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Crunch time: Asian biscuit and cookie innovation offers success

Crunch time: Asian biscuit and cookie innovation offers success

30 Sep 2022

Consumer interest in healthy eating and clean label is shaping new product development in Asia for healthy but indulgent baked goods.

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How the food industry can take action to protect bees

How the food industry can take action to protect bees

29 Sep 2022

From practicing polyculture to using organic biocontrol measures, the food industry must act to safeguard the population, health, and resilience of bees, says the Best Bees Company.

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EFSA approve roasted and popped water lily seeds

EFSA approve roasted and popped water lily seeds

28 Sep 2022

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) recently granted authorisation to Zenko Superfoods to place roasted and popped kernels from the seeds of prickly water lily plants on the market, paving the way for more innovation with this ingredient.

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Full of beans: Innovating in the tinned food category

Full of beans: Innovating in the tinned food category

27 Sep 2022

The tinned food category is known for delivering pantry staples at a budget price – but tinned food startups are innovating with new flavours and meal formats, such as harissa lemon chickpeas and apricot glazed baked beans.

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Singapore startup ProfilePrint expands its AI-powered food grading tech

Singapore startup ProfilePrint expands its AI-powered food grading tech

23 Sep 2022

Singapore startup ProfilePrint has developed artificial intelligence (AI) grading methods that allow it to analyse food ingredients ‘directly at the molecular level’, attracting investment from major suppliers including Cargill, Olam, Louis Dreyfus and...

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Joint health sees strongest growth in US collagen category

Joint health sees strongest growth in US collagen category

22 Sep 2022

Collagen supplements for hair, skin and nails have historically dominated due to ‘beauty from within’ promotion, but an interest in joint health is growing as US consumers are increasingly educated on the overall health benefits of collagen, reports Nu...

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Nestlé launches infant formula with novel ingredient, myelin

Nestlé launches infant formula with novel ingredient, myelin

21 Sep 2022

Nestlé has identified a nutrient blend of components found in breast milk, myelin, and will launch Nutrilearn Connect, an infant formula containing the novel ingredient, in Hong Kong before expanding to other markets.

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Making the traditional modern: How food reinvention fits into NPD success

Making the traditional modern: How food reinvention fits into NPD success

20 Sep 2022

From cauliflower pizza to kale chips, success stems not from introducing a brand-new product to the market but reinventing popular or traditional foods for a new audience, according to New Nutrition Business.

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Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the most innovative dairy alternative products

Editor’s choice: Our roundup of the most innovative dairy alternative products

19 Sep 2022

There is so much innovation in the alternative dairy space it can be hard to keep track. From sesame milk to bean-based cheese, our editors have rounded up of some products that showcase the trends in this constantly-evolving category.

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UK baby food brand unveils recyclable pouch in sector sustainability drive

UK baby food brand unveils recyclable pouch in sector sustainability drive

16 Sep 2022

Baby food maker Little Freddie has launched a fully recyclable baby food pouch and is calling for other baby food manufacturers to follow by adopting more sustainable forms of packaging.

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How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

How investing in sustainability drives value for brands

15 Sep 2022

Consumers are increasingly conscious of the environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) credentials of companies and products they invest in. How can certifications such as B Corp drive value for food and beverage manufacturers?

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Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

Healthy, sustainable eating shapes UK specialty product launches

14 Sep 2022

From probiotic ice cream to CBD-infused chocolate and chorizo seasoning for plant-based meat, Ingredients Network went trendspotting at the Specialty and Fine Food Fair in London.

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