The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Food has launched a new programme, ChangeMakers, that aims to support food entrepreneurs from ‘underrepresented’ socio-economic backgrounds. EIT Food business creation manager Lukxmi Balathasan...
Accelerating consumer trends such as veganism and environmental concerns are bringing complexity to the food industry but also plenty of opportunities, according to the technology chief of the world’s largest food company.
Consumers are increasingly working to cut their sugar intake. But, according to a recent poll from consumer research and insight provider FMCG Gurus, shoppers are also unconvinced by one of the most common natural alternatives: stevia.
From Walkers 'hint of salt' crisps with 25% less salt, to Nestlé's plant-based Garden Gourmet Incredible Mince and McVitie's luxury biscuits, FoodNavigator brings you the latest in new product development across the bloc.
Austrian start-up Rebel Meat had developed a burger made from 50% meat and 50% plant-based ingredients. The hybrid patty will ‘reach those that purely vegan brands cannot’, CEO Philipp Stangl tells FoodNavigator.
In this week's food innovation round-up we focus on Wahaca's sleekly designed taco kits, London beer maker Nirvana Brewery's revamp for the 'mainstream market', and profile an eco-packaged chocolate hitting the shelves.
Global demand for foods containing hemp or CBD is expanding and levels of innovation in the European region have been ‘dynamic’. However, the future of the market hangs in the balance as regulators consider whether Cannabis sativa L. (industrial hemp)...
Software as service (SaaS) start-up Provenance has developed a solution that enables businesses to be more transparent – both internally and externally. “Transparency is the future of brand trust,” Provenance founder and CEO Jessi Baker predicts.
The foodservice delivery market is booming thanks to the rapid rollout of new tech that makes it easier than ever to buy food online. In contrast, supermarket sales are under pressure. Could the adoption of new retail tech help?