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.
“People are fed by the food industry, which pays no attention to health—and are treated by the health industry, which pays no attention to food.” – Wendell Berry The food industry today presents many challenges but also opportunities. Opportunities come […]
With a fundamental shift in consumer attitudes and behaviour, R&D approaches have evolved over the years to meet the growing demand for nutritious, affordable and convenient foods. Food-Tech is accelerating this phenomenon by revealing consumer unexpected and unexpressed needs. Innovators […]