All news articles for June 2022

Why traditional dairy should have a stake in next gen production / Pic: GettyImages olhakozachenko

Will next generation animal-free technology disrupt dairy?

By Katy Askew

From fermented dairy proteins to cellular agriculture and molecular farming, Spanish dairy major Pascual has its finger on the pulse when it comes to innovation in next generation dairy. But why should a traditional dairy processor invest in this space?

Study links fish consumption to skin cancer risk / Pic: GettyImages-Tuned_in

Is high fish intake really linked to cancer risk?

By Katy Askew

A study has been published suggesting that fish consumption can be linked to higher risk of melanoma. Eating fish has long been associated with a healthy diet, but should we be rethinking this belief?

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NPD Trend Tracker: From frozen soup cubes to ‘mini’ Oatly Barista

By Flora Southey

We’ve observed a shake-up in alt dairy this month, with Oatly going ‘mini’ with its Barista offering. At the same time, the oat major is expanding its Barista product into supermarket chillers for the first time. Minor Figures is also making its foray...

Delivery and storage are hot areas for innovation in ice cream / Pic: Getty Images We Are

Ice cream sector explores new delivery and storage innovations

By Natasha Spencer

As the globe looks to a post-COVID era and the hold of the global pandemic begins to abate, consumers’ demands for environmental consciousness and convenience remain, bringing new ice cream delivery and storage concepts to the frozen segment.

BARLEYmax has 15x the dietary fibre than conventional barley. Pic: Teijin Limited

High fibre super barley rolls out in the EU

By Gill Hyslop

Japanese conglomerate Teijin Limited has forged a partnership with Spanish distributor Emilio Peña SA (EPSA) to sell the highly nutritious BARLEYmax, which punches in with 15x more dietary fibre than rolled barley.

FDF UK and Scotland extend vital helping hands to the food and beverage sector. Pic: GettyImages/Kelvin Murray

FDF UK and Scotland rally to improve food affordability and health

By Gill Hyslop

Food and Drink Federation (FDF) UK has published a cross-government approach to ensure the sector continues to deliver consumer choice, affordability and tangible gains for the economy, while FDF Scotland applauds the sector's steps towards health.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From Special K Granola to dark chocolate Maltesers

By Flora Southey

In this edition of our new product development trend tracker, we welcome Dark Maltesers: a flavour Mars says consumers have been ‘requesting for years’. Kellogg’s is launching Special K granola in two flavours – mixed berries and dark chocolate – and...

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