Back to the Roots want to go beyond providing consumers with packaged food that has a simple ingredient list – it wants to give them the exact recipe so they can recreate the product; and big names in the food and tech world want to help the company do...
Rabobank has highlighted three ways The European Food & Agribusiness (F&A) can recuperate €60bn in losses from food waste by; harvesting and handling crops, packaging food; and monitoring fresh produce.
MULTINATIONAL CLAIMS WORLD'S FIRST 'EDIBLE WEARABLE'
Food manufacturers have pampered to health-conscious Europeans with a raft of new fruit-based product launches in 2013, with overall fruit ingredient launches up 22% over the preceding year, according to Innova Market Insights.
A ‘claim free’ trend may be set to emerge, with consumers becoming blind to complicated labels and pack assertions they may clamour for simple, natural ingredients they can understand without explanation.
Most people consider fresh fruit and raw vegetables healthy snack choices, according to a recent survey from market research organization Mintel, but a surprising number think cookies and ice cream are also healthy snacks.
Taura has launched an ingredients range that it claims allows manufactures to combine 100% ultra rapid concentrated (URC) fruit and vegetables with other ingredients for the first time in premium confectionery and baked goods.
Baobab – the African superfruit packing an unparalleled nutritional punch – is being tested by a major player in the cereals sector and is set to feature in a clutch of new launches later this year from granola to chocolate covered fruit snacks.
The UK market for nuts, seeds and dried fruit reached £547m last year reflecting the continuing trend towards healthy eating and a revived interest in home-baking, according to the latest food report from global research organisation, Mintel.