Innovative manufacturers navigated an uncertain year by focusing on new flavors and experiences, and household and personal cleanliness
June 9, 2022
The unpredictability of the pandemic made the work of manufacturers even more difficult than in 2020, as COVID-19 and the resultant behavior of shoppers ebbed and flowed during 2021. Despite this and other challenges, this year’s New Product Pacesetters delivered an impressive $6 billion in aggregate Year 1 sales across food and beverage and nonfood products.
Innovative sweet treats and intense flavors lead the trend-scape in the candy and snack categories
May 25, 2022
The Sweets & Snacks Expo showcases the latest products and innovations in candy and snacks, and for the past 25 years, those products have made it onto store shelves and paved the way for groundbreaking flavor trends in the industry and beyond.
The popularity of Vietnamese food and beverages has continued to grow in the US, alongside other Asian cuisine. Enhancing the proverbial “sweet spot”in a trending Vietnamese food by incorporating trusted ingredients can transform a traditional Vietnamese dish into a new variation.
Kellogg Company executive shares three strategies to overcome the current challenges
May 20, 2022
Kellogg Company senior vice president, Dr. Nigel Hughes, recently shared a blog post with tangible strategies that the food industry can implement to overcome the challenges facing today's food system.
Specialty Food Association to announce Product of the Year Award and New Product of the Year Awards at Summer Fancy Food Show in June
May 11, 2022
Available only to product-qualified members of the SFA, the sofi Awards were judged at the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University (FIC), the SFA's partner for the awards. FIC experts evaluated products using anonymous tastings across 47 categories using criteria that included flavor, appearance, texture, aroma, ingredient quality, and innovation. 102 specialty food products were awarded Gold, and New Product, trophies.
According to a recent survey, consumers are paying more attention to ingredient lists than they did five years ago
May 9, 2022
A new survey by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) is revealing just how big a role ingredients play in the food attitudes and purchasing habits of American consumers. The survey, “From ‘Chemical-Sounding’ to ‘Clean’: Consumer Perspectives on Food Ingredients,” shows that our interest is strong, “clean” is popular and health is paramount.
Food-tech disruptor prepares to vastly scale dairy-identical, non-animal milk protein production in a pioneering sustainable industrial park in Denmark
May 4, 2022
This next major milestone demonstrates Remilk's continued leadership in the rapidly developing category by offering consumers animal-free dairy products identical to its traditional counterparts but free of lactose, cholesterol, and hormones, thus severing the dairy supply chain's reliance on animals.