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Is the era of the beverage multipack coming to an end?

By Rachel Arthur

With most consumers now horrified by excess plastic packaging, supermarket giant Tesco has scrapped multipacks completely for its own label drinks. Does this signal the beginning of the end for the multipack format?

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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...

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What’s next in sugar reduction? Ingredient innovators weigh in

By Katy Askew

Cutting the amount of sugar in our diet continues to be a priority for many consumers. With experts insisting the sugar reduction trend isn’t coming off the boil, FoodNavigator asks what ingredients are shaping the future of sugar reformulation.

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.

Is digestive health ‘sexy’? It could be argued that food supporting gut bacteria and healthy bowels are not as easily marketable as other nutrient claims on-pack. GettyImages/tbralnina

How can food and beverage brands make fibre sexy?

By Flora Southey

Supporting gut bacteria and bowel health may not be the most appealing claims to market on-pack, but ingredients experts say consumer perceptions can be changed – if they haven't already.

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