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.
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...
Amazon has made its first foray into Latin American food and beverage e-commerce with a dedicated platform in Mexico for non-perishables – a strategic move that makes sense but comes with challenges, say market experts.
Mexico must switch its confusing front-of-pack labeling to Chilean-style 'warning labels' for easy-to-understand nutrition information that aligns with World Health Organization recommendations, says a national academic committee.
From the growth in meatless meat (plant-based meat) to Nestlé’s ambitious palm oil satellite tech and Mondelez stockpiling chocolate in the UK ahead of Brexit, here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items from the past seven...
There was a lot of innovation on show at the recent Fi South America event in Sao Paulo. FoodNavigator-LATAM caught up with hydrocolloids supplier CP Kelco to find out how their ingredients can provide solutions to some of the region’s big trends.
The rise and rise of the organic and naturals trend in the food and health and wellness industry is putting increasing pressure on farmers to produce pesticide-free, sustainable and efficient crops for raw materials.
From Campbell Soup considering the sale of select assets to Coca-Cola acquiring UK brand Costa Coffee for $5.1bn and the threat of sugar tax in Malaysia, here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items from the past seven days.
Consumers in Brazil are trying to consume less sugar and more protein, but food and beverage brands need to ensure that taste and texture are not detrimentally affected while also boosting the perception of ‘freshness’ for their products, according to...