Health and nutritional ingredients

Free-from sales benefit from 'health halo' - but can they maintain this reputation? ©iStock

What categories will win as free-from foods gain popularity?

By Katy Askew

Demand for free-from foods has jumped in Europe as consumers buy into the concept as part of a broader understanding of what constitutes a “healthy lifestyle”. FoodNavigator examines the categories that will be the biggest winners.

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...

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Bayer renews sustainable soy commitment

By Niamh Michail

Agrifood giant Bayer has renewed its 2015 co-operation with the Round Table on Responsible Soy Association (RTRS), which saw it mobilise farmers and the use of certified soy in its supply chain.

Awareness of the positive role protein plays has jumped ©iStock/triocean

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The protein challenge: meeting global demand

By Katy Askew

The food sector has witnessed a jump in demand for protein. But conflicting pressures mean this complex issue requires a nuanced response and leadership from the food industry.

Mauricio Graber brings experience in LatAm and an in-depth customer knowledge to Chr. Hansen

What does a new CEO mean for Chr. Hansen?

By Katy Askew

Chr. Hansen has named Mauricio Graber as the man who will succeed Cees de Jong as chief executive. What will change at the top mean for the ingredients supplier’s strategy and could it signal any portfolio shifts?

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