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Making the traditional modern: How food reinvention fits into NPD success

Making the traditional modern: How food reinvention fits into NPD success

20 Sep 2022

From cauliflower pizza to kale chips, success stems not from introducing a brand-new product to the market but reinventing popular or traditional foods for a new audience, according to New Nutrition Business.

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Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the most innovative dairy alternative products

Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the most innovative dairy alternative products

19 Sep 2022

There is so much innovation in the alternative dairy space it can be hard to keep track. From sesame milk to bean-based cheese, our editors have rounded up of some products that showcase the trends in this constantly-evolving category.

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UK baby food brand unveils recyclable pouch in sector sustainability drive

UK baby food brand unveils recyclable pouch in sector sustainability drive

16 Sep 2022

Baby food maker Little Freddie has launched a fully recyclable baby food pouch and is calling for other baby food manufacturers to follow by adopting more sustainable forms of packaging.

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How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

15 Sep 2022

Consumers are increasingly conscious of the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials of companies and products they invest in. How can certifications such as B Corp drive value for food and beverage manufacturers?

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Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

14 Sep 2022

From probiotic ice cream to CBD-infused chocolate and chorizo seasoning for plant-based meat, Ingredients Network went trendspotting at the Specialty and Fine Food Fair in London.

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Sweden’s Green-On develops palm oil alternative from gas and water

Sweden’s Green-On develops palm oil alternative from gas and water

13 Sep 2022

Swedish start-up Green-On is producing an edible fat from carbon dioxide, water, and electricity as a sustainable alternative to palm oil, recently attracting the attention of Nordic investors and Big Idea Ventures.

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US energy drinks market set for continued growth as shake up continues

US energy drinks market set for continued growth as shake up continues

12 Sep 2022

The lucrative US energy drinks market is set to reach $21 billion by 2026, as rapidly increasing demand for energy drinks leads to a continued shake-up of the CPG marketplace, say experts.

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PFAS breakdown process sheds light on “forever chemical” use in food industry

PFAS breakdown process sheds light on “forever chemical” use in food industry

9 Sep 2022

PFAS, or per and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are once again in the spotlight after new research details a method for decomposing these “forever chemicals” that have been detected in certain foods.

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Demographics alone don’t cut it: Euromonitor reveals eight essential consumer traits

Demographics alone don’t cut it: Euromonitor reveals eight essential consumer traits

8 Sep 2022

Is your target consumer a cautious planner, impulsive spender, or minimalist seeker? Euromonitor has identified eight consumer types that businesses – including food operators – should know about.

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NutriScore algorithm update a ‘step in right direction’

NutriScore algorithm update a ‘step in right direction’

7 Sep 2022

Campaigning organisation Foodwatch International is hailing the update to the NutriScore algorithm as a “step in the right direction” but says there is still space for further improvement.

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Are new WHO sweeteners guidelines ‘a disservice’ to public health?

Are new WHO sweeteners guidelines ‘a disservice’ to public health?

6 Sep 2022

New draft recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) warn that zero-calorie sweeteners should not be used to help weight control or reduce the risk of noncommunicable diseases’ (NCDs) – sparking mixed reactions from industry groups.

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Mars lawsuits claims Skittles are ‘unfit for human consumption’ over titanium dioxide content

Mars lawsuits claims Skittles are ‘unfit for human consumption’ over titanium dioxide content

5 Sep 2022

A battle over the safety of titanium dioxide is set to rage on as two US lawsuits filed against Mars Inc claim that its Skittles candy contains high levels of the are therefore ‘unfit for human consumption.’

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