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What is Smart Packaging?

What is Smart Packaging?

12 Nov 2013

Smart packaging has been a trending topic for years now. It comes with many names – it can also be called intelligent packaging, interactive packaging or active packaging – or combinations of these. Smart packaging is about clever ways to package...

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Callebaut: 2011 Fi Europe Excellence Awards Winner

Callebaut: 2011 Fi Europe Excellence Awards Winner

10 Sep 2013

At the last Fi Europe Excellence Awards in 2011, Barry Callebaut won the Confectionery Innovation of the Year Excellence Award.  On top of that, Terra Cacao chocolate was selected as the Most Innovative Food Ingredient. Winning this award made it possi...

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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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Strategies of the Probiotics Industry

Strategies of the Probiotics Industry

17 Jun 2013

The probiotics market is thriving, and will continue to thrive, because consumer acceptance and knowledge outweighs the difficulties of obtaining official approval for claims. Today’s hectic lifestyle is increasingly linked to digestive health issues. ...

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Increasingly, Cereal is Sharing the Fiber Spotlight with Other Products

Increasingly, Cereal is Sharing the Fiber Spotlight with Other Products

10 Jun 2012

The US cereal market should be buoyed by consumers’ attitudes towards food and eating habits. Sixty-five percent of adults aged 18+ agree that they are trying to include more fiber in their diets and 46% consider “nutritional value” to be the most impo...

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Are Omega-3s Poised For Growth in Europe Again?

Are Omega-3s Poised For Growth in Europe Again?

5 Jun 2012

Growth rates in the European nutritional market have fallen during the past few years and omega-3s are certainly no exception to this trend. In a report commissioned by GOED, Frost & Sullivan estimated that consumption in Europe is only going to increa...

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