A cool trend for ice cream

2022-08-11T14:01:10+01:00Categories: Food Trends|Tags: , |

Ice cream is one of the most popular products among consumers of all ages. With many people's lifestyles increasingly shifting towards a healthier diet, ice cream brands are innovating plant-based options and ingredients that can add health benefits to their products. Health-conscious consumers prioritise ingredients and nutrition, but still crave indulgence. Also, there is a

All you need is chocolate

2022-07-06T13:45:47+01:00Categories: Confectionery, Food Trends|Tags: , , |

Since the pandemic, foods that provide a sense of comfort have become more important to consumers. As we all know, a delicious piece of chocolate can support emotional well-being and make our day that much better. However, it is not only comfort that consumers seek, they also want healthier options with lifestyle benefits, as well

What does refreshment mean to beverage consumers?

2022-06-30T15:51:58+01:00Categories: Beverage, Citrus|Tags: , , , |

The most dominant trend in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages today is refreshment. Demand for beverages that feature refreshing flavours like citrus peak in hotter months when consumers crave refreshing drinks. However, demand remains high throughout the rest of the year as the go-to option to quench our thirst, re-energise and relax. But when a

Fresh Out the Oven! Bakery Trends

2022-05-13T15:47:31+01:00Categories: Bakery, Food Trends|Tags: , , , , |

The bakery sector continues to grow and even with the growing demand for healthier products, indulgence continues to lead the trends in this category, of course with a healthier twist than we are used to seeing. Baking ingredient and mix manufacturers are driving innovation around vegan claims, partly in response to consumer interest in plant-based

Hard Seltzers are gaining worldwide traction

2022-04-08T15:03:56+01:00Categories: Beverage, Citrus, Food Trends, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Hard seltzers have taken the US by storm but recent findings from Globaldata have shown that growth is slowing down from +385.6% year-on-year in 2017 to +8.0% by 2025.  However, IWSR informs us that the market is merely ‘evolving and maturing, with an increasing focus on value over volume growth’.  Almost 300 new hard

Food and Beverage Trends 2022

2022-04-08T12:07:55+01:00Categories: Beverage, Confectionery, Food Trends, Industry News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Consumers still face post-pandemic feelings of health and financial insecurity. Shoppers desire to be in control of food and drink decisions and they will consider how their purchases contribute to protecting their health and/or the health of the planet, according to Mintel - What the 2022 Consumer Trends mean for food and drink. After initial