How to Close the Food Innovation Gap

Food Science, Technology & Chemistry

An ‘Innovation Gap’ occurs when the belief in the importance of food innovation for future success is present within an organisation or brand, but that same organisation or brand is not satisfied with their current level of innovation. This gap between what they know to be important and true (i.e. where they would like to […]

Guide Functional Food Packaging Innovation

Functional Food Beverages Packaging

The food packaging you choose isn’t just about what looks good on shelf. You also have to consider functional elements like how it will work to contain and protect your product in the short and long-term, how convenient and easy-to-open it is for the consumer, and if it effectively communicates the purpose and benefits of […]

Creating Healthier Functional Foods Through Reformulation

Reformulation

If you would like to have a conversation with Raphaelle regarding a reformulation project for your product range, you can book a 1 hour consultation or send an email to [email protected] With every year that passes, we better understand the effects and impacts our nutrition choices have on or bodies and on our minds. Nutritional […]

Virtual NPD Can Improve Your Time to Market

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When the pandemic began just under one year ago, new product development (NPD) plans were one of the main elements to be dropped from the priority list for many functional food and beverage businesses. The food industry has since adapted to the new normal and virtual NPD and innovation strategies quickly became part of that. […]

Sugar Reduction Innovation Hitting the Sweet Spot

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A mindset shift has occurred over the past year and many businesses are realising that those who do not innovate, do not move forward. Innovative companies are more profitable in the long run so a clearly defined innovation roadmap can be a large part of the pathway to success in our Covid-impacted world. This type […]

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 […]

Compliance by Design: A Food Industry Perspective

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A successful project in any industry requires a good project manager with experience in compliance by design to oversee it. This is especially true of the food and beverage industry where there are many areas along the supply chain to be considerate of. If you have set up a business or brand within the food […]

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 In The Food For Beauty and Beauty-From-Within Industry

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Beauty, and health, begins and grows from within. This is something we have always known but it has only been in recent years that both the food and beauty industries have merged to form one larger beauty-from-within industry. Consumers nowadays are becoming increasingly aware of the relationship between their nutritional food habits and their health. […]

Which Delivery System to Choose for Functional Foods?

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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 topic but I’ll go through a few of the main ones here. In short, an […]