Perry Court Farm is selling fruit bars made from just two ingredients: apples and raspberries. Director Charlie Fermor says he uses a slow drying technique to retain the fruits’ natural flavour while ensuring a long shelf life.
Consumer interest in clean label or natural ingredients continues to rise. However, given our finite natural resources, is this inhibiting the development of products that could be better for the environment?
A survey conducted by insights and analytics company Future Thinking has investigated UK consumers’ buying and eating habits with regards to convenience foods, cooking from scratch in the home, snacking, and attitudes towards sugar and fat intake.
This week's NPD round-up brings you information on the latest products to be hitting the shelves across Europe. Highlights include Iglo's efforts to deliver centre-plate vegetable options in Germany and Dina Foods' offering for the fast-paced...
Growing interest in sustainability has resulted in a proliferation of on-pack ethical claims from food makers. But how do we know what claims are true? The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) believes it has developed an answer.
Researchers have developed a comprehensive index that measures the degree of naturalness in foods. The integrative tool could “significantly improve transparency, simplicity, and trust in the food marketplace,” Hero Group’s Luis Manuel Sánchez-Siles tells...
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.