Food and drink start-ups must understand their market and competition and prove their product could disrupt it and bring benefits for retailer before approaching a buyer, according to Sainsbury.
Food is more important than celebrities and fashion for younger consumers, but the sector has yet to take advantage of its growing audience, new research has claimed.
The finalists of Ecotrophelia UK 2015 – a competition which challenges students to develop new eco-friendly food – have been announced by the Institute of Food Science & Technology and Campden BRI.
Voakes Free From nailed the top prize at the FreeFrom Food Awards 2015 for its Traditional Raised Pork Pie.
The manufacturing yield and fibre content of processed meats can be boosted by Ulrick and Short’s Complex F protein, claims the firm.
Mexican food manufacturer Santa Maria has posted £30.4M in value sales for the 52 weeks to February 28 2015 as a result of increased innovation in the sector, the firm claimed.
A fat-burning pizza, sexy lollipops, lemon cupcake popcorn and chorizo and pumpkin ravioli all feature in our list of the latest food and drink innovations.
Changing consumer needs and an increasingly challenging market will continue to push cereal manufacturers to develop convenience products, Bokomo Foods’s ceo John Hiles has said.
The latest thinking in food and drink new product development (NPD) will be featured in seminar called ‘Breakthrough Innovation’ taking place in London on April 14.
Tesco plans to use the average nutrient profiles of food within its shoppers’ baskets as a means of informing its future new product development (NPD) and providing targeted healthy eating...
Small scale food and drink manufacturers have a key weapon in the battle to bring innovative new products to market – patience, according to the boss of one business.
Over 300 products have been entered for the new product development (NPD) showcase at this year’s Natural Food Show at London's ExCel centre.
The UK could soon follow an emerging trend in the US, where a number of food processors without in-house new product development (NPD) facilities are making use of external test...
A specialist cake company in Birmingham has recreated the unearthed bones of Richard III in chocolate and cake.
Innovation is likely to shape the future of the future industry in a market dominated by lack of growth, price pressure from food retailers and changing consumer behaviour, according to...
Tactical insight into the food and drink industry of tomorrow is the aim of a new one-day conference exploring how businesses can harness innovation to benefit their bottom line.
Oil uptake in fried products, such as potato chips, can be reduced using Elea’s pulsed electric field system, the company claims.
A salt reduction ingredient that maintains the flavour and the properties of bread dough has been developed for the bakery sector.
Key consumer trends will continue to drive manufacturers towards developing innovative products that contain nuts and seeds, says the Almond Board of California.
Healthier children’s formats, natural and raw ingredients and mid-morning options are among the 2015 healthy snack bar trends picked out by Lizzie Conlon, food developer and nutritionist at Food Innovation...
Glanbia Nutritionals will step up its lactoferrin production capabilities for its Bioferrin brand of bovine lactoferrin after a large investment, it has announced.
Drying exotic fruits such as papayas, lychees, mangos and dragon fruit increases ease of access, as well as allowing them to be produced in a greener and more economic way,...
A Sheffield ice cream maker is celebrating a £50,000 investment from the Dragons’ Den TV programme for her East Asian-inspired ice creams.
Consumer demand for simpler labels is driving manufacturers to formulate 'label-friendly' products, according to Tate & Lyle (T&L) director of applications Jim Carr.
A protein-boosting ingredient for manufacturers of dairy products, sports nutrition, snacks and snack bars, and power blends has been developed by protein specialist Rousselot.