Just 2% of the global soy market adheres to the Round Table on Responsible Soy’s zero deforestation and conversion standards, so what can we do to scale-up sustainable sourcing? FoodNavigator hears from Cofco, FrieslandCampina, Nestlé, and WWF UK.
The global ice cream category is “stepping up its innovation game”, according to Mintel global food & drink analyst Honorata Jarocka, who says brands are responding to consumer demand for healthy and tasty desserts.
A survey assessing sandwiches sold by supermarket and high street retailers in the UK has revealed that uptake in plant-based is still lagging. “The sheer volume of meat-based sandwiches is a big concern,” says Eating Better.
Dairy cooperative FrieslandCampina has reorganised its ingredients business to focus on four strategic customer segments: early life nutrition, adult nutrition, food and beverages, and animal nutrition.
Exposure to light has a detrimental impact on the nutrient profile of dairy products. Awareness of the issue is currently low – but this is something Dr Catherine Birch, co-author of two white papers on the subject, believes needs to change.
The ‘Instagram effect’ means consumers are more open than ever to new flavours. International Taste Solutions (ITS), which manufactures and supplies natural flavourings to the baking, snacks, dairy and active lifestyle sectors, teamed up with market research...
Chr. Hansen’s latest enzyme for cheesemakers, the CHY-MAX Supreme, is ‘a game changer’ in the production of cheddar, continental and mozzarella cheeses, the Danish bioscience company told FoodNavigator when we caught up last month.
Shoppers that purchase around 40-80% of goods on special offer have a greater chance of being obese, says Cancer Research UK, which is pushing for restrictions on price promotions for less healthy products.
Ex-model Heather Mills speaks to FoodNavigator about the expansion of her company VBites, which recently acquired a facility in northeast England for the manufacture of meat-free vegan meat substitutes for the global market.
From fudge flavours inspired by the school tuck shop, to turmeric and mango muesli, and exotic ice cream championing Australian macadamia and salted caramel. FoodNavigator brings you the latest new product development trends in Europe.