Barry Callebaut’s heralding of a next generation food and drink category following the unveiling of a new formulation will be something to behold.
The food and beverage industry is changing – that much is clear. The relationship between consumers and their food is changing too. Driving forces behind the shift include climate change, digitalisation, as well as health-focused consumers.
I’m currently on my way to learn more about the value of food manufacturing for British innovation.
Pressure to address sustainability and waste in the food sector grows by the day. The world is currently wasting 1.3 billion tonnes of the food produced for human consumption every year.
Insects are already a valued source of nourishment for two billion people. Around 80% of the world’s nations eat insects; approximately 1,700 are edible.
Back in the office after the sunniest of Bank Holidays and it’s with a bleary-eyed view that I read that British consumers care more about how healthy their food and drinks are compared to five years ago.
The government is inviting farmers and the public to have their say on a planned shake-up of the UK’s food industry.
The emergence of the US-based first CBD internet marketplace should come as no surprise. CBD is experiencing explosive growth, and a green wind has been blowing in the online world for some time now.
Every cook needs a well-stocked spice cabinet, regardless of culinary expertise.
According to a report produced by WRAP, around 3.6 million tonnes of food surplus and waste occur in primary production every year, worth some £1.2 billion. Wow.
This week sees the opening of the UK’s first no- and low-alcohol pub (in London). These moves highlight the changes in drinking habits that statistics show have been evolving for some time.
Food provenance business Happerley’s plans to create an epicentre of food transparency in England has been a long time coming.
Consumers have a thirst for novelty and drinks companies are scrambling to slake it.
Now that wellness has made the transition from idealistic to realistic, and has ingrained itself as an option for consumers’ well-being, companies are seeing this translate into noticeable effects on their bottom line.