Japanese firm Kao has launched a new range of Foods with Function Claims (FFCs) targeted at reducing visceral fat and lowering high blood pressure, and consumers could measure their progress using an app.
Lockdowns prompted consumers to treat themselves to premium drinks at home: and even now people continue to embrace the idea of entertaining loved ones with special drinks in their own house, according to UK supermarket Waitrose.
Consumers have been looking for elevated at-home coffee experiences: with the pandemic pushing forward premium coffee trends at the kitchen table. But what can we expect from the category in the future?
FrieslandCampina has published its fourth annual trend report. The 2022 edition illustrates three major global trends in the industry: Being my better me, Lovely luxury experiences & Mindfulness on the menu.
Beverage giant Frucor Suntory has noted rising New Zealand consumer demand in the juice category for exotic citrus flavours beyond the traditional orange and lemonade, as well as for non-fruit offerings such as spirulina.
The Coca-Cola Company, Changchun Meihe Science & Technology and UPM have announced the first planned commercialization of new tech to create plant-based monoethylene glycol (bMEG): which can replace traditional oil-based MEG in PET bottles.
Budweiser Brewing Group UK&I and green hydrogen energy company Protium have teamed up to explore the deployment of zero emission green hydrogen at the Magor brewery in South Wales, one of the largest breweries in the UK.