It’s not the yuck factor that is holding back insects in the West but the lack of culinary identity and authenticity, argues a Dutch researcher, and a multi-stakeholder approach is needed to create this.
Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in developed markets such as Europe, where demand is growing. But the price of coffee beans reached its lowest level in 12 years. There is broad agreement that this situation is unsustainable: but what is the...
Chestnuts can add creaminess to dairy-free products, work well in gluten-free bakery and are naturally sweet allowing for sugar reduction, giving them massive potential beyond Christmas, says supplier Porter Foods.
The Australian macadamia industry has released research findings showing that consumers are increasingly snacking to destress or unwind, which has set the stage for the second round of the Macadamia Innovation Challenge.
South Korea’s STX Corporation is launching a new brand – Méshil – in the French market. The brand’s founder, Donghyun Won, says they want to bring this traditional Korean plum-based beverage “to the world”.
In his first international interview as Chr. Hansen chief executive, Mauricio Graber explains why he feels the company is uniquely positioned to capitalise on global mega trends shaping the food and beverage sectors.
The latest products hitting the shelves in Europe reflect the concerns of an increasingly adventurous consumer base. Recent introductions range from celebrity-backed protein bars made from worms to better-for-you confectionery balls that are made without...
Insect burger maker Bugfoundation may be a start-up but that doesn’t mean it is thinking small. “Our vision is to change the eating habit of a whole continent in a sustainable way,” managing director Baris Özel tells FoodNavigator.
'Unusual tastes might take some getting used to - but play into the millennial quest for experimental flavors'
Tapping into the trend for botanicals and local, artisan ingredients, Greek juice company Bfresh Spitiko adds mastic from Chios, Greek mountain tea and chamomile to its lemon, pomegranate and apple juices.