With its 2019 Retail New Products Annual, Prepared Foods takes a deliberate category-by-category approach to analyze new tastes, trends and technologies.
July 29, 2019
In preparing for its annual outlook on 2019, global new products tracker Innova Market Insights identified its top 10 trends influencing all food and beverage categories. These developments certainly express themselves in Prepared Foods' category overviews.
European trade show for ingredients celebrates 33rd year
June 25, 2019
Across an exhibition area of more than 80,000m2, experts from all sectors – including product developers and decision-makers from the food and beverage industry, as well as representatives of major brand companies – will do business face-to-face with top buyers and specialists from across the F&B supply chain.
Don't have a travel passport on hand? That's okay. There’s an ever-growing selection of foods and beverages—both at restaurants and on retail supermarket shelves—to offer bolder ethnic flavors and multi-sensory food experiences.
Key insights about the global consumer trends focused on food and beverages
January 23, 2019
Consumers are rejecting the mass-produced and generic and will favour products positioned as simplified and of better quality, with an implied level of status. In the food and beverage industries, the trend is leading to an increased consumption of local ingredients and craft drinks.
Global flavors resonate with diners, especially younger ones, who enjoy exploring other cultures through food
October 5, 2018
Other hot flavor spots along with Asia, include Latin America, Africa, the Middle East and the Mediterranean. Think sambal, gochujang, guasacaca, sofrito, agrodolce, dukkah, and more. These are just a taste of the flavors from around the world spicing up menus all over the country.
Multiple trend reports have pointed to a rapidly expanding interest in the cuisines of North Africa and the Middle East. For product developers wishing to serve this consumer trend, the key to an authentic experience is to unlock the taste and flavor through the ingredients and spices that bring accuracy to the flavor profiles that define these cuisines.
The figure represents approximately 10,000 new products globally, a 12% increase from a year earlier
July 14, 2018
The Global New Products Report from Innova Market Insights found that almond introductions grew in four out of the five key categories for almonds worldwide, including confectionery (22%), snacks (19%) and bakery (17%), as well as bars (16%) and cereal (8%). This growth helped almonds maintain their long-held position as the top nut in global new product introductions.