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NPD Trend Tracker: From Viocreme to Quorn's alt ham and beef roasts

By Flora Southey

What new products are hitting shelves across Europe and the UK? In this edition of our NPD Trend Tracker, we look at pancakes for weaning-age kids, Quorn’s new alternatives to beef and ham roasts, a plant-based cream from Violife and more…

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Return to normal sees long-term frozen food growth slow

By Oliver Morrison

Frozen food sales have dipped in the UK as consumers have returned to pre-pandemic shopping habits, according to the latest 52-week Kantar data from the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).

What's hitting tables in Europe? FoodNavigator's latest NPD round-up / Pic: GettyImages-Yulia Gusterina

NPD Trend Tracker: From oat-based ice cream to Net Zero cereal

By Katy Askew

This week's new product gallery brings together some of the hottest product launches in Europe, from Oatly's new oat-based ice cream, to pea-based canned fish alternative Fish Peas, and 'porridge with provenance' - Alara Organic's...

The new standard includes a set of norms that are more stringent than Belgian legislation. GettyImages/ClarkandCompany

Belgium’s first national animal welfare standard developed for pork

By Flora Southey

Belpork, owner of the BePork quality scheme, has developed an animal welfare standard for the Belgian pork sector. “It is the first time that a national animal welfare standard has been launched in our country,” Belpork coordinator Liesbet Pluym tells...

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Taste of success: How to fuel recovery at the elite level

By Nikki Hancocks

Providing elite athletes with the nutrition 'edge' is not always about the counting of macros or the science behind ingredients, but it's sometimes as simple as making products and meals delicious, according to a leading health & performance...

Outreach efforts include sending ambassadors for food careers into schools / Pic: GettyImages-Solshock

How skills development is transforming the food sector

By Natasha Spencer

A wide variety of roles are available in the food industry throughout the supply chain. UK-based National Skills Academy for Food & Drink (NSAFD) hopes to encourage more to consider how their skills are an ideal fit for food and in doing so, fill...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From booze-infused salmon to vegan prawn crackers

By Flora Southey

In this edition of FoodNavigator’s new product development tracker, we look at paleo- and keto-friendly 100% olive oil mayonnaise, a new low sugar Cheerios SKU from Nestlé Cereals, and a collection of booze-infused salmon ready for Christmas. Scroll through...

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Marketing advice: Time for a healthy Tik Tok trend

By Nikki Hancocks

Brands in the health and nutrition space are failing to make use of the oldest marketing tool in the book - word of mouth - and in this era of social media that opportunity is bigger than ever.

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How is the consumer’s focus on health impacting the snacks sector?

By Katy Askew

Industry leaders take the podium to discuss the trend that impacts all areas when it comes to creating stand out snacks, from simpler labels, to trickier better-for-you formulations that do not compromise on indulgence, to being as good for the planet...

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Nutri-Score does not blight image of olive oil, finds survey

By Flora Southey

Despite criticism from producers that Nutri-Score’s ‘C’ ranking of olive oil penalises the product, fresh research out of Spain suggests the nutrition labelling scheme does not negatively impact consumer perception, nor intention to purchase.

The BfR conducted a nationwide survey to investigate consumer perceptions of food additives. GettyImages/Lukatme

What do consumers think about food additives? Survey

By Flora Southey

Results of a new survey in Germany suggest many consumers are concerned about possible health effects associated with food additives, while at the same time expressing a lack of knowledge about such ingredients.

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