2020 Upcoming Trends

As the new year gets underway, it’s a good time to look ahead and think about what the future holds for the food and drink world.

Taking a lead

“This is not about scale. This is about first mover advantage to redefine our industry.” So says IFF CEO Andreas Fibig of the potential merger between IFF and DuPont’s nutrition and biosciences (N&B) business.

Mind over munch

Professor Alan Kelly, take a bow. The food scientist and technologist, at the University College Cork, says the demonisation of processing promotes misunderstanding and mistrust of the ways in which science and manufacturing actually make food better for us.

Lean, green and healthy

Today marks the start of Food Ingredients Europe 2019, the pre-eminent exhibition for new ingredients, technologies, and the challenges and trends that affect the industry.

Planting the seed

Perhaps it is only fitting that in World Vegan Month, The Future of Your Health report finds that while veganism continues to be increasingly popular, it’s still a highly debated topic.

Nature, nurture and technology

Today I’m at Food Matters Live, and one very interesting presentation from Henry Dimbleby, head of the national food strategy, outlined the history of this country’s problem with food production and waste.

Brewing up nicely

The team at Food & Drink Technology has just spent two days at Brau Beviale – the exhibition that focuses on the technology, operations and business issues in the global world of beverage production.

The future look of Food & Drink Technology

With the launch of this November issue, we’re embracing our heritage while redefining it in a contemporary way, bringing you the same level of information but with a bolder, more
captivating look.

Hungry for knowledge

The Food and Drink Federation’s report on productivity in the food and beverage sectors is a hugely welcome addition to what is an ongoing issue for the country as a whole.

Growing bigger

Well, Professor Dame Sally Davies didn’t hold back. Solving Childhood Obesity, the report she produced in her role as the previous chief medical officer for England, spells out the challenge facing the UK.

Smart thinking

Well, Europe… you have been busy! An initiative under the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 innovation programme will be launched next year to encourage development in plant-based foods.

Chocs away

Barry Callebaut’s heralding of a next generation food and drink category following the unveiling of a new formulation will be something to behold.

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