Food And Drink

Food and drink manufacturers could benefit from telling a story about their products

Innovation conference

Why manufacturers should tell ‘a story about food’

By Michael Stones

Telling a good story about the provenance of food and drink products could benefit manufacturers, Mintel’s David Jago told the innovation conference New Frontiers in Food and Drink.

2016: A great opportunity for start-ups and small brands

Food and drink trends focus on smaller brands

By Noli Dinkovski

The growing importance of smaller food and drink brands, arising from the fragmentation of consumer beliefs about food, is one of 10 key trends identified next year by New Business Nutrition.

  People starting careers in food businesses should be hungry for knowledge, says King

Big interview new starter advice

Food business starters should be hungry for knowledge

By Laurence Gibbons

Young people starting their food business careers should hungry for knowledge about the roles they’ve taken on and slip a “finger in lots of pies”, according to the Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) boss Jane King. 

Food Trendspotter: Mintel's predictions for 2016

Food Trendspotter: Mintel's predictions for 2016

By Niamh Michail

With 2016 fast approaching, food and drink companies looking to stay ahead of the curve need to start thinking about which future trends will be relevant to their products.FoodNavigator spoke with Mintel analyst Jenny Zegler to find out which trends are...

'Consumers are ready to give up long shelf life products for healthy and natural ingredients'

Guest article: analyst insights

Global market for natural food colors to reach $1.7bn by 2020

By Iti Singh and Indu Tyagi

The global market for natural food colors is predicted to reach $1.7bn by 2020, with 20% of this market attributed to beverage applications. Analysts Iti Singh and Indu Tyagi, from research firm MarketsandMarkets, look at the opportunities for beverage...


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