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Survey shows APAC consumers prefer traditional drink flavours

27 February, 2020

A GlobalData survey indicates that consumers in the APAC region prefer traditional alcohol and soft drink flavours, though 22% still prefer unusual flavours.

Consumers urged to buy locally to support bushfire recovery

10 January, 2020

Food South Australia is encouraging consumers to purchase South Australian products at the supermarket, to support businesses recovering from bushfires.

Yume and SUEZ partner to tackle commercial food waste

17 December, 2019

Yume and SUEZ have partnered to tackle the nationwide problem of food waste, and are urging businesses to help reduce commercial food waste.

Floating farms and smart diets: food and drink trends for 2030

12 December, 2019

Market intelligence agency Mintel has released a report predicting the top trends that will affect the global food and drink market over the next decade.

Vegan, healthy products win prizes at student showcase

22 November, 2019

Vegan and healthy food alternative trends dominated the Student Product Development Showcase, with a vegan, gluten-free, nut-free snack winning first place.

Meat alongside plant-based food, both on trend in 2020

11 November, 2019

Despite the buzz about plant-based foods, meat is still not off the table according to a report by New Nutrition, which has identified reinvented meat as a growth category.

Does your meal kit meet dietary guidelines?

08 November, 2019

A University of Sydney study has found that many popular meal kits meet the recommended serving of vegetables but struggle to meet all dietary guidelines.

Roast pork with crackling — a winner for convenience

07 November, 2019

A Riverina-based meat producer has been recognised by the Australian Food Awards for its ready-to-eat roast pork with crunchy crackle.

On trend: gourmet processed food

17 September, 2019

How can food manufacturers get on board with the consumer trend for gourmet versions of mass-produced products?

Nestlé grinds out plant-based frothy coffees

08 August, 2019

Nestlé has launched three plant-based vegan lattes across the UK and Ireland, in an effort to cater to growing consumer demands for non-dairy products.

Choice is key for chocolate consumers

17 May, 2019

Preferences for types of chocolate, cacao percentages and added flavours vary widely among consumers, meaning it is key to provide choice, a report has revealed.

Ice-cream flavour competition in the US

15 May, 2019

Chocolate mudslide and cinnamon bun were some of the latest ice-cream flavours competing at the Ice Cream Technology Conference in the US.

Future direction of the organic food market

02 April, 2019

A masterclass organised by Ecovia Intelligence will discuss the future of the organic food market, including standards and labels, marketing trends and packaging impacts.

Wine value to reach US$207 billion by 2022

18 March, 2019

Wine continues to be popular globally, but consumers prefer to drink good quality wine in small amounts, according to the IWSR Vinexpo report.

Are you doing enough to ensure food safety?

28 February, 2019

Only 1 in 10 food and beverage companies are currently using new technology to ensure food safety, despite the fact that many understand its importance.

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