Innovation and NPD

AI and big data can make innovation processes faster and more effective, Spoonshot says / Pic: GettyImages-Prostock-Studio

How big data and AI is revolutionising FMCG innovation: Spoonshot

By Katy Askew

The challenge of responding to coronavirus has highlighted the need to leverage big data, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence in the FMCG space. However, AI start-up Spoonshot stresses, the long-term opportunities this technology can unlock...

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2020: a turning point for nutrition?

By Oliver Morrison

A new report is urging food companies to embrace regulation, reformulation, relabelling and more diverse ingredients to become ‘part of the solution’ to malnutrition in all its forms.

The new cultures are designed to boost the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production. Pic: Royal DSM

DSM launches new mozzarella cheese cultures

By Jim Cornall

Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in nutrition, health and sustainable Living, has launched its new DelvoCheese CP-500 cultures for boosting the yield and resource efficiency of mozzarella cheese production.

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NPD Trend Tracker: From cauliflower bites to vegan frozen meal delivery

By Flora Southey

In the latest edition of FoodNavigator’s new product development tracker, we cover ‘light and crispy’ cauliflower bites hitting UK shelves, a new fruity curry launching in Germany, and the roll-out of vegan frozen meals from chefs Joe Coulter and Ben...

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Coronavirus: Betting on aeroponics to increase food security

By Oliver Morrison

As the COVID-19 pandemic upends farming and food supply chains and raises concern of widespread shortages and price increases, aeroponics players are hoping their new food production innovations can help strengthen food security.

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Danone aims to increase plant-based growth in Europe

By Oliver Morrison

Danone has said it is looking at expanding its plant-based category in Europe as it looks to increase plant-based sales worldwide from around €2 billion in 2019 to around €5 billion by 2025.

Navigating the challenging ground of Novel Foods regulation / Pic: Getty Images-Aleksandr_Kravtsov

CBD and Novel Foods: A guide to who, what and when

By Katy Askew

CBD is considered a Novel Food by European regulators. While many CBD products remain on the market, they have not been authorised by European authorities. FoodNavigator takes a look at the path to compliance and tries to shed some light on the questions...

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