In May 2020, Palsgaard surveyed consumers on the impact of COVID-19, focusing on differences between geographical markets and generations. In addition to the effects of the pandemic, we explored the attitudes of food and beverage consumers to ethical and environmental issues, discovering surprising shifts in attitudes to factors such as price and sustainability.
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
11 Dec 2023 --- dsm-firmenich has declared Peach+ its 12th annual “Flavor of the Year” for 2024. Peach+ is also inspired by Pantone 13-1023 Peach Fuzz, the global color authority’s 2024 Color of the Year.... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
07 Dec 2023 --- With the intersection of lifestyle and diet being the crux of food innovation, plant-based proponents are drawing ties with tenets of the Catholic faith in an appeal to Pope Francis to encourage wider adoption of... Read More
FOOD INGREDIENTS NEWS
23 Nov 2023 --- The processed meat market in the Asia-Pacific region is surging in growth, driven by changing lifestyles, urbanization and an increasing demand for convenient, ready-to-eat meat products. Our in-depth interview... Read More
TECH & INNOVATION
28 Sep 2023 --- Stravito has unveiled its latest generative AI feature that delivers fast and distilled market research and insights to F&B brands looking to stay on top of trends. The update reduces the time spent... Read More
NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
13 Sep 2023 --- A new plant-based meat skewer that mimics animal meat kebabs’ taste, texture and grilling behavior is set to launch in Europe. The product results from a partnership between German The Düzgün... Read More
09 Nov 2023 --- Though COVID-19 boosted demand for rooibos due to its high antioxidant content, Charl Rudman, sales manager at Carmién, notes the herbal infusion has since lost shelf space, signaling a need for companies to develop new “exciting” products. He presents Carmién’s latest product launches with rooibos, such as a cold brew range, pet food supplement and rooibos “espresso,” which can be used in the same way as normal espresso.
27 Oct 2023 --- Regine Lueghausen, vice president of global marketing for Food & Beverages at Symrise, discusses the company’s expertise in flavor and taste as well as its foray into health and wellness, a trend that has been proliferating since COVID-19. She also highlights how sustainability is a key pillar of Symrise’s strategy as it looks to strengthen its capabilities beyond flavors.
11 Sep 2023 --- Familiar products with a twist are captivating consumers in the grocery store aisle. Bell Flavors and Fragrances demonstrates how brands can appeal to consumers’ cravings for a simpler time, before COVID-19 and the inflation crisis that followed. Layne Hillesland, marketing specialist at the company, presents product concepts like Himalayan sea salt lemonade, representing a childhood staple with a touch of sophistication.
06 Mar 2023 --- Nuwan Delage, founder of Sri Lankan ingredients producer Verger, presented at BioFach sustainably sourced and traced organic herbs and spices from his home country. In tune with one of the big trends of BioFach, Delage talks up the importance and increasing market demand for traceability, as well as growing consumer and producer demand for organic and sustainability certifications. Watch the full interview to find out more.
29 Nov 2022 --- Leo Koning, community manager at The Protein Community & Food Valley, tells us how they support “game-changing” and innovative start-ups to grow in the plant-based field by connecting them with larger companies. He also notes that locally produced products are trending while the COVID-19 pandemic has been a key driver of the plant-based trend.
16 Mar 2023 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green in a quick roundup of themes from the beverage edition. Adult beverages are in the spotlight, with steep growth in hard seltzers and flavored alcoholic beverages. Premium, ready-to-drink cocktails are leading the trend and are forecast to see high growth in the coming years. We also explore mood-modulating functional drinks and COVID-19’s lasting impact on the beverages category.
05 May 2022 --- Join The World of Food Ingredients’ editor Missy Green for a quick presentation of the key themes in this savory meals-focused edition. Highlights include COVID-19’s impact on the prepared foods landscape, with restaurant-style and easy-to-assemble offerings taking hold. Meanwhile, the keto diet is inspiring more grain-free innovation and social influencers are creating a buzz around collagen.
15 Feb 2022 --- Dairy remains one of the world’s most valuable food sectors with a healthy and nutritious image, and the potential for ongoing added value. It is also highly diverse, with its popularity varying widely in different parts of the world and consumers increasingly looking for authentic comfort and indulgence in this traditional category. Innova's Global Insights Director, Lu Ann Williams, shares how major developments such as competition from plant-based alternatives and the COVID-19 crisis are driving innovation in the dairy sector.
20 Jan 2022 --- Today’s consumers expect a lot from the food and beverage products they choose. To successfully respond to changing consumer needs and wants, the industry needs to decode latest consumer trends. This applies especially when COVID-19 acts as an accelerator of change.Regine Lueghausen, Global Flavor Marketing Head at Symrise, and Leif Jago, Junior Marketer Global Flavor Marketing at Symrise, reveal in this webinar the latest consumer trends in food and beverages decoded by trendscopeTM 2022+.
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.
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