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FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
29 Oct 2020 --- France-based acacia gum manufacturer Alland & Robert plans to invest €11 million (US$12.9 million) early next year to install a fourth production line at its plant in Saint... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
28 Oct 2020 --- Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, FoodIngredientsFirst is dedicated to bringing its readers all the latest and most relevant industry updates. Visit this news feed for the... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Oct 2020 --- The evolution of eating patterns sees a category blurring between the breakfast cereal and snacking segments. Cereals are a staple food in North America, with 60 percent of... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
27 Oct 2020 --- Eka Software Solution has unveiled a suite of solutions to digitize supply chains for commodity and raw material businesses. Manav Garg, CEO and founder of the cloud commodity... Read More
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.
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.
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.
New launches with vanilla applications are experiencing a steady rise with Europe leading the way for vanilla-flavored launches. Bakery has overtaken desserts and ice cream as the most-used... Read More
As plant-based eating moves from trend to food revolution status, global consumer interest in plant-based ingredients is growing with 3 in 5 wanting to incorporate more into their diets.... Read More
There has been a steady rise in F&B featuring dried ingredients, with a 4 percent annual growth (2015-2019). Europe leads the way with new product development in dried ingredients... Read More
As key additives in growingly prevalent plant-based nutrition options, enzymes are having a moment in the spotlight. Xylanase, often used in wheat flour for improving dough handling and... Read More
The beer and wine market remains stable in terms of launches, with newly launched offerings with functional ingredients, such as CBD and ashwagandha, playing into Innova Market... Read More
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.
23 Sep 2020 --- As plant-based eating is moving from trend to food revolution status, the F&B industry is taking up the challenge to deliver more “clean label” alternatives. In this webinar, Tom Vierhile, VP Strategic Insights at Innova Market Insights, will present the key drivers and barriers surrounding plant-based products, including the most important benefits and claims on the market.
29 Jul 2020 --- Looking ahead to the years after the COVID-19 outbreak, consumers are expected to show higher levels of interest in their immune health. This could open doors for more products with a specific focus on immune health rather than those with multiple health messages of which immunity is simply one of many.
01 Jul 2020 --- DuPont’s new lactase enzyme solutions answer the growing consumer demand for dairy products that are lactose-free, as well as offering a more desirable nutritional profile in terms of sugar and fiber content. Bonlacta is DuPont’s latest North American enzyme, while flagship lactase Nurica launched in Europe at the end of 2019. Introducing this webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Insights and Innovation at Innova Market Insights, also shares how the market researcher’s Top Ten Trends for 2020 are impacting themes around reformulation in innovation.
28 May 2020 --- The popularity of products that cross the snacking and confectionery categories has grown in recent years, with more and more products featuring a sweet twist alongside healthful ingredients. Additionally, consumers are purchasing indulgent comfort foods to help deliver joy during difficult days of at-home confinement caused by the spread of the coronavirus. The Almond Board of California’s 2018 Global Chocolate survey shows that four out of five global consumers say chocolate is their favorite snack or one of their favorites when they are looking to indulge. Moreover, Innova Market Insights identified hybrids as one of its top ten trends for 2020, evidenced by consumers continuing to enjoy products that offer on-the-go indulgence.
21 May 2020 --- Flavors are more than ever at the center of new product innovation as ethnic flavors continue to expand globally. Meanwhile, storytelling is key to engaging with consumers. Health is top-of-mind for consumers while wellness flavors such as botanicals continue to thrive. At the same time, indulgence remains a key aspect that is reflected through the rise of brown flavors, combinations of flavor and texture, and the revival of all-time favorites. Hybrid NPD and a focus on the taste buds with combinations of spicy, salty, and sour flavors are driving experimentation and rich experiences. In this webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Insights & Innovation highlights the top flavor innovations of today.This is the summary version of the Top Flavor Trends for 2020 webinar. For the full version, please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.