Health and nutritional ingredients

Unilever looks at the mood-boosting potential of prebiotic ingredients / GettyImages-nastco

Unilever research tie-up targets ‘mental wellbeing’ ingredients

By Katy Askew

Unilever is partnering with microbiome experts at Holobiome to identify food and beverage ingredients that could positively impact ‘mental wellbeing’ by targeting the gut-brain axis. Unilever Science and Technology manager Dr Simone Pyle tells FoodNavigator...

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Why pollution is the next big food and beverage opportunity

By Oliver Morrison

Soil health and pollutant-free ingredients are now must-have environmental and health credentials that food and drink manufacturers should embrace, believes Mandy Saven, Director of Consumer Lifestyle at trends intelligence agency Stylus.

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What does ‘overlooked’ Gen Z want from healthy food?

By Flora Southey

Findings from a Gen Z study commissioned by EIT Food are instrumental to understanding what the food system will look like, as well as which innovations are needed to fulfil the needs and demands of the future, Saskia Nuijten, Director of Communications...

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What’s inspiring innovation in low-to-no beverages?

By Katy Askew

Low-to-no alcoholic beverages are a growth space exciting the drinks sector. Experts from FoodNavigator and sister publications BeverageDaily, The Grocer and Lumina Intelligence weigh in on the segment’s prospects.

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How UK brands are reformulating to avoid the HFSS ad ban

By Oliver Morrison

UK food brands are currently digesting planned government legislation coming next year which will prevent marketing and advertising of HFSS being shown on TV (pre-9pm) and online from 2022 and limit where these products can be placed in bricks and mortar...

Can reformulation answer the mounting public health crisis? IGD shares industry perspectives / Pic: Getty Images Liountmila Korelidou

What does the future hold for reformulation?

By Hannah Pearse, Head of Nutrition and Scientific Affairs at IGD

With the impending publication of part two of the National Food Strategy in the UK, IGD convened major retailers, manufacturers, food service companies and members of the National Food Strategy team to discuss reformulation, the challenges, and opportunities....

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Beverages with Benefits, from ADM

Beverages with Benefits, from ADM

Whether they are simply interested in supporting their overall health & wellness or are targeting a specific need state that’s important to them, consumers...