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Everybody Loves Coffee, What About Coffee Protein?

Austin, TX, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Applied Food Sciences (AFS) will debut CoffeeProtein™, the brand-new plant-based protein at SupplySide West. CoffeeProtein™ is an innovative, organic protein extract from green coffee beans. Everybody loves...

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Thirst for cultures changing consumption patterns: study

Consumers are on a big and broad journey of discovery, moving out of their comfort zones to explore bolder flavours and multi-sensory food experiences, according to Innova Market Insights, a global knowledge leader in the food and beverage industry. The desire of...

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Mushrooms Going Mainstream

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (Oct. 8, 2019) – As part of their ongoing Wixon Innovates – a trendspotting project for product development – Wixon taste experts are digging into mushrooms, more specifically, adaptogenic mushrooms. This focus on fungi is rooted in the blossoming...

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Themes for Anuga 2019

Around 7,400 exhibitors from 100 countries are using the world’s most important industry meeting for the food and beverage industry to present their latest trends and innovations. The trend themes reflect the current developments within the industry. According to the...

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Equinom Beefs up Plant-based Meat Products

According to Innova Market Insights' 2018 consumer survey, 49% of U.S. consumers are driven by health when buying meat and dairy alternatives. Plant-based food demand is climbing, with consumers concerned about animal welfare and minimizing their carbon footprint....

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Kicking up the heat in meat

CHICAGO — Some call it hot. Others prefer to say spicy. They are referring to “kick,” that painful, yet pleasurable sensation of the mouth on fire. It’s a sensory experience today’s consumers enjoy that’s intensifying with no signs of abating. Kick typically comes...

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Anuga 2019 set to begin

Anuga, the world’s leading food fair for the retail trade, along with the foodservice and catering markets, will open its doors Oct. 5, and run thru Oct. 9, in Cologne, Germany. Celebrating its 100th year of food innovation, the expo is best described as 10 trade...

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Two Thirds of Americans Are Purchasing Meat Alternatives

According to consumer research recently conducted by Innova Market Insights, around two thirds of consumers in the US say that they are purchasing meat alternatives, with 22% doing so on rare occasions, 10% saying that they always buy meat alternatives, and 36% doing...

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How to achieve (genuinely) clean labels in savoury foods

The UAE is among the region’s largest confectionery markets and the latest ‘Growing Forward’ report from Canada’s Agriculture & Agri Food Department forecasts confectionery sales in the Emirates will surpass US$800 million by 2021 with the chocolate subsector leading...

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International flavors top US snack preferences, study finds

While some companies are merely testing out new and bolder flavors, it may be time to invest more heavily. The trend for more variety is not a passing fad. Between 2013 and 2017, the number of products highlighting "American flavors" declined 7.2%. During the same...

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Almonds retain top spot for product inclusions across Europe

An international new product report from Innova Market Insights has found that almonds remain the most popular nut in new product introductions across Europe, with strong use within confectionery. According to the study, relevance to established health trends, such as...

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Study reveals more Americans buy meat alternatives

Two-thirds of Americans now admit to buying meat alternatives, according to consumer research conducted by Innova Market Insights, The Netherlands. While only 22% purchase from the category on rare occasions, as many as 10% say that they always buy meat alternatives,...

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Equinom Beefs up Plant-based Meat Products

KIBBUTZ GIVAT BRENNER, Israel, Sept. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Seed-breeding specialist start-up Equinom Ltd. is helping food manufacturers unlock the true potential of plant-based meat products. Equinom's innovative designer non-GMO seeds are enabling food companies...

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Allulose could be ‘breakthrough’ sweetener

Chicago | People looking to cut back on sugar may soon start seeing more of a novel ingredient: allulose, a substitute that tastes and performs much like the real thing but with a tenth of the calories and none of the cavity-causing, insulin-spiking drawbacks....

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Trends announced for Anuga 2019

The world’s largest food and drink trade show is just weeks away and key trends are emerging. Taking place 5-9 October in Cologne, Anuga will feature more than 7,400 exhibitors from 100 countries. In 2017, the show attracted 165,000 visitors from 198 countries, making...

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Fiber Never Goes Out of Fashion

Fiber might slip from the radar occasionally but always makes a comeback as consumers continue to refine their diets. According to LuAnn Williams, director of innovation at Innova Market Insights, speaking at IFT 2019, although fiber is linked to satiety and weight...

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Nutrition gets holistic

ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS — Consumers increasingly are taking a holistic approach to nutrition, making mental and emotional health as much of a priority as fitness, endurance or avoiding illness. Interest in holistic health cuts across generations. New research from...

