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Kerry - Making Healthier Choices Simple

Making healthier choices simple

14/11/2018 Market News
Consumers are looking for customised nutrition options to help them lead healthier lives. This personalisation can be related to the consumer’s demographic, for example, senior customers may look for...
Rahul Shinde

Are startups key to successful R&D?

13/11/2018 Market News
Some of the most exciting and disruptive innovation in F&B comes from startups. As a result, more and more established players are looking to incorporate startups into their R&D strategy...

AI identifies new peptides for sports nutrition

13/11/2018 Speaker Interviews
FEATURED SPEAKER Hi Conference 2018 The increasing use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning to support innovation within the F&B industry has led to the discovery of some exciting...
BASF peptides

Functional sports ingredients by intelligent design

13/11/2018 Market News
Protein hydrolysates are a popular functional ingredient in sports nutrition because they provide easily absorbable amino acids that support physical recovery and deliver functional benefits. The...

Supplier quality management is key to safely sourcing raw materials – part III

08/11/2018 Market News
A simple annual review of risk profiles in relation to raw materials and suppliers is not sufficient to ensure quality control. In this third article of a three-part series on supplier quality...
Nadja Rauscher

Top tips for entering the Chinese F&B market

06/11/2018 Speaker Interviews
FEATURED SPEAKER Industry Insights Theatre The Chinese F&B market is developing quickly thanks to a growing urban middle class with higher disposable income. This creates plenty of opportunities...
Products for the social media generation

Products for the social media generation

05/11/2018 Market News
As social media plays a central role in the lives of many millennials and Gen Z, it’s more important than ever for F&B companies to tap into this trend. It’s no longer enough for food to simply...
The evolution of the protein trend

The evolution of the protein trend

05/11/2018 Market News
Demand for protein has increased in recent years and shows no sign of slowing as consumption continues to be linked with healthy lifestyles and weight loss. As consumers become more health-aware and...

Novel sugar alternatives - infographic

30/10/2018 Market News
Sugar reduction remains front of mind for many F&B manufacturers. One of the biggest challenges in reducing or removing sugar is finding an alternative that replaces the functionality of sugar,...
Dr Christopher Zeppenfeld

Sports nutrition paves way for insect protein

26/10/2018 Speaker Interviews
FEATURED SPEAKER Future of Nutrition Summit 2018 Insects are being tipped as a viable solution to growing protein demand, being both sustainable and highly functional. However, there are still a...

Success of new food supplements depends on NPD

26/10/2018 Market News
By: European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) New product development (NPD) is a knowledge intensive multi-stage process where the generation of new ideas and...

Understanding the rise of plant-based protein

26/10/2018 Market News
By Emma Schofield , Global Food Science Analyst, Mintel Plant protein ingredients have a bright future ahead. Major brands have started to experiment with plant-based offerings, illustrating the...