In a post-pandemic world, snacks are moving beyond their discretionary roles, according to consumer trend forecaster WGSN, to serve a ‘new purpose as functional sustenance’ throughout the day. How are brands innovating with health front-of-mind?
Demand for healthy snacks is increasing – and as it does the number of products trying to claim a health halo is also on the rise. But what happens when the nutrition doesn’t live up to claims being made?
A pan-European study shows ‘booming’ interest in plant-based products. But barriers to consumption remain with improved health and taste alongside availability and affordability coming out as flexitarian consumers’ top asks.
A coalition of European health, medical, consumer and family organisations has called on the European Union to adopt legislation to protect children from the ‘harmful impacts’ of the ‘widespread, ubiquitous and insidious’ marketing of nutritionally poor...
With COP26 in full swing, consumer demand for so-called ‘green’ food and beverage products is reportedly on the up. But how does that sit in an environment of rising inflation? Not well, according to industry observers.
The CEOs of the ‘big five’ major UK supermarkets have committed to slash their impact across climate, deforestation nature and guide the whole food retail sector towards halving its overall impact on the natural world by 2030.
The finalists of the Fi Europe 2021 Innovation Awards & Startup Innovation Challenge have been confirmed, revealing topics such as sustainability and plant-based high on the list, mirroring current market trends and developments.