Wicked Foods challenges perceptions of what can be done with plants in grab-and-go foods
November 20, 2020
Wicked Foods, a plant-based food brand and UK market leader in plant-based meals, snacks and ingredients has announced the Summer 2021 launch of its pioneering product line in the US. The brand was created by world-renowned chefs and brothers Derek and Chad Sarno, who are recognized globally for their innovative approach to delicious chef-driven, plant-based cuisine.
Glanbia Nutritionals unveils insights into major food, beverage industry trends
May 12, 2020
Times change, and so do consumers’ tastes. After all, there’s a reason the phrase “flavor of the month” exists. Capturing interest, and the harder job of holding onto it, is a constant challenge for food and beverage producers.
New global infrastructure to provide the scale needed to meet increasing worldwide demand
March 20, 2020
JUST, a company that applies cutting-edge science and technology to create healthier, more sustainable foods, announced a host of partnerships to manufacture and distribute its award-winning JUST Egg across North America, Latin America, Europe and East Asia.
The company won its award in the “Planetary Health” category, which recognizes novel solutions that balance the need for human health and a healthy planet
September 27, 2019
The announcement of the award winners comes shortly after the UN Climate Summit in New York and Impossible Foods’ worldwide debut in grocery stores in both New York and Southern California. Creating a more sustainable food system is core to the international architecture of progress on climate change. Impossible Foods is adding a powerful tool for climate action.
Cactus-based foods, sustainable salmon and upcycling technology were some of the key trends highlighted at the event
September 23, 2019
“All of the startups we watched at FoodBytes! Chicago showcased some of the most innovative solutions we have seen yet when it comes to building a more nutritious and sustainable food supply,” said Darren Streiler, investment director, ADM Ventures, who served as a judge on the panel.
Nearly 20 million consumers, have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging
September 18, 2019
When making food and beverage purchase decisions based on the environment, packaging is most visible to consumers. One in 10 US adults, or roughly 20 million consumers, said that they have switched to a different food or beverage brand because it had earth-friendly packaging.
New Whole Foods Market survey finds that millennials are willing to pay a higher price for quality
September 11, 2019
One trend that emerged from the survey is that of "better informed purchasing decisions." A majority of millennials want to know where their food comes from and how it is sourced. Transparency in food sourcing is important to more than 65% of millennials, particularly for fresh meat and seafood.
Product packaging that remains after use is a burden. It’s a burden to consumers, to communities and to the environment. My sense is that products positioned with sustainable packaging messages are going to dominate categories and eventually set a baseline for market entry.
Learn Much More at Prepared Foods’ New Products Conference!
July 31, 2019
Make plans to attend the New Products Conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Chicago’s Swissotel. Think you know enough about sustainability? Here are just three NPC sessions guaranteed to about deliver even deeper insights.