Food labelling

Consumers are looking online for insight but are confused by the answers they are finding ©iStock/ArtemSam

Are fragmenting attitudes to health a threat to food brands?

By Katy Askew

New research finds that consumers are increasingly confused by the numerous – and sometimes contradictory – messages about food and health. A loss of trust in traditional sources of information adds to the chaos and stands as a barrier to the development...

What will the supermarket of the future look like? ©YiuCheung/iStock

What trends will shape grocery retail in 2018?

By Katy Askew

From immersive retail experiences to demand for hyper-local sourcing, FoodNavigator takes a look at the top five trends that will shape grocery retailing in 2018.

Could Salt of the Earth's Mediterranean Umami help cut sugar and salt? ©iStock

Salt of the Earth on expanding reformulation potential of umami

By Katy Askew

Israel-based Salt of the Earth expanding distribution of its Mediterranean Umami flavouring, a product that the company says can help companies in their reformulation efforts by “heightening” taste perceptions of salt – and possibly even sugar.