The first four months of the UK’s sugar tax has failed to create any significant change in consumer behaviour; but it has encouraged widespread reformulation and the proliferation of lower sugar options, according to Nielsen.
German dairy cooperative DMK Group said it is responding to changing consumer needs with updates to its Milram brand as more consumers are paying attention to a health-conscious diet and are increasingly turning to products with as little sugar as possible.
Norway’s Borregaard is a technology leader in biorefineries, producing biochemical and biomaterials that replace oil-based products. A recent innovation from the group is a wood-based dietary fibre that works as a fat-replacer.
One year on from its European launch, Premier Protein has secured a stronghold in Germany thanks to a continued rise in everyday protein appeal and will now focus on building brand equity, executives say.
Mainstream culture has seen huge changes with the rise of social media, the internet, ecommerce and smartphones. Innovation and disruption has turned many industries upside down when it comes to retail and marketing, but to date the drinks industry has...
Spain’s National Commission of Markets and Competition (CNMC) has warned regulators that a mandatory requirement to label the origin of milk in dairy products could “compartmentalise” the Spanish market and hinder competition.