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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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Protein Fever Continues to Spread

Protein Fever Continues to Spread

15 Oct 2013

Protein appears to be well established in the US and is very much poised for global growth as manufacturers educate consumers on the many nutritional benefits this macronutrient has to offer. Protein is increasingly sought out by American consumers as ...

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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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Dairy Investing in Derivatives

Dairy Investing in Derivatives

11 Oct 2013

No longer is it enough to just produce dairy products – it turns out that the whey offshoots are as valuable as the original milk itself, and with processing, can turn into a new revenue stream. The industry has changed dramatically over the last sever...

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The World Demands More Yoghurt

The World Demands More Yoghurt

8 Oct 2013

A recent report (World Yoghurt Market 2000-2020) from PM Food & Dairy Consulting analyses the development of the global market for yoghurt and fermented dairy products from 2000 to 2011 and assesses the global opportunities from 2012 to 2020. The w...

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Bakers Under Fire Once More in Wholegrain Controversy

Bakers Under Fire Once More in Wholegrain Controversy

1 Oct 2013

Two publications have been causing a stir this year in the bakery world for suggesting – and by no means for the first time – that manufacturers are misusing “wholegrain” and similar descriptions on products which often contain a pitifully small quanti...

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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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Potato Snacks – New Directions or More of the Same?

Potato Snacks – New Directions or More of the Same?

29 Jul 2013

  Efforts to innovate in increasingly competitive markets have resulted in increasing segmentation and blurring of traditional definitions in many food and drinks markets. While the consumer does not really care about this – only seeing a gr...

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Trend Watch: Oral Health

Trend Watch: Oral Health

23 Jul 2013

According to Euromonitor International research, oral health is the sixth most popular positioning platform for health and wellness-oriented foods and beverages. We take a look at some potential new opportunities, including how the all-powerful natural...

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Reducing Salt While Keeping Food Choices Tasty

Reducing Salt While Keeping Food Choices Tasty

9 Jul 2013

Used for thousands of years for both its technological and taste properties, salt has been in the spotlight for many years. For some, like Pierre Meneton from Inserm [the French public research body dedicated to human health] it’s poison: he compares t...

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Diabetic Breakfasts – A Key Focus of New Product Development

Diabetic Breakfasts – A Key Focus of New Product Development

25 Jun 2013

Almost 350 million people in the world have diabetes, and selecting the right foods to adequately manage the disease is a daily chore for many, particularly where breakfast is concerned. What is required are breakfast options for this demographic that ...

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