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Full of beans: Innovating in the tinned food category

Full of beans: Innovating in the tinned food category

27 Sep 2022

The tinned food category is known for delivering pantry staples at a budget price – but tinned food startups are innovating with new flavours and meal formats, such as harissa lemon chickpeas and apricot glazed baked beans.

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Alternative seafood: how consumer demand varies across the APAC region

Alternative seafood: how consumer demand varies across the APAC region

26 Sep 2022

The Asia-Pacific market is rife in opportunity for manufacturers of alternative seafood products, yet consumer preferences vary significantly between countries. How can manufacturers ensure they are responding to different market demands?

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Singapore startup ProfilePrint expands its AI-powered food grading tech

Singapore startup ProfilePrint expands its AI-powered food grading tech

23 Sep 2022

Singapore startup ProfilePrint has developed artificial intelligence (AI) grading methods that allow it to analyse food ingredients ‘directly at the molecular level’, attracting investment from major suppliers including Cargill, Olam, Louis Dreyfus and...

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Joint health sees strongest growth in US collagen category

Joint health sees strongest growth in US collagen category

22 Sep 2022

Collagen supplements for hair, skin and nails have historically dominated due to ‘beauty from within’ promotion, but an interest in joint health is growing as US consumers are increasingly educated on the overall health benefits of collagen, reports Nu...

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Nestlé launches infant formula with novel ingredient, myelin

Nestlé launches infant formula with novel ingredient, myelin

21 Sep 2022

Nestlé has identified a nutrient blend of components found in breast milk, myelin, and will launch Nutrilearn Connect, an infant formula containing the novel ingredient, in Hong Kong before expanding to other markets.

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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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