SUBSCRIBE

Breaking News on Food & Beverage Development - EuropeUS edition | Asian edition

Headlines > Market Trends

Experts call for global collaboration on food fraud

Global food businesses must work to one security standard for all food types if the threat of fraud and foodborne diseases is to be reduced, according to a major new...

Older consumers want ‘natural’ rather than ‘organic’ food, says Canadean

Consumers over 55 associate ‘natural’ products with healthy lifestyle and diet and prefer it to ‘organic’ food, according to a report from Canadean.

Sports Nutrition 2014 delivers business ammunition

It’s free, jammed full of sports nutrition sector insights – and it’s just days away: Sports Nutrition 2014 .

Barcodes on packaging to play ‘even more critical role’

Barcodes in the food and beverage industry will play an even more critical role, according to Global Vision automated proofreading technologies.

Seaweed provides environmentally-friendly grease barrier

A commercialised grease-resistant coating for paper and board, which is based on seaweed extract, is ticking all of the environmental boxes and should be available in less than three years,...

Low-carb bakery to go mainstream, says expert

Low-carb baked goods will soon hit mainstream as companies work to overcome formulation and processing challenges to industrialize products, says the founder of consultancy firm the Bakery Academy.

What new gluten-free product launches, market analysis tell us

The gluten-free definition has been standardized; now what?

Aug. 5 marked the deadline for manufacturers making voluntary gluten-free label claims to ensure they meet the FDA’s definition of a gluten-free food (less than 20 parts per million of...

Fully certified cocoa ‘a prerequisite for doing business in chocolate’, Cloetta tells SMEs

Buying certified cocoa only from third party organizations such as UTZ Certified is now an essential part of doing business for all chocolate companies, not just the big ones, says...

Soil Association launches the ‘Organic September’ campaign

The Soil Association calls UK public to switch to organic food through their ‘Organic September’ campaign, as it is healthier, better for the environment, nutritionally richer and sustainable, according to...

Food waste remains a costly problem

Food manufacturers could increase their profits by over 10%, simply by more effectively using the waste they generate, claims a specialist food recycling organisation.

Sweeteners face slow growth prospects in Europe and US

Changes in consumer behaviour are having major impact on demand for high-intensity sweeteners globally, with Europe and the US facing the prospect of slower growth while demand remains strong in...

Synergy captures the essence of beef flavour

A new range of beef flavour solutions for savoury food and drink manufacturers has been launched by Synergy.

Carotenoids provide dye alternative

Manufacturers of energy drinks and flavoured waters can maintain drink transparency, without compromising taste or quality, claims DSM.

Food colours from fruits and vegetables

GNT is targeting manufacturers of baby food with its new fruit- and vegetable-derived Exberry food colourings.

NEW PRODUCT GALLERY: SIX HEINEKEN 2014 INNOVATIONS

‘We’re less afraid of failure!’ Heineken exec on UK innovation

Heineken UK marketing director Jacco van der Linden insists the company has changed its culture to be less afraid of failure and more realistic in its volume and value expectations...

Best food jokes of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Comedians performing at the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe have earned plaudits for food and drink-based one liners from comedy writers, television stations and the press.

All-natural snacking trend is starting to falter, says Datamonitor

The all-natural snack phenomenon has peaked in developed markets, faltering under a raft of lawsuits, says a Datamonitor Consumer analyst.

INDUSTRY VOICES: Stefano Zanette, president, Prosecco DOC Consortium

'As with Champagne, product protection is vital': Prosecco DOC Consortium

Italy’s Prosecco DOC Consortium reported world sales of 155m DOC bottles in 2013 and 13% growth. Here chairman Stefano Zanette tells us how the drink can retain sparkling superiority in...

First half of 2014 brings record sales of RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

Demand for the sustainable oil is rising faster than supply for the first time as total sales of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) reach more than 2.4 million metric tonnes (MT).

Premium chocolatiers take note: Colombia to renew high-quality cocoa plantations

Higher cocoa prices in the international market could kick-start Colombia’s plans to replant up to 80,000 ha of its cocoa bean acreage.

DEFRA: Elliott Review publication not blocked

The UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has refuted claims that publication of the Elliot Review has been blocked.

Understanding the Challenges of the Food System grant winner

Modelling the supply chain for predictive approach

An effort to identify weaknesses in the supply chain and make industry more predictive than reactive is being undertaken by the University of Manchester.

Older consumers worldwide seek convenience in food, says Canadean.

Convenience motivates 17.1% of food consumption among older consumers, according to a report from Canadean.

Oxfam: Kellogg rises above General Mills on climate change

Kellogg has become the second food major to respond to a damning Oxfam report with a climate change revamp that pledges to disclose global greenhouse gas emission targets by December 2015.

Global Halal market to hit $1.6tn by 2018

The global Halal food market will be worth US$1.6tn by 2018, up from US$1.1tn in 2013, according to a report commissioned by Dubai Chamber of Commerce.