New Product Development

The right software solutions means companies can 'successfully manage the special and complex aspects of product development in the global competition for attractive products,' says SpecPage. © iStock

How can you streamline your NPD process?

By Niamh Michail

From recipe reformulations to changing regulations, there are multiple factors to take into account during new product development (NPD). One company is offering a master data capturing service to streamline the process for firms that don't have the...

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Special edition: Food for kids

Healthy NPD should be the starting point for kids' food

By Niamh Michail

The ‘good for you’ trend in children’s food is growing, and small companies would do well to focus on healthy new product development in order to compete with big players who have the money to reformulate and rebrand, says one analyst.

Campden BRI opens consumer test centre

Campden BRI opens consumer test centre

By Jenny Eagle

Campden BRI has opened a consumer test centre in Leamington Spa, UK, to support new product development and provide consumer research on food and drink products.

What can company founders tell us about successful product development?

How do start-ups approach new product development?


Some of the best and brightest innovation in the food and drink industry comes from start-ups – so how do they approach NPD? And what can companies of all sizes learn from their approach?


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