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Innova announces Top 10 Trends for 2019

Innova announces Top 10 Trends for 2019

14 Nov 2018

“Discovery: The Adventurous Consumer” leads the list of Innova Market Insights’ Top Ten Trends for 2019 which it will discuss in a webinar on November 21.

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Whey protein on the rise across food categories

Whey protein on the rise across food categories

13 Nov 2018

Whey protein remains the most popular protein ingredient for athletes by far, but numerous whey protein ingredients have emerged over the past few years, in applications that take it well beyond sports nutrition.

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Egg substitutes driven by vegan, allergen-free demand

Egg substitutes driven by vegan, allergen-free demand

13 Nov 2018

Egg replacers have long been used as a way to avoid to the price fluctuations often associated with real eggs, but recently interest has been driven by manufacturer demand for clean label and plant-based ingredients, allowing companies to make more veg...

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DSM launches stirred yogurt culture

DSM launches stirred yogurt culture

12 Nov 2018

DSM has introduced DelvoFresh YS-140, a new culture in the company’s range for stirred yogurt that is designed to create premium, creamy yogurts with a mild taste.

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Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

Could regulation tempt the industry to renew focus on low fat foods?

7 Nov 2018

The UK government aims to cut calories by 20% by 2024 in a range of popular foods, potentially shifting focus back onto foods’ fat content as companies strive to reach this target.

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Arla introduces new protein shot concept

Arla introduces new protein shot concept

6 Nov 2018

A new concept from Arla Foods Ingredients will, the company claims, offer manufacturers the opportunity to create the first protein shot made exclusively with whey as a protein source.

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Allergen-free foods gain momentum

Allergen-free foods gain momentum

5 Nov 2018

Launches of allergen-free foods have increased in recent years – and not just because of increased prevalence of food allergy.

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Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

Industry innovation targets gelatine alternatives

26 Oct 2018

Many alternatives to animal-derived gelatine already exist, although none is a perfect replacement. Now, rising interest in vegetarian ingredients has led to a new wave of innovation in the sector.

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The mainstreaming of meat alternatives

The mainstreaming of meat alternatives

26 Oct 2018

Tofu and lentils still have their place in a vegetarian diet, but a new generation of meat alternatives makes it easier than ever for consumers to switch to plant-based options – even the most enthusiastic meat eaters.

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Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

Finding the sweet spot for low sugar sports drinks

25 Oct 2018

Demand for natural, low sugar sports drinks is increasing, raising opportunities for manufacturers to explore alternative ingredients and sweeteners that appeal to health-conscious consumers.

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Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is excessive

Action on Salt: salt content of non-meat alternatives is "excessive"

24 Oct 2018

The UK’s Action on Salt pressure group has exposed what it claims are excessive amounts of salt in ‘healthy’ processed meat alternatives and demand urgent action from Public Health England.

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Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

Döhler Group acquires majority ownership of Nutrafood

24 Oct 2018

Döhler Group and Nutrafood have reached an agreement on a strategic partnership in which Döhler will take a majority stake in Nutrafood.

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