Fuel Agenda Monitoring
22 January 2018
The $121.2 billion global supplement industry is growing faster in some regions than others. This infographic shows where growth is occurring (and where it’s not).
20-Jan-2018 New Hope Network
What do you mean, weak, limp and weedy? In 2017 the vegan category was robust, energetic, and flush with crowdfunding cash. It took just 30 hours for UK plant-based burger company Vurger to hit its Crowdcube target of £150,000 in July (it eventually raised £300,000).
20-Jan-2018 The Food & Drink Innovation Network
The funding squeeze has left pharmacies already with “a lot of debt” in “a really desperate position”, the PSNC’s CEO has said.
19-Jan-2018 Chemist + Druggist
Healthy and clean beauty is inspiring some of the biggest industry trends, from microbiome body care to anti-pollution skin care – and that’s only just the beginning.
19-Jan-2018 Cosmetic Business
Researchers at the University of Hertfordshire said it was clear that gluten free (GF) products offer no nutritional advantage to regular foods and are not a healthier alternative, which may surprise many consumers.
18-Jan-2018 The Daily Mail
Collagen is breaking through capsule and tablet formulations and is going far afield in providing consumers with a range of intake options
18-Jan-2018 New Hope Network
The dawn of a New Year can bring with it a host of new opportunities. For ambitious food and drink brands looking to make an impact in 2018, a solid understanding of trends and patterns in consumers’ purchasing decisions and lifestyle choices can serve as a firm foundation for investment and marketing decisions.
18-Jan-2018 The Food & Drink Innovation Network
With the rapid rise in consumer demand for plant-based protein, PURIS, the largest North American producer of pea protein, and Cargill have signed a joint venture agreement to accelerate a new wave of “great tasting, sustainable and label-friendly plant-based foods.” The joint venture is closed as of Tuesday (January 16, 2018).
18-Jan-2018 Food Ingredients 1st
UK-based chemical giant Croda has announced the acquisition of a Canadian microbial technology company on Prince Edward Island.
A new Campden BRI consultation has identified the challenges that the food industry will need to tackle using science and technology. “Scientific and Technical Needs of the Food and Drink Supply Chain” was compiled following the extensive consultation of Campden BRI’s industrial members.
15-Jan-2018 Food Ingredients 1st
Eating more protein, especially at breakfast, could be the key to achieving healthy weight loss, according to a new report released by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO).