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NPD Trend Tracker: From keto wraps to CBD drinks

NPD Trend Tracker: From keto wraps to CBD drinks

By Oliver Morrison

This week’s look at new food launches includes some low carb high protein and high fibre bread wraps, while CBD brand Goodrays has gained a listing in Waitrose in the UK.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From wonky snacks to BrewDog vodka

By Flora Southey

Which new product developments have caught our eye this week? In Scotland, BrewDog is turning a range of spirits from any batches of beer that doesn’t meet its standards. Further south, Fix8 is developing vitamin C-enriched kombucha, while botanicals...

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NPD trend tracker: From cheesy chocolate to fancy fish

By Katy Askew

In this week's roundup of the hottest food and beverage products hitting the shelves, we hear about Love Cocoa's latest innovation - cheesy chocolate - and learn how seafood brand Young's wants to bring a restaurant experience home as the...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From ‘tuna-free’ flakes to coffee-free coffee

By Flora Southey

What innovations are landing on supermarket shelves this month? In our latest round-up of new production development across Europe, we look at ‘tuna-free flakes made from Scottish seaweed and pea protein. In the Nordics, Rebl Eats is teaming up with mycoprotein...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From low-fat cheese to cacao-free chocolate

By Flora Southey

What new products are hitting supermarket shelves across Europe? Alt chocolate maker WNWN is reinventing the classic European candy bar with its new offering: Waim! Low-fat cheese brand Eatlean is expanding its presence in UK retail, and sports nutrition...

NPD Trend Tracker: From 3D-printed meat to seafood alternatives

NPD Trend Tracker: From 3D-printed meat to seafood alternatives

By Flora Southey

In our latest new product development roundup, we see Israeli start-up Redefine Meat enter Finland via national restaurant distribution. In Austria, Revo Foods is rolling out three new alt seafood products into supermarkets, before targeting Germany,...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From non-HFSS cakes to ready to serve salsas

By Oliver Morrison

This week’s gallery takes in new listings for low sugar indulgent cake brand Fitbakes, while UK-based Latin American food brand Capsicana, is aiming to capitalise on demand for world food flavours that are ready in 20 minutes.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From oat milk concentrate to Nescafé ice cream

By Flora Southey

For the first time, Nescafé Gold is entering the ice cream category with Nestlé’s Nescafé Gold Cappuccino Ice Cream. Over in France, a plant-based brand is rethinking dairy-free milks with the launch of oat and almond milk concentrates (500ml of concentrate...

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NPD Trend Tracker: the chocolate edition

By Flora Southey

What’s trending in chocolate? In our latest new product development round-up, we look at low sugar chocolate buttons with sustainability credentials, sweetened couvertures from a Colombian chocolate supplier, and two new SKUs from Dutch chocolate challenger...

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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...

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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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NPD Trend Tracker: From vegan jerk chicken to upcycled strawberry gin

By Flora Southey

In this latest edition of our new product development photo gallery, we look at new vegan convenient snacks hitting the supermarket aisle – notably a meatless jerk chicken style flatbread and a madras chicken style flatbread. Elsewhere, we cover a gin...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From cricket spread to plant-based snacking

By Katy Askew

In this week's round-up of product launches, Pladis brings world flavours to the snacking aisle, Fry's Family Food Co introduces two new alternative chicken products to the freezer aisle and we hear about the launch of a new protein spread made...

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Scraping social media for hot beverage trends

By Oliver Morrison

Love them or loath them, social media platforms such as TikTok and Instagram offer fertile ground where brands can spot quickly emerging food and beverage trends that can guide product development.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From gluten-free Punk IPA to Dolce & Gabbana cake

By Flora Southey

BrewDog has developed a gluten-free version of its best-known beer: Punk IPA. Elsewhere across the NPD landscape, Dolce & Gabbana is bringing back its colomba cake, and a range of Bridgerton-inspired doughnuts have rolled out to celebrate the launch...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From fortified coffee to paper-packaged Carte D’Or

By Flora Southey

Unilever is switching out 93% of its plastic from Carte D’Or ice cream tubs in the UK and replacing it with responsibly sourced paper. In Israel, Capsoil FoodTech has developed technology that enables coffee brands to fortify their pods, and Italian chocolate...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From magnesium-infused water to non-HFSS crisps

By Flora Southey

Wondering what innovations are hitting supermarket shelves? In this edition of our NPD Trend Tracker, we look at Cadbury’s new ‘twist’ wrapper for its Duo line of chocolate bars, Pip & Nut’s limited edition Cherry Bakewell Tart almond butter, and...