Consumers want less alcohol in their beverages – and yet alcohol is the very part of a drink that helps deliver a complex flavour profile and mouthfeel. So how can brands mimic alcohol and create a convincing low or no alcohol product?
Mile High Labs has submitted a European novel foods dossier for its CBD isolate. According to Christian Hendriksen, vice president of international expansion, compliance with novel food regulations will help move CBD into the FMCG mainstream.
Beta glucans that deliver immune health benefits are an ingredient that is making its way into mainstream food and beverage categories. As the coronavirus pandemic places health and diet in the spotlight, this shift is likely to gather steam.
Young Foodies, a community for small and medium-sized food brands, is launching a new direct-to-consumer sales channel, Mighty Small. It is hoped the innovation will help smaller brands who have seen their shelf space squeezed during the COVID-19 crisis.
Amid tales of furloughing, cash flow problems, and shuttered doors, Minor Figures is getting creative. CEO Stuart Forsyth tells us how the oat m*lk brand is doing its bit to keep small businesses afloat.