the Top Ten Trends Innova has identified for 2022 and reveals their impact on the food and beverage sector.
20 Jul 2021 --- The ongoing trend toward proactively managing health and well-being has been brought into sharper focus by COVID-19. As consumers embrace healthier ways of living, the opportunities for the food and beverage market to support improved nutrition are growing. Lu Ann Williams, Innova Market Insights’ global insights director, presents the developments and opportunities in the realm of functional nutrition.
08 Jul 2021 --- As demand for plant-based, dairy alternative products continues to accelerate worldwide, consumers are focusing on their choices: not only great taste and texture but cleaner, easier-to-understand labels as well. Developing spoonable yogurt alternatives with almond, oat and other plant-based protein sources requires multifunctional ingredient solutions that can address these consumer needs and overcome formulation challenges. In this timely webinar, Innova Market Insights and CP Kelco will share useful insights about the global market for plant-based spoonable yogurts and show how CP Kelco can help you unlock nature-powered success through innovation with its unique portfolio of sustainably sourced and produced ingredients.
12 May 2021 --- This year’s Top Ten Flavor Trends explore how flavor and texture is being used to celebrate the exotic, bring restaurant quality experiences in-home and champion what is great about local and regional tastes. At a time when health and security concerns are top of mind for consumers, flavors with health and stress relieving associations are proving popular. With food and beverage an ongoing focus for consumer spend in restricted times there are many opportunities to excite and delight consumers with new flavor innovations.