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Healy leverages cocoa shells for natural sugar reduction

By Katy Askew

Healy Group, the Ireland-based ingredient supplier, has developed a process to turn cocoa shells – an otherwise under-utilised by-product of cocoa production – into a micronised cocoa fibre that can help with sugar reduction in chocolate.

A novel food application for Coffea leaves is currently under review. ©GettyImages/af_istocker

What are the emerging trends in novel foods?

By Flora Southey

What novel food applications are manufacturers pushing for authorisation? According to Chair of the UK’s Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, Professor Peter Gregory, emerging trends include sustainability, meat analogues, and ‘healthy’ foods.

Purple colours and spicy flavours will curry favour with eaters next year, according to a report. Pic: GettyImages/Nikolay_Donetsk

Consumer trends to watch for in 2020

By Oliver Morrison

Trends towards health and wellness, plant-based and clean label will continue next year, but the need for food businesses to innovate is greater than ever, says consumer research.

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

6 sustainable food trends businesses must watch

By Oliver Morrison

As the food industry continues to explore plant-based innovations, they must deliberate the health and sustainability credentials of these products, according to experts.

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