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Mintel identifies three trends for 2019

Mintel identifies three trends for 2019

15 Nov 2018

Mintel has announced three forward-looking trends which it believes will lead the momentum of global food and drink innovation in 2019 and beyond.

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Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

Mondelēz creates snacking innovation hub

8 Nov 2018

Mondelēz International has announced that it will launch what it describes as a forward-thinking innovation hub called SnackFutures to capitalize on changing consumer trends.

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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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Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

Mintel: new opportunities for salty snacks?

30 Oct 2018

In a recent blog post on the Mintel web site, Marcia Mogelonsky, Director of Insight, Mintel Food & Drink, explored the opportunity for combining tea and coffee with salty flavours.

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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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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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AFS launches curcumin extract

AFS launches curcumin extract

23 Oct 2018

CurcuFlow has been announced by Applied Food Sciences (AFS). Described as an innovative, free-flowing curcumin extract, it is designed for manufacturers to achieve cleaner, stain-free turmeric production.

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Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

Food labelling seminar to be convened by Campden BRI

23 Oct 2018

A food labelling update seminar, organised by Camden BRI to take place on 4 December, will, it says, provide a regulatory update on food labelling, focusing on some of the current key issues.

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IFF opens new China facilities

IFF opens new China facilities

18 Oct 2018

IFF is opening two new facilities in China -- a flavours manufacturing facility in the Zhangjiagang Free Trade Zone and a Natural Product Research lab, located in the Nanjing Life Science Park.

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Broken biscuit seminar announced by Camden BRI

Broken biscuit seminar announced by Camden BRI

17 Oct 2018

Broken biscuits and crackers can be rejected by retailers and a cause of consumer complaints which can damage brand reputation, notes Campden BRI, who are encouraging companies to join a research project to help prevent this industry problem.

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A sticky issue: delivering superior product stability in sugar confectionery

A sticky issue: delivering superior product stability in sugar confectionery

17 Oct 2018

In today’s competitive confectionery market, manufacturers are challenged to deliver new, exciting flavors that maintain stability. Ardie Lankveld, market manager at Corbion, shares factors for success

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