Cottage cheese solution

In an attempt to tackle the problem of watery cottage cheese, Arla Foods Ingredients has developed a new clean label protein solution, which is simply added to the dressing (cream) that is combined with the curds to make cottage cheese.

New Ritz snacks

Savoury biscuit brand Ritz is launching Ritz Crisp & Thin, aimed at the growing demand for savoury snacks in the UK.

Food for thought

Women spend two and a half hours a day talking or thinking about food, according to a recent survey commissioned by Nature Valley. Men spend slightly less time doing so, dedicating around two hours a day to food thoughts. As a woman working in the food and drink industry, it’s fair to say that I […]

Turkish delight

A new addition to its growing list of ready meals ingredients has been unveiled by Snowbird foods. Its Lamb Koftes are irregularly shaped pieces, which are fully cooked and frozen as part of the production process so they can easily be incorporated within prepared ready meals. They contain in excess of 90% lamb and the […]

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New brand strategy for Coca-Cola portfolio

Coca-Cola Great Britain (CCGB) has announced that it will be unifying the Coca-Cola portfolio of products – including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coca-Cola Zero and Coca-Cola Life – under a new one-brand strategy to promote the full choice of Coca-Cola variants. Over the years, as consumer taste, preference and lifestyles have changed, Coca-Cola has launched and […]

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Nut butters

Pip & Nut is shaking up the nut butter category with the launch of three new products: Peanut Butter, Almond Butter and Coconut Almond Butter. High protein with vitamin E and magnesium, the natural butters are made from just-roasted nuts and a sprinkling of sea salt, with no refined sugar, additives or palm oil. Pip […]

Research into consumers’ daily nutrient purchases

Market research company Euromonitor International has examined the amount of nutrients purchased per person per day through packaged food and soft drinks products. The data tracks energy, fat, saturated fat, carbohydrates, sugar, salt, protein and fibre in 54 countries globally. According to the research, the world buys 1.5 trillion calories a day, with the average […]

INGREDIENTS: Weekly round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Ingredients news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at Hydrosol is meeting the rising demand for meat-free alternatives with new all-in compounds for the manufacture of vegetarian and vegan cold cuts, and alternatives to hot […]


SHELF LIFE: Round-up

Here is your weekly round-up of Shelf Life news. If you have a news item you would like to submit for next week’s round-up, please contact Carly Wood at The Coca-Cola Company will roll out the global brand Fanta in a frozen carbonated format in Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Sweden and Denmark initially, with […]

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