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Insect protein market heats up in APAC region

Insect protein market heats up in APAC region

12 Jun 2023

Packed with superfood-level nutritional benefits and with a neutral taste, Asian brands are using insect protein in finished products, such as Thailand’s Proothie, which makes cricket protein granola bars.

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Most categories trading down in US supplements market, says SPINS

Most categories trading down in US supplements market, says SPINS

5 Jun 2023

Hit by the cost-of-living crisis, sales of most US vitamin and mineral supplements have declined – with the exception of probiotics, digestive aids, and homoeopathic medicines, according to SPINS data.

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WHO advises non-sugar sweeteners have no nutritional value

WHO advises non-sugar sweeteners have no nutritional value

31 May 2023

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned against using non-sugar sweeteners for weight control or lowering the risk of non-communicable diseases.

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Plant-based could be the way forward in pet food

Plant-based could be the way forward in pet food

25 May 2023

Growing numbers of pet owners are choosing plant-based food for their pets for health and sustainability reasons, according to ProVeg, with many products containing healthy wholefood ingredients like kale, chia, beetroot, and broccoli.

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Position snacks as affordable staples, says Euromonitor

Position snacks as affordable staples, says Euromonitor

13 Mar 2023

With snack sales impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, war, and inflation, 2023 could see a slowdown in growth with a consumer focus on value, says Euromonitor. Where are the opportunities for food and beverage brands?

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Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

Nestlé launches plant-based egg in Latin America

29 Nov 2022

Nestlé has launched a powdered plant-based protein under its Mahler brand that consumers can add to egg dishes such as omelettes, allowing them to make dishes that are cheaper but still nutritious, it says.

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