The trend of consumers – rightly or wrongly – seeking to cut down their dairy consumption for environmental and ethical reasons is a growing one, and food and beverage manufacturers smell an opportunity.
‘Clean label’ is an industry term that speaks to consumer demand for recognisable ‘pantry cupboard’ ingredients. But, without a clear definition, the meaning of clean label is evolving. What other mega-trends will shape the future of clean label innovation?
The newly founded European Non-GMO Industry Association (ENGA) is backing the expansion of genetically modified-free production across the bloc and supporting Member States looking to promote non-GMO labelling, says co-founder Alexander Hissting.
The dairy major is partnering with Big Idea Ventures (BIV) to accelerate projects in alternative proteins. BIV currently runs accelerator programmes in New York and Singapore but has revealed plans to launch a Paris edition later this year.
To celebrate its 20th anniversary, UK artisan chocolate brand Montezuma’s commissioned food anthropologist Caroline Hobkinson to predict food industry trends over the next two decades with a specific focus on chocolate.
The UK Government and Devolved Administrations have published their response to last year’s consultation seeking views from dairy farmers and processors across the UK about how contracts and relationships could be improved.
First there was Perfect Day in the US, then Remilk in Israel, and now UK start-up Better Dairy is also vying for a piece of the precision fermentation pie. FoodNavigator catches up with CEO and co-founder Jevan Nagarajah to discuss Better Dairy’s plans...