Next-gen food colourings like Merck’s new silica-based pigment could offer a compromise between colouring foodstuffs and synthetic products. Yet, experts have questioned potential for consumer acceptance.
Snacks, drinks, condiments, and other food and beverage favorites are fueling consumer demand for convenience with single-serve packaging. Here are some notable examples of one-shot containers seen on retail shelves.
Finger foods that are specifically designed for people suffering from Alzheimer's disease could help those suffering with the condition to eat more and improve their nutritional status, say researchers.
Engaging consumers with creative packaging can help encourage trial, build your brand, and increase loyalty. These food and beverage packages use interactive ideas to encourage shoppers to buy, eat, drink and play.
Texture is important for the liking of a food, but it also offers valuable clues to our expected feelings of fullness. Now experts believe that subtle alterations in food texture can trick us into feeling fuller for longer.
Increasing health awareness, rising food and safety concerns and improved purchasing power in emerging economies will drive growth in the global active, intelligent and smart food and drink packaging market.
A new report from Reuters Business Insight suggests that as overall
consumer spending on the food and drink industry continues to fall
packaging is becoming an increasingly important means of sustaining
US food colour manufacturer D.D. Williamson has developed a caramelised
apple product from 100 per cent apple juice concentrate. The
company claims that food and beverage processors using the
caramelised apple product may label it...
A survey of Spanish consumers shows that most believe the quality
and safety of food and drink products is high - and that trust in a
brand or a retailer is one of the key factors when it comes to
choosing what to buy.