Natural, clean label and healthier options driving flavor developments

NETHERLANDS – New flavor development and innovations are largely driven by growing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options, according to July 2019 Innova Market Insights report. Global flavor developments in food and beverage […]

A quarter of British consumers drinking plant-based milk, Mintel study

UK – A quarter of British consumers are now drinking plant-based milk as a result of shifting trends towards health and wellness as well as environmental concerns, according to a new study by Mintel. The […]

China’s salt intake among the highest in the world, new research

UK – China is confirmed to be among the nations in the world where salt intake is the highest, with most of its population consuming way higher than the recommended amount. According to a new […]

Global breakfast drinks market to reach US$83.83b by 2026

USA – Global breakfast drinks market including gluten-free, starch, lactose-free, high fibre and high protein is expected to reach US$83.83 billion by 2026, growing at a CAGR of around 4.9%, according to a new report […]

OECD-FAO Agriculture Outlook: Higher output to keep food prices low

FRANCE – Growth in agricultural output is expected to keep food prices low over the coming decade, according to an annual report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the UN’s Food and […]

UK’s obese population outnumbers smokers in a ratio of two to one

UK – The number of obese people in the UK has risen high above to smokers in a ratio of two to one, according to recent figures from Cancer Research UK. These concerning revelations were […]

World wheat flour trade estimated to modestly increase in 2019/20

UK – World wheat flour trade is expected to increase slightly in 2019-20, according to the initial estimate from the International Grains Council (IGC). According to a World Grain report, the IGC estimated world trade […]

EU assessment shows similarly branded food products differed in composition

EU – The European Commission has published the results of a study showing that similarly or identically branded food products across the European Union differed in composition. The study which involved an analysis of nearly […]

‘Health’ in plant-based dairy presents potential for brands, DuPont report

USA – DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences report reveals that the ‘health’ aspect in plant-based dairy alternatives presents a strong potential for brands seeking to meet consumer demand for nutritious products. In addition to health benefits, […]

China to overtake US as the world’s largest grocery market by 2023

CHINA – China is set to become the world’s largest grocery market by 2023 in value terms, overtaking the US which has been benefiting from a strengthening economy. According to the latest statistics from international […]