The health-conscious yet frugal consumer is increasingly difficult to convince, even when presented with a plethora of health and nutrition claims on pack. So, just how can manufacturers prompt that purchase?
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...
Britons spends four times as much on snacks as their Spanish
counterparts, eating their way through €17.3 billion a year, finds
a new report highlighting the ongoing opportunities for players in
the snack industry.
A new bakery capable of producing up to 70 million bread loaves per
year is set to be built in Moscow by Swedish firm Cerealia to serve
the growing convenience food industry with cosmopolitan products -
and by-pass customs duties,...
UK group Bakery Services is being increasingly hamstrung by a
business model which means that more than 80 per cent of its
revenue is exposed to the changing strategy of a single chain store
group hosting its bakery operations, writes...
Ready-to-go food products continue to meet the needs of the UK
consumer, say market analysts Mintel, reflecting current
growth trends in the food industry and confirming the future
direction for food manufacturers playing to the UK...
Manufacturer CSi claims that its new range of pallet conveyors
offers food processors a number of useful innovations. The
equipment is made of stainless steel and aluminium, features
ultrasound sensors instead of photocells and is...