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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...

Forest recently destroyed to grow cocoa near Blolequin in Cote D'Ivoire. Photo: Mighty Earth

Environment

Cocoa industry still failing to end deforestation, new report claims

By Anthony Myers

A new report from global advocacy organisation Mighty Earth claims that since the high-profile launch of the Cocoa and Forests Initiative (CFI), Africa’s top cocoa-producing nations continue to see huge areas of forest being destroyed to make room for...

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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...

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What have we learned from Dry January 2022?

By Rachel Arthur

Dry January is the month of the year when the no and low alcohol category really has a chance to shine. So what have we learned about the direction of the category this month? Here's five key takeaways from Dry January 2022.

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