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Cargill invests $75m in Beyond Meat’s pea protein supplier

Cargill, the agricultural trader and processor, is increasing its exposure to pea protein, investing $75m in Puris, which supplies plant-based burger maker Beyond Meat. The move adds to the $25m investment Cargill made early last year into the largest manufacturers of...

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Holistic nutrition cuts across generations

ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS — Consumers increasingly are taking a holistic approach to nutrition, making mental and emotional health as much of a priority as fitness, endurance or avoiding illness. Interest in holistic health cuts across generations. New research from...

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More Parents Giving Children Dietary Supplements

But Experts Warn About Potential Danger. Amy Martin’s 3-year-old twins were sick yet again. “We were just getting cold after cold,” she says. Her solution––dietary supplements. After searching online for ideas, she picked up a bottle of elderberry gummies. And she...

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Generational Selling: Survey Reveals What Drives Consumers

Innova Market Insights latest Consumer Survey identifies key characteristics of Generation Z, Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers, with insights into the holistic nutrition approaches that can be tailored to these groups to help boost sales. Highlights of the...

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Investors Show Strong Interest in Plant-Based Protein

AgFunder News reports: PowerPlant Ventures, a private equity firm dedicated to investing in emerging plant-based food and beverage companies, and backer of some of the leading brands in the category, including Beyond Meat, Ripple Nutrition, and Thrive Market,...

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Nutrition isn’t one size fits all

Now more than ever, consumers are making it personal. Thanks to the abundance of health and wellness information available online — and food manufacturers’ efforts to increase ingredient transparency — consumers have the opportunity to make individualized decisions...

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Kayco to acquire Manischewitz’s kosher food business

NEW YORK — Kosher foods distributor Kayco is planning to acquire the Manischewitz company, according to Jerusalem-based Jewish newspaper Hamodia. The Manischewitz Co. is one of the largest kosher foods companies in the United States and the largest matzo (unleavened...

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Anuga returns in October

A lot has changed in terms of trends and technology, but one thing that has remained constant is consumers’ desire for delicious and nutritious food and beverage and that will be the focus of Anuga 2019. This biennial event is a central business and communications...

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9 trends play a key role at Anuga 2019

This year Anuga is celebrating its 100th anniversary. While the first Anuga that took place in Stuttgart in 1919 comprised around 200 German firms, this year, around 7400 exhibitors from 100 countries will be presenting the latest trends and innovations to over...

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‘No preservatives’ top clean label claim

KANSAS CITY — Surveys continue to show the rising popularity of clean label claims. Food and beverage companies may take several avenues to achieve such claims: no artificial preservatives, flavors or colors; organic; and non-G.M.O. “No preservatives” were the top...

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Anuga spotlights food trends of today and tomorrow

COLOGNE, GERMANY — What is coming, what is staying, and what is new? These questions will be answered at Anuga 2019, the world’s largest food fair that takes place biennially in Cologne. This year’s event, scheduled for Oct. 5-9, marks the 100th anniversary of Anuga...

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Chia seeds are small, but their growth is big

Chia seeds haven't been widely identified as a superfood in the U.S., perhaps because they've been overshadowed by vegetables like kale. Online search volume in the U.S. indicates chia seeds and other superfoods have been some of the most popular items — attracting...

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It is All About Me: Nutrition Becomes More and More Personal

The idea of ‘personalized nutrition’ is currently generating a significant buzz in the food industry, and innovators are seeking new ways to tackle the many and varied demands of the modern consumer. ‘Today’s consumers are more engaged with their food than ever...

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Clean and clear labelling now the norm

The term “clean labelling”, coined by Innova Market Insights in its 2015 trends listing, is also now becoming mainstream. Clean and clear labels are key concerns for the food and beverage industry, featuring in all Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends forecasts in...

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Here’s the Truth About Complete Protein

From Men's Health. Something awesome is happening. It’s in the world of macronutrients, but still. Let’s back up a second: In the 1980s and ’90s, nutrition researchers labeled anything that didn’t once have hooves, feet, or fins as an “incomplete” protein that didn’t...

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Equinom Cultivation Upscales Non-GMO Soy

KIBBUTZ GIVAT BRENNER, Israel , July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Seed-breeding specialist start-up Equinom Ltd. is transforming the soy industry from an idling commodity to a value-added "breed-for-purpose" market. The company's agroscience expertise and creative...

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Study reveals top flavor trends of 2019

The search for something new, different and exciting is leading flavor developments in food and beverage, supported by an ongoing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options, according to a report released by Innova Market Insights, The Netherlands. Here...

