Low income marketplaces may be a challenge for innovation in consumer’s health through nutrition, since the availability of resources, technologies and margins to innovate are smaller….
What is an Innovation Gap? 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. […]
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. As well as how convenient and easy-to-open it is for the consumer. And if it effectively communicates the purpose […]
With every year that passes, we better understand the effects and impacts our nutrition choices have on our bodies and on our minds. Nutritional and food science studies are constantly discovering new insights and learnings that help us improve the foods and beverages we produce. It would be therefore unrealistic to assume that brands […]
When the pandemic began just under one year ago, new product development (NPD) was 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. A McKinsey analysis found that companies that invest […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]