Eight out of ten out-of-home consumers ‘rarely or never’ try new alcoholic drinks, according to Canadean.
Real Good Food has snapped up cake decoration specialist Rainbow Dust Colours for £4m ($6m) to edge further into the growing global sugar-craft category, its marketing head says.
Jan-Willem Van der Kamp from TNO has been voted as BakeryandSnacks’ Personality of the Year 2014 for his leadership on HealthBread - an EU project to develop healthier breads.
The UK’s Cereal Killer Café and Simply Crispy Crisp Sandwich Café spark nostalgia among adults but also appeal to a bubbling backlash against national health obsessions, says Euromonitor International.
If elected, a UK Labour government will introduce limits on the levels of fat, salt and sugar that manufacturers are allowed to include in food marketed towards children.
Despite challenging times in the ingredient business there exist excellent opportunities particularly for mid-sized ingredient firms, concludes Nordic strategy and marketing agency Invenire. Analyst Patricia Wiklund unpicks key trends from...
The start-up explosion in bakery, cereal and snacks will continue as online shopping booms and consumers seek out the extraordinary, says Mintel.
Fage UK has launched a TV campaign aimed at changing the British consumer perception that Greek yoghurt is a “one dimensional product.”
As a trade journalist I sometimes pinch myself – not too hard – and recall that I’m lucky enough to cover such an exciting industry and everything from Coke’s latest...
It’s time to get out our crystal balls and predict the hottest trends in the European food and drink sector for the year ahead. What’s in store for 2015?
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Waters connoisseur Michael Mascha believes hydration alone is boring and believes that premium water brands should push their epicurean credentials to emphasize distinctive terroir and taste.
Confectionery manufacturers are expected to put twists on classic Easter eggs in 2015 as consumers start to display Easter treats at home like works of art, according to Barry Callebaut.
From Bowser Beer for dogs and a Japanese sports drink targeting a moon landing, to CSDs with jelly and China’s ban on ‘vampire drinks’ – 2014’s seen its fair share...
David Thorrold, CEO of the world’s largest monk fruit extract supplier BioVittoria insists the sweetener can complement rival stevia to achieve a better-tasting product – as the experience of successful...
Enjoying a special occasion, opportunistic eating and social pressures are just some of the drivers behind unhealthy snacking – factors that could be used to drive change, researchers claim.
Wine Intelligence warns that a bifurcating UK wine market means that more consumers are trading up, while more are also trading down, and predicts this will leave scant space for...
Most eating in developed countries is prompted by psychological factors – not by hunger, according to a peer-reviewed paper from the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST).
Cargill and Innova Market Insights have highlighted key trends for chocolate in 2015 including the rise of real fruit inclusions, texture claims and transparent ingredient labelling.
Mid-life consumers aged 45-54 purchase chocolate regularly and sustainable messaging should capture their attention, says Canadean.
Probiota 2015 will return to Amsterdam next February, where global prebiotic, probiotic and microbiota focused industries and researchers will come together to bridge the gap between cutting edge science and business strategy....
Many British consumers feel guilty about snacking and even more associate it with ‘breaking’ a diet plan, research finds.
Companies cannot expect consumers to pay for sustainable food supply chains, a report has found.
With sales of $176.7 billion this year functional foods are a hot growth sector. But which ingredients, sectors and countries are the best bets for product launches?
To understand Functional Foods you must see it as a strategy to add value to processed foods, says the president and founder of the HealthyMarketingTeam, Peter Wennstrom, in this guest article....