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GOED EXCHANGE 2016

'Noisy,' 'anxious' language dilutes message of omega-3s, analysts say

Omega-3s messages are “noisy” and “anxious” according to consumer insights shared during the GOED Exchange meeting taking place this week in Tenerife, Spain.

Special edition: Microbiome metrics & advances

Probiotic firms must refresh ‘mumsy’ marketing

Probiotic players must engage the so-called millennial generation if they are to avoid being jostled out of the health yoghurt aisle, says Euromonitor International.  

Food Vision 2016 programme unveiled

Food Vision 2016 will bring together senior-level thought leaders to discuss how the global food industry can harness scientific innovation to meet the demands of the health conscious consumer.

NEWS IN BRIEF

Market research company estimates sports supplement market to surpass $10 billion in 2020

A new market report published by Persistence Market Research projects the global sports supplements market to reach an estimated value of $12.4 billion in 2020.

Do YOU have the guts to take our microbiome quiz?

You may still not be able to put the ‘term’ probiotic on pack in Europe – but there has been plenty to say about the microbiome, what influences it and...

European organic and biotech industries clash over plant breeding techniques

Organic farming body IFOAM EU has called for new plant breeding techniques that are still in the experimental stage to be classed as GM under EU law - but this...

Global whey protein market worth €12bn+ by 2020: Report

The global whey protein market will be worth $13.5 billion (€12.39bn) by 2020 – up from $9.2bn (€8.44bn) in 2015, according to a report from BCC Research.

Don't ignore different flavour preferences of older consumers: Study

Certain flavours, such as ginger or mint, appeal to older consumers more than younger ones, and should be considered along with texture when targetting seniors in new product development (NPD).

Chr. Hansen targets diabetes with next-generation probiotic deal

A collaboration between Chr. Hansen and Caelus Health will focus on the development of Eubacterium hallii as a next generation probiotic for prevention and treatment of metabolic disease. ...

Health takes over New Year food and drink innovations

Health and wellness has dominated the latest food and drink innovations, as businesses attempt to tap into consumers looking to start the year with a healthier diet.

'Night Milk' named in 2016 trends report

With Euromonitor’s newly-released 2016 consumer trends report, Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2016, including a section on selling sleep, Milchkristalle, the company mentioned in the piece, believes its product...

Insects on a plate at food innovation conference

Edible insects, 3D printing and personalised nutrition are just three of the topics under discussion at Food Manufacture’s one-­day innovation conference – New Frontiers in Food and Drink 2016  –...

Plant protein and health-enhancing fat lead 2016 food trends

Protein from plants and health-enhancing fat are the two leading food trends of 2016, according to a new consumer insights report by Canadean.

Crowdsourcing: Fostering openness and innovation

Outsourcing in the nutraceutical industry has traditionally involved partnering with contract research organisations (CROs) to prove new concepts or differentiate unique product formulas - but more recently the industry has seen...

Dispatches from FiE, Paris

Smart combinations: Juices blend fruit and vegetable ingredients for nutritional punch and flavor appeal

Vegetable ingredients may boost the nutritional content of beverages: but when it comes to taste, it’s the fruit flavor that continues to appeal to a mass audience.

Whey dairy poised for huge growth in coming years

Recent reports showcase the extremely bright future of whey as a dairy ingredient, specifically as a means of consumers staying healthy and active.

Entries close Friday January 15th

5-day count down: Last chance to enter the NutraIngredients Awards

It’s not too late to show the nutrition industry what you're made of by entering NutraIngredients’ 2016 Awards. But hurry, entries close Friday January 15th.

Dispatches from FiE, Paris

Refreshment and nutrition drive demand for vegetable ingredients

Vegetable ingredients are winning favor with consumers who value them as a healthy part of their diet, but how will the category evolve in 2016 and beyond?

Guest article

Pulses, purple and portable protein - key baked goods trends for the year ahead

Branding and innovation expert Claire Nuttall – who has worked with many global food and drink businesses – reveals her pick of the trends set to shape the global baked...

‘Internet of food’ could revolutionise personal nutrition: researcher

The ‘internet of food’ could one day tell users what to eat based on their personal health needs, according to a digital health researcher. 

Dear Santa…Nutrition industry writes its wish list for 2016

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the bloc not a firm was stirring, not even the Brussels flock. Nutrition industry stakeholders have hung up their stockings by the...

Step away from the buffet: The recipe to eating a healthy festive dinner

It’s no secret that people eat more than usual during the festive season, but the buffet holds nutritional promise too. We visited a few...

Healthy eating tipped to drive $600m growth in global baking ingredients

Rising demand for healthier and nutrition-rich products has been tipped to drive $600m growth in the global baking ingredients market in the next five years.

Opportunities in China driving strong outlook for supplements in 2016, analyst says

Market analyst Steve Hanson expects continued growth and investment in the dietary supplement and health food spaces in 2016, with opportunities in China leading the way.

Marketing to the ‘elderly’: Overcoming the taboo of getting old

There is a need for public health strategies and products to address Europe's rapidly ageing population – but how easy is it to market such products when nobody wants to admit...