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NPD trend tracker: The Christmas edition!

By Katy Askew

In our last NPD round-up of the year, FoodNavigator gets festive to bring you a selection of Christmas treats being rolled out across retail shelves in Europe this season.

IN PICTURES: All the highlights from the NutraIngredients Awards 2018

NutraIngredients Awards 2018: Highlights

IN PICTURES: All the highlights from the NutraIngredients Awards 2018

By Staff Writer

Our gala evening of celebration in Geneva saw 11 category winners in key industry categories - from ingredients and finished product innovation in large and small firms, to start-ups, and awards for innovation and cutting edge research. Check out our...

SupplySide West 2017: The top picks from the education sessions

SupplySide West 2017: The top picks from the education sessions

By Adi Menayang

It's almost September, which means it's time to start planning for the upcoming SupplySide West Show–billed as the world's largest natural supply show. We know it can be overwhelming to pick through the extensive list of education sessions,...

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

By Nathan Gray

With Vitafoods 2017 just around the corner, we take a look at the latest innovation, product launches, and other interesting offerings at the three-day event. Take a browse through our gallery to see what's on offer!

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Top prebiotic & probiotic NPD trends

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

From ‘better inside’ cereal bars to fibre-filled teas, market analyst Mintel takes us through the top global trends in pre and probiotic new product development (NDP).

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Scouting out Europe's latest free-from innovation at SIAL

By Niamh Michail

What are the latest free-from trends sweeping Europe? How is the mature gluten-free market staying innovative? And how much on-pack prominence should you give to free-from claims? FoodNavigator hit the expo floor at SIAL in Paris to find out.

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Nutra futures

Top 10 nutrition start-ups

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Venture Scanner says 2016 is on pace to be one of the best years ever for health and nutrition start-up investment. We scan the most promising Venture Scanner ventures...

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SPOTLIGHT ON START-UPS

How is Big Food harnessing start-up innovation?

By Niamh Michail

Which food firms are top for scoping out innovative start-ups and harnessing the latest research projects? FoodNavigator takes a look at the different incubator, accelerator and partnering schemes used by industry heavyweights.

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Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

This month on the EU’s Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) we saw evidence that the notorious banned substance DMAA is still in circulation, authorities are keeping an eyes on raspberry ketones and asthma drug ephedrine is being smuggled into...

NutraIngredients 5: Top science stories of 2015

NutraIngredients 5: Top science stories of 2015

By Will Chu

As 2015 draws to an end, NutraIngredients takes the time to look back at the most read scientific research carried out throughout the 12 months. Did any of them have significance for you? The number 1 story is surprising... 

Supplements blocked at the EU border: October

October: Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this month?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The member states were busy with some big cases this month, with the UK catching rogue DMAA shipments, Germany narrowly escaping a Salmonella outbreak and pretty much everyone chipping in on an investigation into a novel nitric oxide enhancer.Read on...

Zooming into protein trends region by region

Zooming into protein trends region by region

By Niamh Michail

Protein has been topping the ‘hottest ingredient’ lists for a while now - but how does demand break down region by region? FoodNavigator looks at some patterns in protein consumption across the world. 

Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this August?

Which supplements were blocked at the EU borders this August?

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

August was a month of excess – with supplements blocked for vitamin content well over the safe limits set in the EU. Find out by how much in this month’s round up of supplements blocked at the EU borders.    

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

Special edition: Immune support

The key market data and ingredients in the immune health sector

By Stephen Daniells

Immune supplement sales were valued at an impressive $2.3 billion in 2013 (Nutrition Business Journal), and in this gallery we look at the key market trends and ingredients for this growing sector. 

Vitafoods 2015: Browsing the beverages

Dispatches from Vitafoods, Geneva

Vitafoods 2015: Browsing the beverages

By Rachel Arthur

Vitafoods Europe - a global nutraceutical event - and Finished Products Europe are in full swing in Geneva this week. And beverages are well represented.

More than a myth: The science behind the Mediterranean diet

More than a myth: The science behind the Mediterranean diet

By Niamh Michail

The benefits of the Mediterranean diet have been firmly established – we all know that we should eatmore fresh fruit and vegetables, use olive oil, eat whole grains, nuts and pulses, a few dairy products and a little meat – but why do we know it?FoodNavigator...

Stakeholders win 5 minutes to state final caffeine case

5 days until EU caffeine crunch time

Stakeholders win 5 minutes to state final caffeine case

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

Last week the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) gave six stakeholders five minutes each to present their thoughts on its draft risk assessment on caffeine, which stated 400 mg of caffeine a day from all sources and single doses of up to 200 mg for...

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