From PepsiCo’s new innovation group (The Hive) to the success of the NutriScore food labeling system in France to drive healthy food choices, here’s a round-up of the top seven global food and beverage news items from the past seven days.
Aloe vera ice cream with microencapsulated probiotics has strong viability and a 44% higher shelf life, presenting huge opportunities for industry to develop functional varieties economically, a study finds.
The story of Mate & Co started in 2015 when three enterprising friends perceived that the world was opening up to new tastes and flavors, and so they chose to build a brand around the traditional South America beverage yerba mate.
Mexican firm Grupo Escamp is ready to take its avocado drink AvoWater into the US after two years establishing the product in the home market and is working to upscale its biodegradable bottle variant, its co-founder says.
Gluten-free and lactose-free are two of the leading growth categories in the evolving free-from category in Brazil, with ‘free-from’ also tipped as the most promising trend across the whole region, according to Euromonitor International.