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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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Phytaphix harnesses phytonutrient power to deliver all-natural immune support

Phytaphix harnesses phytonutrient power to deliver all-natural immune support

18 Oct 2022

Founded by a doctor, supplement brand Phytaphix uses food ingredients for whole food nutrition, such as matcha tea, mushroom, and elderberry, rather than isolated chemicals.

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Consumer interest in food safety in Europe falls

Consumer interest in food safety in Europe falls

17 Oct 2022

The extent to which European consumers are engaged with food safety has decreased in recent years, nevertheless it remains a topic of personal interest for one in seven, the results of a recent EU Barometer on food safety shows.

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Healthy Heights product expansion highlights demand for nutritious kids’ food

Healthy Heights product expansion highlights demand for nutritious kids’ food

14 Oct 2022

US retail giant Walmart has expanded the Healthy Heights KidzProtein food range, highlighting growing global consumer demand for “nutritious, tasty, and scientifically-backed” food for children, it says.

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Healthy food interest continues despite rising prices

Healthy food interest continues despite rising prices

13 Oct 2022

Deloitte insights show that consumers are willing to pay a premium for food linked to health and wellness even though cost concerns are growing.

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Brands and retailers find ways to reduce food waste

Brands and retailers find ways to reduce food waste

12 Oct 2022

From supermarkets selling imperfect ‘wonky’ vegetables to drinks brands using upcycled barley for plant-based milks, retailers and manufacturers alike are finding ways to reduce food waste across the value chain.

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Drought in southern Europe threatens global olive oil supply

Drought in southern Europe threatens global olive oil supply

11 Oct 2022

Drought and limited rainfall across much of southern Europe throughout the summer months has lowered the supply and increased the price of olive oil worldwide.

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Climate change fuels France’s mustard shortage

Climate change fuels France’s mustard shortage

10 Oct 2022

Droughts and the Ukraine conflict are fuelling a shortage of Dijon mustard in France, the world’s biggest consumer of the condiment, and could hit consumers particularly hard in the run-up to Christmas.

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Alkaline water brands tap into demand for sports nutrition products

Alkaline water brands tap into demand for sports nutrition products

7 Oct 2022

With purported health benefits, alkaline water brands are finding success as they position their premium as sports nutrition beverages with added functionality.

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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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How can brands improve the transparency of food supply chains? [Interview]

How can brands improve the transparency of food supply chains? [Interview]

5 Oct 2022

Transparency is vital to ensuring food supply chains are effective, sustainable, and resilient. How transparent is the current global food system and what role do different stakeholders play in contributing to this? Sustainability expert Koen Boone exp...

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US consumers make a beeline for honey-sweetened products

US consumers make a beeline for honey-sweetened products

4 Oct 2022

Honey-sweetened products are enjoying rising demand amongst US consumers, perceived as an all-natural product, according to recent USDA figures.

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