Gut check

With consumers increasingly making purchasing decisions based on the healthiness of their food, shoppers are interested in gaining more information about probiotics (and a lot of foods) and their health benefits.

Deep inflation

Inflation has increased sharply in recent months in many countries around the world compounded by supply chain problems and the rising price of energy. 

All you can sweet

ISM kicked off last weekend with the leading trade fair presenting the latest trends and new products for the sweets and snack sector. As you would expect, a full spectrum of categories – from plant-based to immune-boosting and full of energy products – was on show.

Perfect harmony?

Coca Cola’s new packaging across the entire range of drinks, along with a brand new flavour, Mocha, is causing a bit of debate online.

Shop and go

A trial store with no tills allows customers to complete their shop without scanning a single product, or having to go through a checkout. Can it help food and drink makers?

Festive feasts

In the week of Christmas and leading up to the New Year, we’re bringing you more on some of the festive treats available.

Putting words in our mouths

Researchers gathering data on consumers’ understanding of health claims and their preferences provides critical insights for food manufacturers, retailers and marketers to communicate more effectively about the health benefits of foods and drinks.


Food and Drink Technology