From Tyson predicting six big food trends shaping the future to RSPO’s new sustainable palm oil standard, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get you updated!
Food and beverage brands in Latin America have a tremendous opportunity to lead the way in sustainability and guide consumers towards change, particularly around single-use plastic alternatives, says an analyst.
Two major investors have forked out $400m in additional funding for Brazilian online food delivery app iFood, funds that majority stakeholder Movile says will accelerate growth and speed up innovation.
From Cargill and DSM teaming up on high-potency sweeteners to China’s booming yogurt market, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get you updated!
Obesity and undernourishment continue to rise in Latin America with vulnerable populations of biggest concern, fueled by wider accessibility to processed and highly-processed foods, according to a United Nations report.
From Kellogg's new joyböl smoothie bowls for "deskfast" to Novozyme's strong performance over nine months and what you should know about China's cross-border e-commerce sector, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s...
The potential health benefits of consuming yerba maté may be linked to its ability to boost the formation of new mitochondria – the powerhouses of our cells – and increase energy expenditure, for lab mice at least.
La Huerta de Elisa has developed a range of all-natural baby foods made with native fruit and veg and will launch an organic line next year, plugging a significant gap in a monopolized market, its founder says.
Dairy giant FrieslandCampina Ingredients is aiming to capitalize more effectively on the growing demand for high-quality ingredients in Latin America with its new new sales office in São Paulo, Brazil.
Using commercial salt replacers such as Salona (ICL Brazil) may help reduce the sodium content in Prato cheese by 35% without affecting the sensory aspects of the product, says a new study from Brazil.
From ethnic flavor trends to infant gut microbiotas and acquisition news from Doehler and Kerry, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get you updated!
From duckweed-derived plant protein to making food labels easier for consumers, and Lact’Union's new ambient drinking yogurt, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get...
Coca-Cola Brazil has launched a line of Del Valle coconut water-juice blends and extended its Frut range to stretch business and align with consumer needs in a drawn-out economic crisis, its senior marketing manager says.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is coordinating with partners including Coca-Cola, Nestlé, Grupo Bimbo, Dow Chemical, the FEMSA Foundation, IBM, and Oxxo to fight food waste across Latin America and the Caribbean.
With Brazilian consumers looking for packaging formats and volumes to help avoid food waste, SIG has expanded its partnership with Nestlé to roll out new flexible filling lines in the Latin American country.
Ingredient supplier Layn is helping food and beverage manufacturers in Mexico and Central America take the guesswork out of sugar reduction by expanding in the region two new plant-based sweetener platforms that are optimized for different categories.
Mexico's front-of-pack label system should be kept as it cannot be realistically judged yet, particularly as it relies on consumer habits changing which takes time and education, says the Mexican Council of the Consumer Products Industry ConMéxico.
The United Nations General Assembly has called for further action against non-communicable diseases – a call Latin America's food and beverage industry fully supports and is ready to work collaboratively on, its industry head says.
Mexico’s market is primed for products offering prebiotic benefits as consumer research shows that consumers in the region are more knowledgeable and interested in digestive health than those in North America and Europe, according to ingredient supplier...
The Colombian Secretary of State for Agriculture and Procurement (SEAB) has approved non-GMO Reb D sweetener derived from the stevia leaf for use as a tabletop sweetener and added to food and beverages.
As the desire to attain a healthier, longer life through diet expands beyond niche groups focused on wellness into the mainstream population, consumers increasingly are looking for functional ingredients they recognize across categories – including in...
From Indra Nooyi’s key lessons from her time at PepsiCo to the rise of fermented foods and new cases of avian flu in China, a lot has happened over the past seven days. Here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items to get you...
The old strategies of reaping reliable returns by relying on consumer loyalty, incremental investments in established brands, and large-scale distribution and manufacturing are no longer advantageous – making this one of the most challenging times for...