Demand for meat-free alternatives has soared. The number of vegans in Britain quadrupled between 2014 and 2018, according to The Vegan Society, and the meat-free market is estimated to be worth £658m by 2021.
Glanbia Nutritionals has been displaying its ‘Truly Grass Fed’ protein range: with products coming from cows that receive 95% of their nutritional feed from grass. And while consumers may not directly be on the look-out for ‘grass fed’ attributes, it...
Clean label is a good way for consumers to decide whether a snack and dairy product delivers on transparency, but it is not an indicator of health value, said Kerry’s business development manager, Carrie Schroeder.
Finnish researchers are developing a range of clean-label wood-derived ingredients to replace current emulsifiers, texturisers and additives for bakery, meat and dairy products - but do consumers want wood in their food?
Recently showcased at FiE, Cargill's modified starch can reduce the fat content of yoghurt by at least 50% while keeping the taste and mouth feel of full fat yoghurt - but can it meet consumer demands for clean label?
If it sounds like a ‘chemical’, or isn’t in the kitchen cupboard, shoppers may regard it with suspicion. But which ingredients are 'acceptable' to today's consumers, which are to be avoided, and who decides?