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Interviews · 17min read

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 · 18min read

5 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 five groundbreaking European innovation...
Trends · Industry Insights · 15min read

Organic Superfoods Are Still Booming

Take a closer look at the market developments giving rise to a promising multi-billion-euro global industry. Contents Market Dev...
Trends · Products · 4min read

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 · 15min read

Understanding Cocoa: Sourcing

The cocoa industry is incredibly complex. To move towards a more sustainable supply chain, we must first understand the cocoa production ...
Industry Insights · 20min read

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 · 4min read

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 · 13min read

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 · 20min read

Five Certifications for Food Manufacturers

A closer look at EU Organic, Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade, FSSC 22000 and International Featured Standards (IFS). Society is chang...
Trends · Products · 12min read

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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