Innovation and NPD

NPD Trend Tracker: From 3D-printed meat to seafood alternatives

NPD Trend Tracker: From 3D-printed meat to seafood alternatives

By Flora Southey

In our latest new product development roundup, we see Israeli start-up Redefine Meat enter Finland via national restaurant distribution. In Austria, Revo Foods is rolling out three new alt seafood products into supermarkets, before targeting Germany,...

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Do ecolabels drive sustainable choices?

By Katy Askew

Ecolabels, many hope, could offer consumers the information they need to promote the purchase of environmentally friendly foods. Oxford University researchers decided to put this theory to the test in an experimental field study.

Matt Gibson with the New Culture team: 'This partnership gives our team the chance to accelerate our path to commercialization and expand what’s possible for our product portfolio...' Image credit: New Culture

ADM teams up with New Culture to scale up animal-free dairy platform

By Elaine Watson

New Culture, a startup producing casein proteins (minus the cows) via microbial fermentation to make mozzarella and other dairy products has announced a strategic partnership with global ingredients giant ADM to scale up its animal-free dairy operation.

Fibre is important for gut health - but we aren't eating enough / Pic: GettyImages-piotr_malczyk

Feeding your gut microbiome: Why focus on fibre?

By Katy Askew

Most of us know that dietary fibre is good for us – and still the majority of people don’t eat enough. What implications does this have for our microbiomes? And how does this relate to issues like cardiovascular disease, digestive disorders and colon...

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From bright whites to brilliant blues: Color innovation in F&B

By Rachel Arthur

‘We eat first with our eyes’ – and the saying is all the more true in an age of social media. But color is not just about good looks: it’s also about meeting consumer demands for natural and sustainable alternatives. We take a look at some of the latest...

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NPD Trend Tracker: From oat milk concentrate to Nescafé ice cream

By Flora Southey

For the first time, Nescafé Gold is entering the ice cream category with Nestlé’s Nescafé Gold Cappuccino Ice Cream. Over in France, a plant-based brand is rethinking dairy-free milks with the launch of oat and almond milk concentrates (500ml of concentrate...

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