As consumer interest in protein continues to grow food makers are working to differentiate themselves based on protein source. But, new research suggests, consumers are most accepting of proteins that are recognisable and familiar.
Italy's increasingly exasperated manufacturers have spent millions conforming to a labelling law that breaches EU law - but the Ministry and the country's new coalition government have vowed to defend it.
There is a strong nutritional and environmental case for increasing consumption of aquatic plants but consumer understanding represents a significant hurdle. Can edible seaweed manufacturers make seaweed an ‘everyday food’ in Europe?
By Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman
The government of President Emmanuel Macron is proposing new legislation further restricting resale at loss. Katia Merten-Lentz, partner at Keller and Heckman, warns this legislation might be contrary to EU Directive and to the jurisprudence of the European...
UK market leader in infant snacks, Organix 'savoury finger food for babies’ range is part of its junk-busting mission. "Some infant snack products contain more than 30 ingredients and that is not really necessary," says the managing director.
Social media has made photogenic food a must – meaning that colour is becoming an increasingly important purchase driver. To meet this demand, food manufacturers need to deliver vibrant colours that are also perceived as natural.
Blue mermaid lattes and unicorn smoothie bowls may have star status on social media but their appeal is not just visual. The ingredients behind the blue hue – spirulina and butterfly pea flowers – are seen as inherently healthy.