From plant-based and nutritionally enhanced products to improved sustainability and packaging innovations, the 45 startups participating in FoodBytes! by Rabobank’s Pitch 2021 competition announced today hit on some of the hottest trends and biggest challenges...
Low-to-no alcoholic beverages are a growth space exciting the drinks sector. Experts from FoodNavigator and sister publications BeverageDaily, The Grocer and Lumina Intelligence weigh in on the segment’s prospects.
Poverty in the coffee industry is an “enduring crisis,” despite US consumers’ willingness to pay upwards of $16-$22 per 12-ounce bag of roasted coffee and a premium for products that promise to ethically source beans and pay farmers a fair price.
The closure of out-of-home foodservice channels and having more time on our hands during lockdown has raised interest in home-cooking and, new research suggests, this trend could have sticking power when restrictions ease.
Extensive research carried out by the Barry Callebaut group into consumer responses around the coronavirus pandemic has revealed new implications and opportunities for the confectionery market. In an exclusive video interview, Bas Smit, Global Vice President...
Cell-based cultured protein is an industry still in its infancy. Food makers should look at the emerging field as an opportunity to collaborate and invest in the sector’s development, according to experts speaking at IFF’s Plantful Virtual Festival.
Alcohol-free Nirvana Brewery was born out of a love for craft beer. Three years on, demand for the category has grown ‘massively’, co-founder and director Becky Kean tells FoodNavigator: “People go crazy for it.”
With the global population estimated to reach 8.6bn in the next 20 years, the salmon farming company recommends we ‘dive’ into the ocean to boost food production. FoodNavigator visits Grieg Seafood in Norway to find out how this can be done sustainably.
How are we going to make food taste better if we cannot rely on what people say they like? DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences is grappling with this challenge by embracing brain testing techniques, in conjunction with traditional sensory testing panels,...
Most parents believe it is important that their kids eat five portions of fruit and veg each day. But fresh research finds considerable confusion over what counts as one of your five-a-day, with some parents pointing to chips and milkshakes.