Beneo predicts to see significant growth in the market for chicory root, sugar beet, wheat and rice starches as consumers in 2021 demand cleaner but also natural easily recognisable ‘cupboard ingredients’.
The company has identified ‘huge opportunities’ in side-stream valorization as it looks to make use of its expertise in extrusion technology to produce the ‘next generation’ of healthier and more sustainable meat substitutes.
When Slovenia takes on the presidency of the Council of the EU later this year, it wants to make origin labelling for honey blends more transparent. This would benefit producers and consumers alike, says the country’s food and agricultural chief, Darja...
Challenger brand Oatly and Flora margarine-owner Upfield are among the brands hoping to overturn a ban on dairy-like terminology for plant-based alternatives. The European Dairy Association, however, tells FoodNavigator that challenging Amendment 171...
French food brand C’est qui le Patron, which translates to ‘Who’s the Boss’ in English, asks consumers to select which ingredients, production methods, and quality of products they want…and then makes it happen.
Vegan nuggets, vegan nachos, vegan Magnums, vegan mayonnaise, vegan cream cakes, vegan Bounty bars and vegan Krispy Kremes... more food brands and retailers than ever hanker for a slice of the plant-based pie.
Typical marketing instruments – such as colour coding and scale – are being used to influence consumer purchasing behaviour, argues EDA board member Valentina Zanetti. Mars, amongst others, does not agree.