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NPD trend tracker: From vegan butter to 'wonky' veg crisps

By Flora Southey

From a functional, on-the-go apple cider vinegar juice, to a two-ingredient vegan butter, and gluten-free Japanese rice flour for French bakers. FoodNavigator looks at what is trending in Europe's new product development space.

Consumers want to eat more fibre: food innovation can help ©iStock/xuanhuongho

Innovation in new categories can help lift fibre consumption

By Katy Askew

The health benefits of fibre are becoming more widely discussed and consumers say that they want to eat more of it. But while foods like fruits, vegetables and grains are fibre rich, most of us are still struggling to eat as much as we should. Fibre enriched...