News and Updates

CBD oil

Food fad or lasting trend: Will CBD live up to the hype?

28/06/2019 Market News
CBD extract is the latest trendy ingredient to take the food and beverage world by storm – but is it just a fad or are CBD-infused products here to stay? Products made with hemp-derived ingredients...

Opportunities in plant-based protein

20/06/2019 Market News
Concerns about the health and environmental impacts of eating too much meat and dairy have led a growing number of consumers to embrace a flexitarian diet. Combined with the growing interest in...

Veganism 2.0: Animal-free food goes mainstream

20/06/2019 Market News
Mainstream consumers’ growing interest in plant-based foods is a major driver for vegan product development, but so is the normalisation of veganism itself. As a result, the image of veganism is...
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Meet the exhibitors: Avebe

Some see potato, we see potential. What do you see? With this motto, Avebe takes an active role in the development of appealing, nutritional and healthy food products with potato-based solutions...
Atze Jan van der Goot

How sustainable are meat alternatives?

09/05/2019 Speaker Interviews
FEATURED SPEAKER Fi Conference 2019 Meat alternatives made from pulses generally are more environmentally sustainable than meat, but plant ingredients often are highly processed to maximise protein...
green tea

Making the most of healthy halos

08/05/2019 Market News
Consumers are taking their health into their own hands more than ever, seeking out foods and beverages to prevent and ease health problems – but there is not always good science behind the products...

Opportunities for clean label sugar reduction

06/05/2019 Market News
As more and more consumers worldwide are paying attention to the sugar reduction message what are the clean label options for food companies? Download the full infographic to learn more. Learn more...

Improving functionality with hybrid plant ingredients

03/05/2019 Market News
Interest in plant ingredients is on the rise, but creating hybrid plant ingredients could increase their nutritional value and functionality in foods and drinks. Researchers at the VTT Technical...
Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunt competition: how does it work?

The competition is now closed. April is here, and that means that spring is just around the corner – and so is the Easter bunny! Wherever you are in the world, you may have noticed supermarkets...

What does Europe’s regulatory environment look like?

27/03/2019 Market News
Food manufacturers need to be aware of legislation at both the EU and Member State level when looking to bring new products onto the market. European food labelling law underwent significant change...

What are the factors behind clean label growth?

27/03/2019 Market News
Addressing delegates at the 2018 Health ingredients Europe Conference, Carol DeVito from consultancy Nailbiter said that this was an exciting time in the development of food, particularly given...

Organic alternative oils

27/03/2019 Market News
The selection of oils available to manufacturers goes far beyond commodity crops like soy, canola, sunflower and rapeseed. The unique flavour of oils like those from nuts or olives can give products...