The organic sector has cultivated a culture of ethical awareness among consumers that conventional manufacturers are now cashing in on – and new product development is vital for the sector to retain its value, say experts.
With 93% of consumers saying they don’t trust product health claims, naturally functional foods have instant appeal – but if companies highlight the science and regulation behind claims all stand to benefit, say analysts.
The Japanese diet can rival the Mediterranean diet for both health benefits and consumer pulling-power – with the added bonus of 'undiscovered' ingredients waiting to be developed by Western food manufacturers.
Bursting with nutrients and boasting an impressive growth rate, the future of hemp seed is bright– but what’s the best way for manufacturers to cash in on a product that is connected – mistakenly but understandably – with an illegal drug?
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...