All news articles for October 2021

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Whole Foods reveals top 10 food trends to watch next year

By Mary Ellen Shoup

What will be trending in 2022? According to Whole Foods' annual food trends report, consumers are seeking products that contribute to their personal definition of wellbeing, whether it be less-boozy beverages, leafy greens grown locally, or ice cream...

Davina Steel produces a range of gluten free baked goods from a purpose-built commercial bakery in East Anglia. Pic: Davina Steel Gluten Free

Davina Steel Gluten Free’s export sales soar

By Gill Hyslop

While the UK has seen supply chain issues and shortages in the food sector, gluten free bakery brand Davina Steel is experiencing a massive surge in export orders.

The HGV driver shortage in the UK is attracting a vast pool of job hopefuls. Pic: GettyImages/Ariel Skelley

Global interest in truck driver jobs in the UK skyrockets

By Gill Hyslop

Analysis of Google search data reveals that online searches across the globe for ‘truck driver UK’ exploded by 1,300% from 26 September, when petrol and HGV driver shortages in the UK became a widespread phenomenon.

Kellogg's has publicly addressed the strike by 1,400 workers at its RTE cereal plants in the US. Pic: Kellogg Company

US cereal giant denies threats to move jobs to Mexico

By Gill Hyslop

Kellogg Company has responded to the workers strike, denying allegations by the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) that it threatened to move production outside the US if it didn’t agree to proposals.

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Mintel: Health ingredients to watch in 2022

By Nikki Hancocks

New health ingredients to watch in 2022 include hyaluronic acid, marigold, l-theanine, and ginseng, as consumers search for products that can support their eyes, mood and healthy ageing.

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