With a clear clean-label trend affecting food formulation across Europe, one of the key sectors is core commodities such as flour, where so-called physically optimised (heat treated) flours are gaining ground on modified starch solutions.
Industry eyes will be on the Anuga food fair in Germany this week,
as organisers focus on the growing health and nutrition market and
the desire for novel products, such as fruit salami, chocolate
surimi and sweet pepper baguettes.
Healthy foods in convenient packaging is a consumer need that is
growing in momentum, according to Datamonitor, with 59 per cent of
European and US consumers seeking a combination of the two selling
A diet plan, a beer and 'light' snacks have come top of the list of
best selling products for this year, according to Information
Resources Inc (IRI), which said its 2005 product ranking results
confirm that nutrition, taste...