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Dairy alternative drinks move into the mainstream

Dairy alternative drinks move into the mainstream

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Dairy alternative drinks are moving out of the specialist health food sector and into the mainstream – and it’s not all about soy anymore, according to market research firm Innova Market Insights.

Natural colours present major technical challenges

‘No way back’ from natural colour trend, says Nestlé scientist

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

The trend toward natural colours for foods, drinks and sweets is here to stay – but raises huge technical challenges, according to Steve Tolliday, principal product technologist at Nestlé’s Product and Technology Centre in York, UK.

Will iced teas sparkle in 2013? (Picture Copyright: Aria Belli/Flickr)

Hot New Beverage Concepts for 2013: Episode One

By Ben Bouckley

The CEO of beverage development and innovation company MyDrink Beverages tells why his firm's new non-alcoholic beverage concepts for 2013 could take the market by storm...

Special edition: Free-from foods

Consumers equate ‘free-from’ with health: EUFIC

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

‘Free-from’ has become synonymous with healthy food for a large number of consumers – but how that affects shopping habits remains uncertain, according to EUFIC’s Dr Sophie Hieke.

Nearly three-quarters of consumers said they would pay more for additive-free foods

Kampffmeyer asks: What does clean label mean to consumers?

More than three-quarters of European consumers want foods without chemical additives and most say they are willing to pay more for additive-free foods, according to a new survey carried out on behalf of Kampffmeyer Food Innovation.

EHL introduces lemon myrtle in UK

EHL introduces lemon myrtle for UK food manufacturers

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

EHL Ingredients has introduced the Australian herb lemon myrtle to the UK market, touting it as a natural, organic ingredient with lemon and basil notes that could be used in tea, or as a food ingredient.

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