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HMT Trend Report 2019 Discount

Download HMT’s Global Gamechangers 2019 report on how to make health trends work for your brand.

Health claims legislation in need of reform

By: European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) The Nutrition and Health Claims Regulation (NHCR) was designed to improve consumer protection and has been successful in...

Identifying new peptides for sports nutrition

The sports nutrition space is growing as consumers are becoming more aware of the link between health, frequent exercise and good nutrition. Increasingly, consumers are looking for plant-based...

Food and drink needs to look and taste good in today’s social media age

By Edward Bergen , Global Food and Drink Analyst, Mintel In the age of Instagram, it’s no longer adequate for food and drink to simply taste good. Brands must also focus on visually stimulating...
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Making healthier choices simple

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?

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...
BASF peptides

Functional sports ingredients by intelligent design

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

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...
Products for the social media generation

Products for the social media generation

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

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

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,...

Success of new food supplements depends on NPD

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...