Baby Food

Image: a 4d scan image of a fetus showing a neutral face. Credit: Fetal and Neonatal Research Lab.

First direct evidence that babies can taste and smell in the womb

By Oliver Morrison

In findings that could further our understanding of the development of human taste and smell receptors, and help address the problem of ‘food-fussiness’ when weaning, researchers took 4D ultrasound scans of 100 pregnant women to see how their unborn babies...

What products command a clean label premium? / Pic: GettyImages-WeAre

Clean label claims boost sales, but what categories benefit most?

By Katy Askew

The clean label ingredients market is witnessing continued growth, with evidence suggesting clean labels increase consumer willingness to pay a higher price point and build loyalty. FoodNavigator digs down into the trend to profile what categories and...

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Ella’s Kitchen talks recycling, food waste and sugar reduction

By Flora Southey

The baby food brand says it will make 100% of its packaging widely recyclable by 2024 and completely eliminate palm oil from its products by 2021. FoodNavigator spoke to Ella’s Kitchen about its future plans in sustainability, B Corp initiatives, and...

Is baby food creating fussy eaters?

Is baby food creating fussy eaters?

By Niamh Michail

Fostering children's willingness to try new flavours and foods has clear benefits for the food industry -  yet researchers say baby food manufacturers may be inadvertently creating picky eaters.

Middle East a ripe market for baby food makers

Middle East a ripe market for baby food makers

By Ankush Chibber

Demand for baby food in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has grown phenomenally over the past few years, with growth expected to spiral over the next three years, a new report has suggested.

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