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The road to lab-grown meat’s mass commercialisation remains a long one

Waning investor appetite and geopolitical instability could hamper efforts to commercialise the products on a wider scale.

How Ferndale Foods’ latest capex can tap into Australia consumer trends

The new facility, to be located in Ballarat in Victoria, will have the capacity to manufacture 180 million bars a year.

Plant-based food at centre of Agrocorp’s consumer-facing ambitions

Sinagpore agri giant Agrocorp is investing in plant-based foods, including in the launch of downstream, consumer-facing products.

Why ‘cocooning’ trend remains competitive opportunity for food brands

Brands can tap into ‘hi-lo’ consumption, when shoppers cut out high-cost expenditures in response to budget constraints and compensate with smaller, frivolous purchases.

Curious cola-flavoured ketchup underlines Pepsi’s culinary push

The US giant is seeking to establish the company’s namesake CSD brand as the best soda to complement food.

Tate & Lyle expands stevia line amid interest in ‘natural’ sugar alternatives

Ingredient suppliers, facing demand for lower-sugar applications and interest among consumers for ‘clean label’ products, have opportunities to exploit.

UK spending crunch to heighten demand for convenient meal options

The UK cost-of-living crisis is set to cause shoppers to reappraise their entire spending and prepared meals may end up a beneficiary, GlobalData argues.

Nestlé’s move to invest in Orgain comes amid demand for functional nutrition – consumer surveys

Nestlé’s investment in Orgain should enable the Swiss giant to tap into demand for functional nutrition, GlobalData Consumer argues.

India food majors jostle for position with new fusion snacking products

Three of India’s biggest snacks companies are seeking to shake up the country’s not-so-innovative biscuits category, writes GlobalData Consumer.

Why The Livekindly Collective’s NPD strategy for China could pay off

The Livekindly Collective is the latest international meat-alternative business to target China and, with its Chinese-centric new products, GlobalData Consumer believes the company stands a good chance of success.