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Funding for Scotland’s food industry

Rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing has announced that Scottish food and drink companies will benefit from more than £4.6 million of funding from the latest round of food processing, manufacturing and co-operation grants.

Posted 17 November 2017

Mintel says Brits are cutting down on yellow fats and edible oils

New research from Mintel reveals that over three in five (62%) Brits who buy butter, spread, oil and fat say they are frying less food at home now compared to a few years ago, while 43% say they are buying fewer bread products and 42% say they are baking less at home.

Posted 16 November 2017

Trolli unveils festive gummy sweets

As Christmas approaches, UK confectionery supplier Innovative Bites is welcoming the Trolli Santa Gummi multipack to its existing Trolli range of products.

Posted 14 November 2017

Round Up: Processing

Here is your weekly round-up of processing news. Next week’s round-up will focus on Shelf Life news.

Posted 14 November 2017

New Nutrition Business discusses good carbs, bad carbs trend

According to 10 Key Trends in Food, Nutrition and Health 2018, the annual trends report from New Nutrition Business, consumers’ quest for better carbohydrates and fewer carbohydrates is creating a wealth of opportunities.

Posted 14 November 2017

Toluna unveils package design testing tool

Digital consumer insights provider Toluna has announced the launch of PowerPack, its new automated tool developed to provide marketers with relevant consumer feedback on package design concepts.

Posted 13 November 2017

Innova Market Insights unveils Top Trends for 2018

According to Innova Market Insights, four in ten US and UK consumers have increased their consumption of “healthy foods,” seven in ten want to know and understand ingredients lists, one in five in the US are most influenced by “real” ingredients, and ethical claims on packaging are top of mind.

Posted 10 November 2017