28-Nov-2013 - New superfoods feature in the full list of top 10 food and drink trends for 2014, released by research company Innova Market Insights at the Food Ingredients Europe trade show in Frankfurt, Germany last week.
27-Nov-2013 - Weight management and an ageing population are two major global trends affecting product development and ingredient use in the dairy sector.
25-Nov-2013 - Low carbohydrate food and drinks are making a comeback in Europe – after peaking in 2004 – according to market research group Mintel.
22-Nov-2013 - Food and drink businesses should focus on continuous improvement, over-invest in consumer insight and view innovation as accountable at a profit and loss level to help safeguard innovation in a recession.
11-Nov-2013 - South American food trends offer golden opportunities for UK food and drink manufacturers in the next few years, according to a leading product development expert.
05-Nov-2013 - British company BM Trada has become the world's first certification body to be accredited for a sustainable palm oil scheme.
05-Nov-2013 - French dietary supplement manufacturer Laboratoire Lescuyer is claiming a landmark victory for its Lescuyer product, which is now the first dietary supplement in the European market to receive a favourable opinion from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA).
05-Nov-2013 - Irish cooked meats supplier Dawn Farms has identified two key consumer trends to drive more profitable innovation in meats: 'quest for health and wellness' and 'sustainable lives'.
05-Nov-2013 - New launches of food and drink products containing vitamin K2 almost doubled globally (+183%) between 2008 and 2012, according to research from Mintel.
30-Oct-2013 - Mondelēz International aims to capture market share and grow sales through strategies such as combining brands and targeting trends, including the increasing demand for snacking.
18-Oct-2013 - Mondelēz International’s heat resistant chocolate, new product development and increased penetration in under-represented parts of the world offers the company considerable potential for the future, chocolate head Bharat Puri has claimed.
08-Oct-2013 - Premier Foods, Moy Park and Wyke Farms are just three of the firms short-listed in the food and drink manufacturing Oscars and there’s still time to book your place at the awards ceremony.
04-Oct-2013 - Students from Harper Adams University are hoping to land the top prize of £6,775 in a prestigious European food innovation competition this weekend.
30-Sep-2013 - Innovation is the lifeblood of Britain’s food and drink industry. But, as we all know, many new products fail for a variety of reasons.
23-Sep-2013 - Britain’s consumers think their local independent food and drink businesses are more innovative than all the leading national companies and branded multinational manufacturers, according to new research from Leatherhead Food Research (LFR).
20-Sep-2013 - The future will be all about “plant-based eating”, according to Alpro, which is best known for its soya-based alternatives to dairy products.
13-Sep-2013 - Dairy giant Arla Foods’ artisan cheese brand Unika, launched first in Denmark, is now ready for wider national and international distribution, according to premium foods manager John Gynther.
30-Aug-2013 - Iceland Foods has expressed interest in a student’s prize-winning invention: frozen fruit tea cubes.
20-Aug-2013 - A gag about Cadbury’s chocolate Wispa bar has been voted the funniest joke of the 2013 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
19-Aug-2013 - Wall’s Ice Cream is aiming to scoop up colourful extra sales with the launch of the world’s first glow in the dark Cornetto.
02-Aug-2013 - Traditional pub food remains cash-conscious consumers’ favourite eating out choice, according to new research from market analyst Mintel.
09-Jul-2013 - Tetra Pak may be downplaying UK dairy processors’ potential for growth in the flavoured milk market, Andy Smith, UK and Ireland marketing manager at the firm, has claimed.
08-Jul-2013 - Robinsons Breweries could double its annual volume sales, according to the company, after it has seen Iron Maiden’s premium beer Trooper, launched eight weeks ago, sell more than 1M pints.
02-Jul-2013 - Arla Foods Ingredients says its "radical" new concept 'Staging' will shake up the lucrative infant formula category as it is developed on the basis of how breast milk composition changes in lactation.
10-Jun-2013 - More creative use of oily fish in new product development (NPD) would help increase its consumption to advised levels, according to a prominent nutritionist.