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Snacks & health conscious consumers: Fortification, natural ingredients, & free-from claims

'People don’t pick up crisps and think: 'I wish these had more Vit C!'' Analysts on snacks and nutrition

There’s no doubt that consumers want healthier snacks, but fortification is not necessarily the answer, say Euromonitor and Datamonitor analysts.

Special Edition: Powered up and packing nutritional punch 

Health claims and indulgence can go 'hand in hand' for breakfast cereals: Mintel

Cereal is "playing catch up" with breakfast alternatives that have mastered the pairing of health claims and indulgence, says Mintel.

Special Edition: Powered up and packing nutritional punch

Fortification future? Fiber will rise, protein will fall...

High-protein foods have evolved into a mainstream category with snacks standing strong, but the trend will start to lose its muscle to high-fiber so industry will have to be clever,...

Eco-friendly innovation will shape the future of the food industry

New technologies and innovative ingredients are likely to structurally change the food supply chain in the near future, says a report by Rabobank.

Irish Dairy Board to become Ornua ahead of EU milk quota abolition

The Irish Dairy Board (IDB) plans to go back to its roots, with an Irish language name change, ahead of the April 2015 European Union (EU) milk quota abolition.

UK energy bar sales triple and set to rise

Sales in the energy bar and nutrition market in the UK have been growing at a faster rate than the US tripling in the past five years to reach €137m,...

Special edition: Botanicals

What are the top 10 botanicals in Europe?

Botanical supplements are popular among consumers of all ages in Europe, but what are the most popular? As part of our special edition on botanicals, NutraIngredients counts down the top...

Special edition: Botanicals

Botanicals in Europe: EU-backed study offers consumer insights

Botanical ingredients may have a long history of use in traditional remedies and herbal medicine, but how do they fit it to the lives of modern consumers?

Special edition: Botanicals

Huge potential for botanicals in energy drinks

Consumers are looking for alternatives to artificial caffeine, meaning even greater opportunities for botanicals in the energy drink market, with small start-ups leading the way.

FOCUS ON...ENERGY DRINKS

Work hard, play hard: Tough Saudi Arabia energy drink market could reap rewards

Tough government regulations on energy drinks means the Saudi Arabian market is a challenging one, but it’s also a land of opportunity for US and European brands, says Euromonitor International. ...

Wearable devices to track personal nutrition by 2020

Technology that helps consumers tailor what they eat to their specific health requirements – so-called ‘personalised nutrition’ – will take off over the next five years, the head of intelligence...

NutraIngredients Awards, May 6 2015, Geneva

Last call! Entries in the inaugural NutraIngredients Awards close today

There is still time to enter the NutraIngredients Awards – but not much – entries formally close ttoday in seven categories from Finished Products in Immunity to our Editor’s Choice...

Win a free place at Food Vision: Uniting nutrition and food. Cannes, France. March 18-20, 2015

Food Vision debuts Big Debates in Cannes

The 2015 Food Vision Big Debate will take place on 19 March 2015 during the truly global event for food and drink industry business leaders. It will be a highlight...

News in brief

Giusto Faravelli reaches final of European Business Award

Italian company, Giusto Faravelli, has reached the final of the European Business Awards.

Sports nutrition specialists eye 'Big Energy' with formula innovations

Specialist sports nutrition firms are using sector knowledge to compete in the energy drinks space that is dominated by the 'Big Energy' beverage giants.

News in brief

Scandinavian herring roe starting to deliver on omega-3 promise

Herring by-products like immature roe are proving a bountiful source for omega-3s in Norway, with research showing strong market potential.

sugar-free sports drinks

‘A lucrative opportunity:’ Can Aussie sports drinks wrestle sales from soft drinks?

The Australian sports drinks market will continue to grow: but sugar-free versions present an opportunity to shake up the sector, according to research firm TechNavio. 

Guest article

Why start-ups will drive the future of health & wellness

Good news for would-be entrepreneurs – and even for executives inside big companies who long to create something new. In health and wellness, it is start-ups that are taking the...

54 countries, 57,000 food brands. “No one else is doing this research.”

Euromonitor debuts nation-based nutrition data cruncher

Market analyst Euromonitor International has debuted a tool that for the first time breaks down  a country’s total nutritional inputs into eight categories from calories to proteins to fibres....

Algae and plant protein potential limited by scale, says Mars agriculture chief

Lack of scalability still prevents algae and plant proteins from being used as major food sources, according to Mars chief agricultural officer Howard-Yana Shapiro.

Probiotic industry value set to reach £29bn

Sales of probiotic food, drink and supplements are set to reach £29bn by 2018, as consumers seek food-based answers to health issues, according to one expert commentator.

Food Vision 2015 programme unveiled

The Food Vision 2015 programme centres on the theme of responsible innovation, and includes parallel sessions on food and nutrition for the first time.

Probiota 2015, February 3-5, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

6 days to go! Probiota 2015 unveils game-changing innovation in pre- & probiotics

Probiota 2015 in Amsterdam is less than a week a way - a rare place where business leaders and leading researchers gather to transfer knowledge and innovation in the dynamic...

News in brief

Cumin prices on the up, but supplier suggests spike is temporary

Cumin prices have hit the highest level since late 2013 over fears that this year’s harvest may be smaller than previous years, but UK-based supplier EHL Ingredients suggests that pre-harvest...

Does the edible bugs trend have the legs to succeed?

Not a week goes by without media headlines talking about the potential of insects to help feed the world. But where does that potential really lie?