NPD & innovation: Latest news and analysis articles
Busier lifestyles and a growing awareness of how diet can affect health has prompted a big shift in the way US consumers eat. This has been...
Rationalisation of SKUs and innovation will continue to form a big part of Premier Foods plc's focus for 2015, CEO Gavin Darby has said....
China's massive population base – of roughly 1.4bn consumers – rising urbanisation and an expanding middle class make it one of the most pri...
Liquid milk is not a category that benefits from significant added value. While milk is on the shopping list, generally speaking, it is not...
Sales volumes are rising in the UK liquid milk category but value has been squeezed as retailers zone in on price. Four pints of milk for GBP1 has become the norm in a category dominated by own label. In an effort to build value in the UK liquid milk sector, Muller Wiseman Dairies plans to develop its own milk brand. Katy Askew spoke to Rebecca Oliver-Mooney, Muller Wiseman's category and marketing controller, on the sidelines of the Canadean dairy innovation summit to find out more.
Statistics in the UAE show more than seven in ten of the country's 9.3m citizens are deficient in vitamin D. With a government keen to promote vitamin and mineral-rich diets, opportunities are opening up for food companies. Local dairy manufacturer Al Rawabi is one local firm looking to capitalise on through the launch of its "functional" dairy range. General manager Dr. Ahmed El Tigani tells Hannah Abdulla more.
German dairy giant Muller has launched a branded range of butter in the UK, targeting the country's convenience retail and foodservice sectors.
General Mills has launched a Greek yoghurt and fruit snack to respond to the growing trend of Australians seeking "tasty and nutritious treats".
Mars Inc has launched a line of pre-portioned snacks in the US in a bid to tap into demand for healthier products.
Arla Foods has launched a reduced sugar and low-fat yoghurt under its namesake brand in the UK.
Ferrero has launched a Tic Tac mint in the US that changes flavour in the mouth.
The US Department of Agriculture is developing a non-GMO certification and labelling scheme under its Process Verified Program.
Home baking category sales have had something of a roller coaster ride in recent years.
Trace One and SGS Supply Chain Solutions have developed a social network platform they believe will improve product safety globally by enabling more effective real-time communication in the supply chain.
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