24-May-2013 - Cash-strapped consumers are becoming increasingly savvy about how to minimise bills by hunting out the best grocery deals, revealed a new survey by grocery think-tank IGD.
24-May-2013 - Only a handful of employees at Kellogg will be privy to the secret recipe of its newly formulated Special K brand for Europe as the cereal giant works to stave off mounting private label mimics.
24-May-2013 - There is an urgent need for freshness in the cake sector with strongest demands from Asia and South America, a Puratos brand manager says.
24-May-2013 - Europeans are among the most apathetic people in the world about their health as they age – creating big challenges for manufacturers of healthy foods targeting this growing demographic, suggests new research from Fonterra.
23-May-2013 - Mintel analyst Laura Jones tells BeverageDaily.com that use of monk fruit as an all-natural, zero calorie sweetener has tripled in the past five years, but says she believes it still has taste issues to overcome.
23-May-2013 - Mid-calorie carbonated soft drink manufacturers must deal with the aftertaste issues associated with stevia, as the natural sweetener becomes more widely accepted by consumers, according to Datamonitor consumer analyst, Melanie Felgate.
23-May-2013 - Fusion flavors are just starting to surface in the patisserie sector with inspiration drawn from Asia in particular, a manager at Pidy says.
23-May-2013 - Fresh, locally-sourced fruit, vegetables and legumes must replace foods high in fat and sugar in the EU’s fund for Most Deprived, says the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA).
23-May-2013 - Trade union Unite has described the threat to 290 Britvic jobs across three UK sites as a ‘bitter blow’and aims to talk with management next week in a bid to save the firm’s historic Chelmsford factory.
22-May-2013 - Strong consumer demand for sugar-free gum – a ‘sweet’ spot of the industry – will lead to exciting new flavors and nutrient delivery, says ingredient supplier Ingredion, with the company’s new encapsulation matrix opening up product developers’ creativity.
22-May-2013 - The rise of discount retailers – along German lines – will create huge challenges and opportunities in Poland’s RTD beverage market through to 2020, says the general manager of Coca-Cola Hellenic Polska.
22-May-2013 - International NGOs accused sustainable palm oil organisation RSPO of lacking credibility and losing consumer faith during a live online debate on Tuesday, including for widespread use of GreenPalm certificates in developed markets.
22-May-2013 - The government is to launch a plan to reduce the nation’s reliance on food and drink imports and increase consumption of UK produce.
22-May-2013 - Innocent co-founder Richard Reed tells BeverageDaily.com that he anticipates the brand will probably attempt to crack Latin America using Coke’s marketing muscle, before launching in the US.
22-May-2013 - Rousselot is up for sale – but competition laws may preclude other gelatine specialists from buying it…And which ingredients are seeing the biggest price fluctuations? FoodNavigator brings you the latest in the world of hydrocolloids.
21-May-2013 - Speciality ingredients supplier Tate & Lyle has acquired Swedish oat beta-glucan manufacturer Biovelop.
21-May-2013 - Chocolate still rules the roost in Sweden, but two improbable sub-segments are set to help the sugar confectionery category grow faster in the next five years, according to market analysts Canadean.
21-May-2013 - Turkish consumers’ interest in health and wellness is still in its infancy but growing rapidly, and means big opportunities for manufacturers of organic dairy products – particularly those targeted to children, according to Euromonitor.
21-May-2013 - Fraunhofer researchers in Germany have come up with a new method of adding omega-3 fatty acids to sausages, to allow German consumers to continue eating their favourite foods, but with the main nutritional benefit of fish.
21-May-2013 - With a value growth of 4.3% expected between 2012 and 2017, the prepared meals sector has been showing above-average growth in Japan.