All news articles for January 2023

Europe ‘lagging’ in lab-grown meat investments

Europe ‘lagging’ in lab-grown meat investments

By Oliver Morrison

A new report reveals the countries poised to seize the world’s lab-grown meat market, based on investment raised, amid warnings that countries in Europe risk missing out on profitable and sustainable opportunity.

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Who is Unilever’s new CEO and is split and spin back on the table?

By Katy Askew

Unilever has named Royal FrieslandCampina boss Hein Schumacher as its new CEO. Could this mean that a spin-off of the group’s food businesses could be back on the menu? Or does Schumacher’s strong grounding in food and nutrition suggest the internal impetus...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From non-HFSS sweets to vitamin-enriched coffee pods

By Flora Southey

Fancy a dose of ‘wellness’ with your hit of morning caffeine? One of the newest products hitting retail shelves in the UK combines arabica coffee with a range of vitamins. Other products development with healthier consumption in mind include Nestlé-owned...

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What’s next in RTD coffee?

By Rachel Arthur

Gen Z consumers are more likely to drink RTD coffee than hot coffee – and as brands respond, the category is expanding and developing. We explore what’s trending in RTD coffee – and where the category could go next.

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The glucose revolution: are you ready?

By Nikki Hancocks

Consumers’ psychological relationship with food is about to transform on a grand scale, thanks to the proliferation of wearable technology and the building ‘glucose revolution’, according to an industry expert.