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Top flavor trends for 2019

ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS —Flavor development is being led by the search for something new, different and exciting, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights. This journey of exploration is fueled by ongoing interest in healthy, natural and clean label...

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Innova Market Insights names top flavor trends for 2019

ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS —Flavor development is being led by the search for something new, different and exciting, according to a new report from Innova Market Insights. This journey of exploration is fueled by ongoing interest in healthy, natural and clean label...

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Family Dinner Is Now a Battle Over Carbohydrates

Meal planning at the Woodson home in Temecula, Calif., is a juggle of different carbs. Ronnie Woodson, 49, is a sales executive and mother of two who is on a low-carb diet. Her 12-year-old daughter, Mallory, will eat carbs, but not those that contain gluten, a type of...

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Move over coffee! Tea is the new ‘it’ drink

Tea may no longer be the lesser cousin to coffee. Social media is slowly increasing the appeal of the aromatic beverage as more people look for a healthier, caffeine-free drink to enjoy. According to a recent Innova Market Insights consumer study, one in 10 consumers...

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The evolution of sports nutrition

CHICAGO — Born in the lab and proven in the field. That is the narrative behind the world’s first official sports drink. The story goes that a University of Florida assistant football coach was concerned players were losing weight and experiencing extreme fatigue...

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Top flavour trends for 2019 revealed

Innova Market Insights’ latest research highlights some of the top flavour trends most likely to impact both the food and beverage industries over the coming year and beyond. The search for something new, different and exciting is leading flavour developments in food...

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Now Your Jerky Is Vegan and Made of Mushrooms

Sheila Amiri says she never cared for jerky. But the Huntington Beach, Calif., account executive recently found herself ordering $75 worth of it online after sampling her sister’s stash while on vacation. “I immediately fell in love,” says Ms. Amiri, 44, adding that...

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Flavour trends: on a discovery mission

The search for something new, different, and exciting is leading flavour developments in food and beverage, supported by an ongoing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options. ‘New Discoveries’ emerges as the leader in Innova Market Insights’ Top Flavour...

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‘Bitter is back’ – this year’s top flavour trends

A desire among consumers for new and exciting experiences is leading flavour developments in the food and beverage landscape. Innova Market Insights’ Top Flavour Trends for 2019 highlights “New Discoveries” as the number one food trend this year. Two out of three US...

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Discovery the big trend for flavour development, Innova finds

A hunger for novel, exciting tastes is leading flavour developments in food and beverage alongside the overall interest in natural, clean label and healthier options. It’s an ongoing trend that can be easily seen in Innova Market Insights’ ‘Top Flavour Trends for...

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US dairy ingredients powering Mena food & beverage innovation

With rising affluence and a young population with evolving dietary habits, the Mena region has shown continued growth and appetite for dairy, confectionery and bakery applications. The region will account for as much as 24% of world dairy imports in 2027. Exports of...

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Innova Market Insights’ Top Flavor Trends

The search for something new, different and exciting is leading flavor developments in food and beverage, supported by ongoing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options. ‘New Discoveries’ emerges as the leader in Innova Market Insights’ Top Flavor Trends...

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Top Flavor Trends of 2019

The search for something new, different and exciting is leading flavor developments in food and beverage, supported by ongoing interest in natural, clean label and healthier options. ‘New Discoveries’ emerges as the leader in Innova Market Insights’ Top Flavor Trends...

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When it Comes to Plant Proteins, More is More

"Eat food, not too much, mostly plants." In a presentation to the Centers for Disease Control in 2009, the influential food writer Michael Pollan followed those seven words of advice with “7 Rules for Eating.” Rule No. 2, “Don’t eat anything with more than five...

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Study: foods with a snacking claim surging

In the past four years, the average annual growth in food and beverages with a snacking claim has climbed 14%, according to a new study. For most consumers, snacking is a part of daily life and always has been, according to Innova Market Insights. What’s changing,...

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Brazi Bites expands Latin portfolio with empanadas

Brazi Bites, which launched in 2010, racked up early success with its cheese bread snacks. Their original snacks are also gluten-free since they're made with tapioca flour. With increased interest in gluten-free and the convenience of having frozen, ready-to-bake...

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Beauty and the Bar: Beauty food and drinks attract more fans

Functional foods and beverages are a popular delivery format for nutricosmetic ingredients these days. According to Innova Market Insights, the number of foods and beverages positioned toward skin health has seen 15% average annual growth globally between 2014 and...

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Food companies target increasingly adventurous consumers

HCM CITY — Asian consumers are increasingly adventurous about exploring and experiencing new foods and beverages, according to the Vietnamese High Quality Products Business Association. Speaking at a seminar titled "Export experience, Asian and world market trends" in...

