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Trends in The Beverage Market

Trends in The Beverage Market

29 Oct 2013

Long gone are the days when beverages simply provided hydration. Beverage manufacturers are now jostling for a market edge in a crowded and vibrant market-place, which includes cold drinks, hot drinks, carbonated drinks, sports drinks, energy drinks, f...

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Dairy: Protein, Flavour and Blurring Category Lines

Dairy: Protein, Flavour and Blurring Category Lines

29 Oct 2013

The pace of change and real innovation in dairy keeps us on our toes here at FoodBev Media and makes for interesting reading on FoodBev.com and in Dairy Innovation magazine. Protein has stolen many of the headlines in the past year and while much atten...

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Sweetness From Nature – Megatrend Versus Mainstream Business

Sweetness From Nature – Megatrend Versus Mainstream Business

22 Oct 2013

“All natural” is a megatrend in the ingredient industry these days. Many new innovations are taking place throughout the whole ingredient value chain – from farming and manufacturing through to the product formulators and the FMCG marketers. The trend ...

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Why the Dairy Protein Boom is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

Why the Dairy Protein Boom is Just the Tip of the Iceberg

15 Oct 2013

Demand for high quality dairy proteins is rising dramatically. Manufacturers and consumers are beginning to realise their full potential and, as a result, the appeal of protein as an ingredient has broadened significantly. Once the domain of hardcore s...

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Performance Positioning for Dairy Drinks Develops

Performance Positioning for Dairy Drinks Develops

15 Oct 2013

A key trend in the food and drinks market in recent years has been the rising interest in high-protein lines, despite the fact that most European and North American consumers already get enough protein in their diets.  This has been driven by increasin...

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Top Five Trends for Flavourings

Top Five Trends for Flavourings

10 Sep 2013

According to a report from BCC research, the global flavour industry was worth $11.1 billion in 2012. This market is expected to grow to nearly $14.5 billion in 2017, a CAGR of 5.4%. The soft drinks market accounts for nearly 65% of the flavouring mark...

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Food and Beverage Colours: Consumers Demand a Natural Rainbow

Food and Beverage Colours: Consumers Demand a Natural Rainbow

10 Sep 2013

Colour influences our food choices more than we realise. The main purpose of colour ingredients in food and beverages is to offset the colour that is lost during processing, or to enhance the naturally occurring colour. Nobody wants a fruit flavoured d...

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European Juice-Makers Offer Vegetable Innovation

European Juice-Makers Offer Vegetable Innovation

5 Jun 2012

The Mintel Inspire trend A Simple Balance for Health maintains that “simple, uncomplicated habits are always a good option. Sticking with the basics is a surefire way for brands to score with health-seeking consumers.” In the juice segment, vegetable b...

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