8 consumer trends to watch in the new decade
Mintel has released the trends that it expects will shape the global food and drink industry over the next 10 years. Lire la suite >>
From ‘the nichest’ start-up to British cocoa grower: The ‘perpetual evolution’ of Hotel Chocolat
From launching a niche start-up to purchasing a cocoa plantation in Saint Lucia, CEO Angus Thirlwell takes us through the ‘perpetual growing ambitions’ of Hotel Chocolat. Lire la suite >>
From blue tea to avocado coffee: AI tool to help firms launch new products ‘ahead of trend’
Kerry has teamed up with IBM’s artificial intelligence (AI) arm Watson to develop a new AI-based tool aptly dubbed Trendspotter, which it claims can help F&B manufacturers to identify and… Lire la suite >>
Behind the scenes at Nestlé Packaging Science: A 5-step approach to the plastic problem
Swiss food giant Nestlé recently inaugurated its new research facility focused on tackling the problem of packaging waste. The company is taking a 5-step approach to this challenge. FoodNavigator goes… Lire la suite >>
(English) UK’s food supply at risk from climate change and imports: report
A fifth of Britain’s fresh produce is imported from countries at risk of climate breakdown, while 40% of UK’s food is currently imported from overseas, says a report warning of… Lire la suite >>
(English) CBD food and drink in the EU: The newest hot commodity or a regulatory headache?
Cannabidiol (‘CBD’) has burst onto the world stage in recent years, and the EU is no exception. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, looks at the ingredient’s legal status. Lire la suite >>
(English) What’s next beyond soy, pea, and wheat for plant-based meat? In conversation with ADM
Soy, wheat, and peas currently dominate the plant-based meat market, but what’s next? FoodNavigator-USA caught up with Ana Ferrell (AF), VP of marketing, and Kurt Long (KL), commercial director of… Lire la suite >>
What does ‘natural’ food mean? Researchers develop index to boost transparency, simplicity, and trust
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s… Lire la suite >>
Could carbon labelling help cure today’s toxic plant-based vs meat debate?
Could carbon labelling hold the key in helping consumers make the right environmentally-friendly food choices in today’s polarising plant-based vs. animal-based climate? Lire la suite >>
Food industry must cut salt from meat alternatives, urges campaigner
Savoury picnic foods, including vegetarian and vegan products, conceal ‘dangerous levels of salt’, according to Action on Salt. Lire la suite >>
‘NutriScore is a consumer trap’: Industry group calls for front-of-pack calorie logo
The German Sugar Industry Association has dismissed front-of-pack rating systems based on algorithms, arguing that NutriScore and traffic light labels mislead consumers. Lire la suite >>
Deep dive: Six mega-trends shaping innovation in flavours and colours
Shifting consumer demand is shaping innovation in food flavours and colours. FoodNavigator speaks to experts in the field to bring you a rundown of the top six trends delivering disruptive… Lire la suite >>