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Food brands are getting creative to help customers save

Food brands are getting creative to help customers save

23 Nov 2022

As consumers are hit by the cost-of-living crisis, retailers such as Tesco and Sainsbury’s in the UK and Target and Kroger in the US are rolling out various strategies to help people save money and reduce food waste.

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China bans celebrity endorsement of health and formula foods

China bans celebrity endorsement of health and formula foods

22 Nov 2022

China is to ban celebrity endorsement or advertising of certain products, completely banning high profile figures with “lapsed morals” as the country attempts to drive society towards “core socialist values”.

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Quorn and Nature’s Fynd among founding members of the Fungi Protein Association

Quorn and Nature’s Fynd among founding members of the Fungi Protein Association

15 Nov 2022

Global fungi protein manufacturers have formed the Fungi Protein Association (FPA), a trade body that promotes fungi as a sustainable protein in public policy and conducts consumer research on the ingredient.

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Ice cream innovation draws on health and wellness trend

Ice cream innovation draws on health and wellness trend

19 Oct 2022

Manufacturers are formulating ice cream ranges with probiotics, protein, and plant-based ingredients to appeal to growing health and wellness demand.

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Editors’ choice: Our roundup of the most innovative global dairy products

Editors’ choice: Our roundup of the most innovative global dairy products

6 Oct 2022

From omega-3 goat milk in the Netherlands to banana-flavoured cheese from China, the global dairy space is an exciting area full of new and innovative products which are constantly changing perceptions in the sector.

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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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How plant-based milk brands can address taste and texture challenges

How plant-based milk brands can address taste and texture challenges

12 Aug 2022

Today’s consumers want plant-based milk products that mimic the desirable sensorial attributes of their non-dairy alternative counterparts. In response, brands and manufacturers are focusing on taste, texture, education and sustainability.

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Dairy industry explores advanced technologies to digitalise global production

Dairy industry explores advanced technologies to digitalise global production

11 Aug 2022

Dairy manufacturers are increasingly integrating automation, the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies into their production plants in order to meet growing global demand for dairy products, particularly in Asia.

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Parmesan partnership to put ‘blockchain ready’ digital chip on all cheese wheels

Parmesan partnership to put ‘blockchain ready’ digital chip on all cheese wheels

29 Jun 2022

A new line of food-safe and secure digital labels on each Parmigiano Reggiano cheese wheel will deliver previously unseen levels of traceability, product control, and quality assurance, says the Consorzio del Parmigiano Reggiano (CFPR).

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Dairy butter carbon footprint is 3.5 times larger than plant-based spreads, says Upfield

Dairy butter carbon footprint is 3.5 times larger than plant-based spreads, says Upfield

25 Apr 2022

Plant-based margarine manufacturer Upfield says its spreads have a 70% smaller carbon footprint, require half the amount of water and use two-thirds less land across the product cycle when compared to conventional butter, according to a life cycle...

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China leads the global boom for probiotics

China leads the global boom for probiotics

30 Mar 2022

Probiotics are experiencing a boom in global demand - particularly in China - as consumers look for functional ingredients in food and drink products that can improve their health. 

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Butter is Better: Keto is driving resurgence as a premium product

Butter is Better: Keto is driving resurgence as a premium product

11 Feb 2022

After years of being shunned as an ingredient, fat is back thanks in large part to the popularity of the keto diet. The market for keto products is growing steadily with the global value of this category forecast to reach $15.6 billion by 2027, accordi...

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