What is a delivery system and what is the purpose of having one? Is an innovative delivery system worth the extra money? What is the added value or benefit from a consumer perspective? There are many, many questions surrounding this […]
I maintain a few resources on ingredients, their functionality and nutritional profile as a service to the industry. Reach out to me for corrections, additions, and suggestions, or if you want to help maintain these resources.
First of all, let’s start with what clean science refers to. When I talk about clean science in relation to the food industry, I refer to the exploration of the relationship between science and nature. The clean science concept is […]
For many years, we have eaten with our eyes, but now it is time that we also ate for our eyes. Our vision can be affected by a number of factors, including ageing, genetics, lifestyle habits, and also nutrition. Research […]
Food means different things to different people. For some, it is merely a source of energy and is seen as fuel. For others though, food is a large part of their daily routine, so much so, that other activities are […]
Consumer trends drive the need for new product innovations that satisfy specialised consumer needs, resulting in new market challenges & opportunities. Plant-based alternatives to animal products are rapidly expanding and the majority of sales are coming from non-vegans. It is, […]
This article is the first of what will be a two-part series looking at the current gaps in the overall value proposition between animal and plant-based protein sources. I will be using as an example the dairy milk industry and […]
Ultimately, every single person is different when it comes to health and well being through nutrition. We all have a specific DNA, blended with different eating habits, daily activity levels, and degrees of allergies or reactions to certain foods. That […]
Big data was once only something that big business could take advantage of but now, thanks to the growth and availability of certain technologies, start-ups and smaller companies can also access and benefit from what big data has to offer. […]
Cannibalisation can occur across any industry, channel or product portfolio and is something that businesses and brands need to consider prior to launching a new product, running a long-term promotion, or entering a new channel or market. If not researched […]
Collaboration spreadsheet to help food scientists, and technologists to design nutritious and functional foods. Welcome your input and feedback.