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Caloric intake from beverages down in the US in 2020

20 October, 2021

Americans had lower sugar and caloric intakes from beverages in 2020 but this decrease wasn't caused by a decrease in overall beverage consumption.

Consumers are hungry for a plant-based diet

12 October, 2021

People are more and more interested in plant-based foods for their diets, with up to 60% of consumers having a meat-free meal each week.

Three trends that will shape the future of the food industry

12 October, 2021

A recent report has identified three areas that will lead to disruption and investment in the food and nutrition industries.

Curious consumers are reaching for unusual drink flavours

11 October, 2021

Drinks that are flavoured in strange, unique ways are proving popular with consumers who are looking to have new experiences.

Udderly strong results from Victorian dairy industry

05 October, 2021

Victoria's dairy industry has had a year of good growth, with the 2020–21 Dairy Farm Monitor report revealing best results in years.

Five consumer behaviours that are changing food and beverage innovation

01 September, 2021

Five trends have been identified that are changing how innovation of food, beverage and supplements occurs.

Five themes reshaping the soft drinks sector over 2021/2022

01 September, 2021

Innovations in packaging, ingredients and sustainability are some of the developments in the field of soft drinks for 2021/2022.

Moving at the speed of social trends

22 July, 2021

Interview with Mark Winter, the CFO of New Zealand meal-kit company My Food Bag.

Unilever sets $1.6 billion alternative food target

25 November, 2020

Unilever has announced a new global sales target of AU$1.6 billion from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives within the next five to seven years.

Kellogg's and Sydney University launch Cereal Lab

15 October, 2020

Staff and visitors can invent and create their own cereal bowls or soft serves on campus.

HelloFresh meal kits to go carbon neutral

05 August, 2020

HelloFresh plans to offset 100% of its carbon emissions with help from sustainability initiatives in both Australian and New Zealand.

On shelf: DIY plant-based milk and condiments

22 July, 2020

Ulu Hye has designed a plant-based milk base in a re-usable glass jar that can be combined with water at home to make milk on demand that lasts four days.

Plant-based push: COVID-19 makes vegan diet more appealing

10 June, 2020

Research from Mintel has revealed that the COVID-19 pandemic has made a vegan diet more appealing for 25% of British millennials.

Hot drinks down under: coffee culture boom

21 May, 2020

GlobalData has forecast that Australia's hot drinks sector could be worth $3.99 billion by 2023, with the hot coffee category leading the sector.

Coles and Heart Foundation team up for healthier Aussies

20 May, 2020

To promote heart-healthy eating as COVID-19 restrictions affect Aussie diets, Coles and the Heart Foundation have launched the Cook with Heart Challenge.

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