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Murray River Organics seals Chinese partner

Murray River Organics (MRG) has announced “the strengthening of its China export strategy”, following a new partnership deal expected to be worth more than $6.5 million in sales over the next three years. As part of the Taking Sunraysia to Asia program, MRG has been...

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The Mushroom Benefit Says Anyone Can Cook

NETANYA, Israel: The Mushroom Benefit Ltd. startup rolls out its innovative line of Cuisine Bags set to redefine the soups, stock, and sauces retail market. Each mesh sachet (about twice the size of a tea bag) contains a unique blend of exotic mushrooms and natural...

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Domino goes for the gold with its new sugar product

The legacy sugar brand is looking to address today's consumer trends by introducing a baking option with less processing but the same performance and taste as granulated white sugar. It's likely the new golden sugar and its signature white sugar are similar in other...

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Fiber 2.0 in focus at IFT19

NEW ORLEANS — Fiber has made a comeback, said Lu Ann Williams, director of innovation of Innova Market Insights. Previously linked to satiety and weight management, fiber is now seen as a key to a healthy gut microbiome. Forty-four per cent of U.S. consumers say they...

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Baby boomers driving sugar reduction, replacement

ARNHEM, THE NETHERLANDS —Reducing or replacing sugar has become a major dietary target for consumers, a trend driven largely by baby boomers (born between 1946-1964.) Innova Market Insights research shows that half of the demographic has been limiting their sugar...

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Brands respond as Boomers cut back on sugar

Half of Baby Boomers are cutting back on sugar or buying products that contain less of it. That’s the recent finding from Innova Market Insights which also discovered two in five of that generation are trying to eat fewer sweet snacks. The shifting preferences of a...

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How food companies can unlock future trends

NEW ORLEANS — The time, effort, design and research and development that go into developing new food products mean one thing: Manufacturers can't rely on only knowing what consumers want today. "The future is really getting to a place of knowing what they want before...

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Healthy snacking webinar: new speakers added

Two new speakers have been added to Food Manufacture’s free webinar on healthy snacking trends, which takes place next month. Seizing on healthy snacks: what's driving consumer choice?, in association with the Almond Board of Calfornia, will unpick the forces behind...

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Baby Boomers Drive Sugar Replacement, Research Shows

New Orleans, LA—The Baby Boomer demographic (born 1946-1964) is driving the sugar replacement market, according to Innova Market Insights. A press release on this research says that Innova has found that 1 in 2 U.S. Boomers have been reducing their sugar intake or...

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Older generation drives sugar reduction

Research by Innova Markets Insights has shown that those in the Baby Boomer demographic (born 1946-1964) are those most looking to reduce their sugar consumption. 1 in 2 US Boomers have been reducing their sugar intake or buying more reduced sugar products, while 2 in...

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Getting to the root of the plant-based movement

KANSAS CITY — Something is growing on consumers, and it’s cause for concern as well as innovation among today’s meat and poultry companies. The buzz about plant-based proteins has been building to a crescendo over the past few years and is impacting R.&D. and...

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Sweets & Snacks Expo Highlights Consumer Trends, New Products

The 2019 Sweets & Snacks Expo began Tuesday, May 21 at McCormick Place in Chicago. The expo, May 21-23, features about 450 candy exhibitors and 350 snack exhibitors, 2,000 new product launches and more than 25 learning sessions. More than 15,000 industry professionals...

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Malt Makes a Comeback, Packing Powerful Nutritional Benefits

When it comes to food trends, it often turns out that what’s old is new and what’s new is old. In this case, about 6,000 years old. While the origin of malt can be traced back to early Egyptians, the full health value of this “forgotten ingredient” is often overlooked...

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Seoul Food 2019 kicks off Tuesday

Seoul Food 2019, Korea's largest annual international food exhibition, opened on Tuesday, with more than 15-hundred food and drink vendors from over 40 countries showcasing their latest products. "We have a record 3-thousand booths at the 37th Seoul Food Exhibition....

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40 Years In, Deep Plans for the Next Decade

In 1977 Slim-Fast launched in stores, Chuck E. Cheese opened its doors, and Kellogg’s Cracklin’ Oat Bran was introduced to consumers. Most Americans, let’s say, were not as culinarily adventurous as they are today. Meanwhile, in suburban New Jersey, Bhagwati Amin...

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Herbal ingredients growing in joint-health products

The joint health category is a healthy balance of old and new, continuing to evolve while also maintaining sales of ingredients such as glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, which have long had a good reputation in the dietary supplement industry. According to SPINS,...

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