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Industry Insights

Plant-Based Protein Watchlist: Hemp Is a Rising Star in the Market

Zoom in on the history of industrial hemp, explore its role in the EU’s food industry today, and discover some of its diverse application...
Interviews

Interview with María Mascaraque

Discover organic food consumer insights from Euromonitor, learn which hotspots for organic foods promise potential for new business, and ...
Industry Insights

COVID-19 Updates

Regular updates on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the food industry As the far-reaching effects of the coronavirus impact us a...
Interviews

Interview with Zsófia Kertész

Learn how Campden BRI helps improve the reliability of food safety and hygiene, why their digital solutions promote knowledge transfer in...
Industry Insights

Our Top 5 Platforms for European Organic Food Industry Updates

Stay in the know with news and insights from New Food Magazine, IFOAM Organics International, Internet of Food and Farms, Farmer’s Weekly...
Industry Insights

The Coronavirus Is Impacting the Entire Food Industry

Trade fairs take a huge blow and EU member states start to seal off borders—wholesale ingredients are still moving smoothly in the online...
Products

How to Distinguish Between Pure & Adulterated Turmeric Powder

It is essential to select high-quality turmeric powder for your foods. Explore simple quality tests that you can perform in your kitchen ...
Products

Refined Table Sugar: Organic Sweetener Alternatives & Substitutes

Learn about the benefits of organic unrefined cane sugar, agave inulin powder, and coconut blossom sugar. With consumer awareness in m...
Industry Insights

3 Exciting European Food Industry Trade Fairs in 2020

Join us this year at BIOFACH, Natural Organic Europe, and Free From Functional Foods.   BIOFACH  12 - 15 February 2020 (Nuremberg,...
Trends

Trend Watch: Turmeric, Cocoa Butter and Baobab in Skincare

Understand how these superfoods are being utilised as ingredients in cosmetics and personal care products. With the demand for superfo...
Trends Industry Insights

The Demand for Organic and Natural Foods in Cosmetics and Personal Care Products Is Rising

Learn how food ingredients are linked to sustainability and innovation in the health and beauty industries. Consumer-Demand Drives Sus...
Industry Insights

Food Allergies Are on the Rise in Western Countries

Learn how to label your foods for US and EU markets to comply with local legislation and protect consumers.   What are food allergies...
Industry Insights

The Rapid Alert System for Food and Feed (RASFF) & Rising Allergen Recalls in the UK

Understand the RASFF’s role in monitoring the market and learn why mislabelling your foods can have dire consequences for your consumers ...
Products

Why You Should Always Check Food Certificates for Aflatoxins When Sourcing Ingredients

Discover the dangers of aflatoxins in foods, understand their effects on human health, and learn about why they are more common in develo...
Interviews

Interview with Marika van Santvoort

A conversation with the cocoa consultant and people’s advocate about the industry’s complexities. Hailing from the Netherlands, Moving...
Industry Insights

3 Groundbreaking European Innovation Hubs for Start-Ups in the Food Industry

From R&D to go-to-market strategies, technological advancements to financial investments—meet three groundbreaking European innovatio...
Trends Industry Insights

Organic Superfoods Are Still Booming

Take a closer look at the developments and trends that are giving rise to a promising multi-billion-Euro global industry. Superfoods a...
Trends Products

Understanding Cocoa: Sustainability

We consider what is already being done and what needs to be done in the move towards more sustainable cocoa trade. Cocoa production is...
Products

Understanding Cocoa: Sourcing

The cocoa industry is incredibly complex. To move towards a more sustainable supply chain, we must first understand the processes of the ...
Industry Insights

Organic Farming and Food: An Industry Overview

Dive into the European market to learn more about consumer-driven motives for choosing organic foods and the core challenges the industry...
Interviews

Interview with Alessandro Piano

Meet Alessandro Piano, Dutch cocoa expert and chocolate lover.  After completing a degree in food chemical engineering in the Neth...
Trends

3 Brands Using Innovative Ingredients in the Food Industry

Learn about our new-found love for lupin proteins, edible algae, cacao-fibre spoons. Yearning to taste some of the most innovative...
Industry Insights

Three Certifications for Food Manufacturers

A closer look at EU Organic, Rainforest Alliance and Fairtrade. Society is changing, individuals are questioning now more than eve...
Trends Products

Understanding Cocoa: Trends

In 2017/18 world production of cocoa was at 4.6 million tonnes and global demand for cocoa is forecasted to grow.1 In our series on “Unde...

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