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.
Business news, Food safety, Ingredients, New products, Packaging, Sustainability
Kerry develops natural flavouring solution
In recent years a trend for healthier lifestyles has emerged and consumers have become increasingly aware of the ingredients in their food and drinks.
BV Dairy moves into contract packaging
UK manufacturer of specialist dairy products BV Dairy has begun contract packaging after signing a new long term contract to produce bottled kefir cultured milk drinks.
Business news, Food safety, Ingredients, New products, Packaging
Müller announces €113m investment in UK yogurt & desserts
Müller will invest around €113m over the next three years to facilitate a new generation of branded and private label yogurt and desserts products, made from milk produced by British farmers.
Survey reveals parents’ views on low sugar foods
A survey carried out by parenting website Netmums and the international authority for sugar claims on foods Sugarwise has revealed that 80% of parents regularly look for low or no sugar products for their family, yet 30% of parents say they are unable to find these products in store.
Organic lactose-free yogurt range taps into free from trend
Organic dairy brand Rachel’s has announced the launch of its new organic, lactose-free range.
FrieslandCampina splits its organisation
Royal FrieslandCampina has announced that as of 1 January 2018 it will be splitting its organisation into four global business groups: Consumer Dairy, Specialised Nutrition, Ingredients and Basic Dairy.
Arla launches Pure Dairy campaign
Arla Foods Ingredients has launched a new Pure Dairy campaign to highlight how its range of Nutrilac dairy ingredients satisfies growing consumer demand for natural products.
Jumping on the protein bandwagon
It’s not all that long ago that sports nutrition and protein products were considered the preserve of athletes and bodybuilders. These days, however, it seems everyone wants a slice of the action.
Nestlé explores sale of US confectionery business
Swiss food giant Nestlé is to explore strategic options for its US confectionery business, including a potential sale.
Research dispels correlation between dairy and weight gain
Scientists investigating milk and dairy consumption have largely found no association with obesity in children and adolescents.
BNF survey exposes UK students’ ideas on food and healthy eating
New research from the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) shows that one in ten 14-16 year olds in the UK believe that tomatoes grow underground, and a quarter of primary school children think that cheese comes from plants.
Lycored’s natural colourants on show at IFT
International carotenoid expert, Lycored will be demonstrating the performance of its natural colourants for food and beverages at IFT 17 (25-28 June).
Round Up: Packaging
Here is your weekly round-up of packaging news. Next week’s round-up will focus on processing news. To submit an item for inclusion, please contact Carly Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org.