Reporting from the coalface to bring you breaking news in the bakery and snacks sector is our game plan for 2017. Next year, we will delve into safety strategies, smart...
In 2016 15% of new food products launched in Europe employed themes concerning texture combinations – often on well-established product types such as yoghurt. FoodNavigator looks at some of the...
CCL Industries (CCL) has entered into an agreement to acquire Innovia for approximately $1.13bn, expected to close Q1, 2017.
The price of food heavily influences assumptions about nutritious quality and even effects the health issues consumers worry about, a series of experiments at Ohio State University has found
Food and beverage is one of the UK’s fastest moving, most dynamic industries: market trends can change rapidly, and the desires and tastes of customers can be difficult to predict....
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Back in 2014 I interviewed Hans Jöhr, who at the time was corporate head of agriculture at Nestlé. We had a (refreshingly) open discussion about certification schemes. Some of them...
It's good news for consumers but not for world farmers as Rabobank predicts low food prices in 2017 due to high global stock levels– despite instability in Europe and America.
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is developing a taste for luxury products, especially premium bakery goods, snacks and confectionery.
A Mintel report shows that the Chinese snack food sector is fragmented, with the top 10% companies accounting for only 11.7% of market share.
Over one-third of consumers worldwide carefully read food labels, scanning for ingredients on their “must avoid” list, Euromonitor recently found.
The UK’s vote to withdraw from the European Union has prompted more requests from French companies to export to the UK, says the French Trade Commission.
A coalition of European health organisations is campaigning for later watershed times and restricted product placement for adverts and television marketing unhealthy food and alcohol.
Bakery producers are looking to escalate the fight against the negativity that surrounds the sector, particularly in the developed Western packaged bakery markets, according to Mintel’s global annual review.
Bread from Denmark contains almost 10% less salt than it did five years ago but smaller producers can do more, says the National Food Institute (NFI).
Though its baked goods market is 125 times smaller than its counterpart in Europe, China still holds enormous potential for businesses exactly because of this low per-capita consumption.
Tetra Recart, part of dairy processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak, is strengthening its portfolio of long shelf life food products globally.
Italian producers strutted their stuff at 2016 Real Italian Wine & Food (RIWF) in London last week, unconcerned about the effects of Brexit
The free-from grains trend is gaining pace as gluten-free becomes a global standard in the bakery industry, wrote Euromonitor’s senior insight analyst Pinar Hosafci.
Brash, billionaire businessman Donald Trump is America's president elect. While some FoodNavigator readers foresee "authoritarian tactics" from "an unpredictable man" others are looking forward to "a thriving business environment" for the US and Europe. ...
Philibert Savours created mini panettone cakes with dates for the MENA market at Gulfood Manufacturing last week.
The Welsh Government is taking domestic companies including bakers on a trade mission to Madrid, Spain, in an effort to grow its F&B industry by 30% by 2020.
EU wheat and oilseed farmers have been hit hard by uncompromising weather conditions and limitations on plant protection products, resulting in drastically reduced yields.
Mintel has picked out its top trends for 2017 - a must for food and drink manufacturers wishing to stay ahead of the curve. FoodNavigator takes a look at some them....
Food manufacturers across the board are jumping on the gluten-free bandwagon, with the breakfast cereal sector leading the way.