Ensuring Food Safety & Quality in Product Development

Food Safety Quality Fraus and Defense

When it comes to food safety and quality processes there are many factors to consider. This blog will look at a few of those factors in the context of producing results that can accelerate innovation and create sustainable and more consumer-centric products in the process. The purpose of having strong and stable systems in place […]

Glossary of Terms for FoodTech Businesses

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The following is a non-exhaustive list of useful industry terms that may be helpful to owners and teams of food businesses who are just starting out or who would like to keep up to date with certain terms and phrases often used within the food industry.   Adaptogens are generally defined as any ingredient that […]

Innovation Workshops for Functional Food & Beverage Businesses

iNewtrition Food Innovation Workshops

Food innovation workshops in the age of disruption develops your ability to innovate by generating more ideas and putting them into action. When you know how to develop a single, end-to-end framework for testing innovative ideas, and understand how an organisation that is defined by and developed around innovative execution, can adapt itself to foster […]

Benefits of Biotransformation in Building Innovative Food Products

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Biotransformation is defined as the chemical alteration of elements such as nutrients, amino acids, toxins, and drugs in the body.  It’s important to take into account from a food science and product development perspective because of the way different nutrients and ingredients will react to one another in the body. This affects different elements of […]

Can a Food Product Development Consultant Help You Innovate?

Food Product Development Consultant Raphaelle O'Connor

Developing new food and beverage products can often be an overwhelming task which is why more and more elements of that process are being increasingly outsourced to people like me – a food product development consultant. With this rapid increase in demand for food product development consultancy comes a confusion of what it is we […]

Consumption Rituals: Consumer-Centric Innovation Approach

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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 often planned around mealtimes and other consumption rituals. Food can be a connector. A conversation-starter. […]

Enriching Milk with Nutritional and Multifunctional Fibres

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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 with a focus on the use of multifunctional fibres. I will be using as an example the dairy milk industry and the newer, competing plant-based “mylk” (a […]

How personalised nutrition strategies are impacting the future of food.

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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 is why it would be almost impossible to provide a one-size-fits-all approach to nutrition. We […]

Big Data: Big Influence on our Food Industry

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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. Increased consumer understanding, shopper behaviour and an ability to design and develop food products that […]

How to create new food and drink products and avoid cannibalisation

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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 and carried out correctly, any one of these activities could have a damaging effect on […]