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The rewards of operating a sustainable business far outweigh the costs. Pic: Beneo/Pressebild

Guest article

Sustainability in troubling times

By Gill Hyslop

Following the global panic buying that surrounded Covid-19, a range of issues – like supply chain robustness, raw material production and consistency – have been brought into sharp focus, says Christoph Boettger, member of the executive board at BENEO.

Wellbeing is a key long-term purchasing behaviour driver giving food producers a growing – and profitable – opportunity to push the boundaries. Pic: Beneo/123rf

Guest article

Looking beyond the (clean) label

By Gill Hyslop

The term clean label has yet to be clearly defined, but it is generally agreed it refers to foods that are free from artificial ingredients and are minimally processed. As an increasing number of consumers now expect clean label as standard, Myriam Snaet,...

Baked goods, like bread, offer a good vehicle to introduce inulin. Pic: GettyImages/HeikeRau

Focusing on inulin in 2020

By Gill Hyslop

The functional fibre space is ripe for innovation, particularly as consumers continue to struggle to consume the recommended daily intake of fibre.

Digestive health is fast becoming a priority for consumers, something the bakery industry can capitalise on. Pic: Beneo

Bakery innovation: Guest article

Digestive health drives bakery innovation

By Gill Hyslop

Dubbed a ‘mega-trend’ in 2010, heighted consumer awareness in gut-health continues to significantly influence product development and reformulation, says Katrien Lambeens, product manager at Beneo.

More consumers are studying labels to see what they are putting into their bodies than ever before. Pic: ©GettyImages/alexskopje

Health continues to influence snacking trends

By Gill Hyslop

Consumers across the globe are increasingly receiving ‘healthy lifestyle’ messages from governments and key influencers, which is continuing to drive attentiveness towards a shift in consumer mindsets. Thomas Schmidt, marketing director at BENEO, discusses...

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