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Global pressures on chocolate industry prompt alternative formulations

Global pressures on chocolate industry prompt alternative formulations

23 Feb 2022

Even as coca prices have increased, consumer chocolate consumption has increased. Now, one-third of people say they are eating more chocolate as a result of the pandemic, according to Cargill’s 2021 ChocoLogic study. Only 3% said they avoid ...

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Synthesising volatile aroma compounds to make alcohol-free beer taste better

Synthesising volatile aroma compounds to make alcohol-free beer taste better

18 Feb 2022

A Danish startup is using synthetic biology to produce the volatile aroma compounds that are lost when brewers make low- and no-alcohol beer.

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Euromonitor’s top consumer trends in 2022 – and what they mean for the food industry

Euromonitor’s top consumer trends in 2022 – and what they mean for the food industry

7 Feb 2022

From direct-to-consumer e-commerce to upcycled food or functional ingredients for holistic wellbeing, we look at how food and drink manufacturers can leverage some of 2022’s top consumer trends into their portfolios.

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Plant-based, whole-cut salmon to arrive in 2024

Plant-based, whole-cut salmon to arrive in 2024

31 Jan 2022

Plantish revealed its prototype for plant-based, whole-cut salmon earlier this month when it came out of stealth mode. The Israeli-based startup said while its prototype will be available at popups for attendees to taste beginning this year, its salmon...

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The rise of baby food delivery

The rise of baby food delivery

30 Jan 2022

Direct-to-consumer baby food companies promise to deliver nutritious, clean label food products that are tailored to babies’ developmental needs straight to busy mums’ doors, and investors are eyeing the category with interest.

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Chewing gum launched to stop sweet cravings in their tracks

Chewing gum launched to stop sweet cravings in their tracks

27 Jan 2022

Now, instead of reducing sugar intake by selecting food carefully, consumers can stop sugary treat cravings in their tracks with botanical-infused chewing gum from the Israeli start-up Sweet Victory. This new gum blocks sugar receptors on the tongue wi...

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Mosa Meat announces how to cultivate protein without FBS

Mosa Meat announces how to cultivate protein without FBS

26 Jan 2022

Mosa Meat, one of the world’s leading cultivated meat producers, revealed how it creates animal protein without the use of the controversial ingredient FBS (fetal bovine serum) in a peer-reviewed article published in the journal Nature Food.

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Less sugar, more fibre: How brands can leverage ‘two-in-one’ reformulation

Less sugar, more fibre: How brands can leverage ‘two-in-one’ reformulation

23 Jan 2022

Combining natural sweeteners with fibres to replace the sweetness and bulk of sugar is a two-in-one reformulation approach that allows brands to make two appealing on-pack product claims: less sugar and more fibre.

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Animal-free dairy company raises $120M for commercialization

Animal-free dairy company raises $120M for commercialization

18 Jan 2022

Israeli animal-free dairy company Remilk raised $120 million in a Series B funding round led by Hanaco Ventures with participation from a number of other investors, including Impossible Foods backer CPT Capital, plant-based protein company Just, Yofix,...

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Eat Just rolls out new cultivated products in Singapore

Eat Just rolls out new cultivated products in Singapore

4 Jan 2022

Once again, the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) has made history by approving multiple new products for sale from Eat Just’s Good Meat division. While there will be several products available, the only confirmed product is a whole chicken breast, which app...

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Anheuser-Busch adds hard soda to its portfolio

Anheuser-Busch adds hard soda to its portfolio

3 Jan 2022

Bud Light’s parent company Anheuser-Busch is launching four flavors of hard soda into its permanent portfolio: Classic Cola, Cherry Cola, Orange Soda and Citrus Soda. These four flavors will be available in 12-ounce cans beginning on January 3, and wil...

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Kellogg’s to trial paper based cereal bags, replacing plastic in UK

Kellogg’s to trial paper based cereal bags, replacing plastic in UK

16 Dec 2021

In January, Kellogg’s will begin a partnership with U.K. supermarket chain Tesco to pilot a paper-based cereal liner in its Corn Flakes cereal. This trial will be on a small scale at select Tesco stores and is intended to be an alternative for the comp...

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