Markets and Trends

©GettyImages / Alikaj2582

Scientists create butter-like spread with 80% water

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Cornell University food scientists have created a low-calorie butter-like spread that consists of 80% water and minuscule drops of vegetable oil and milk fat, mimicking the look and texture of dairy butter without the use of artificial stabilizers.

Getty | Yacobchuk

Trend tracker: Shoppers shun magic potions and seek simplicity

By Nikki Cutler

Consumers worldwide are shunning idealistic and unrealistic health goals touted by celebs and influencers and embracing more personalised preventative measures in a bid to take control of their health, according to new market insight.

getty | minoandriani

The vegan athlete: Opening opportunities

By Nikki Cutler

The number of vegan athletes is growing and so are the opportunities for vegan supplement sales, according to a sports nutritionist who will reveal the biggest industry opportunities at NutraIngredients’ upcoming Sports Nutrition Summit.

© Getty Images / Aleksandr_Kravtsov

LifeScienceRisk rolls out cannabis insurance program

By Stephen Daniells

LifeScienceRisk (LSR) has launched a new cannabis program for the booming category, with coverage for all stages of the chain, from growers and processors right through to retail stores.

HIDDIT vegan

Editor's Spotlight: Startup Focus

Trendy innovations from triathlete-focused trailblazer

By Nikki Cutler

One year on from his moment in the spotlight as a 'trailblazer' at NutraIngredients Sports Nutrition Summit last year, triathlete-focused brand founder Tony Van Campen is making waves across Europe with a series of on-trend innovations.

Follow us

Featured Events

View more


View more