The food and beverage industry is an ever-changing beast. In order to get ahead, we take a look at the trends that are going to shape the industry in 2019.
Looking back on 2017, our focus on street food, charcoal flavours, unusual spices to edible bugs has made it a colourful year. Looking at what is trending, the following outlines where we feel the focus is for 2018… 1. Environmental Consumption Consumers continue to want to know where their food is from, truth in labelling […]
Natural probiotic foods are ‘all the rage’ to create immunity and a healthy gut. So what are some of these foods? 1. Tempeh – Tempeh is made from naturally fermented soybeans. With a slightly nutty flavour, it’s a good source of probiotics—and, because it contains all the essential amino acids, it’s a complete source of […]
Ice cream….What’s your favourite flavour? Although ice cream can be considered a mature market and seeing lower rates of growth, manufacturers have managed to maintain momentum by innovating to stimulate consumption. Here are some of the main trends – and more quirky developments – in ice cream innovation, and the products launched to make the […]
Food Fashion – We eat what we are…Consumers have moved from wanting to eat local to wanting a ‘connection with food’. If food is truly becoming fashion, then marketers need to probe deeper and more frequently to better understand the relationship between consumers and their food. Food trends are changing as quickly as fashion trends […]
The year is full in swing, these are our predictions for the way that the food landscape will continue to change throughout 2015. 1. Clear Labelling For the last few years we have all been discussing Clean and Green. Most labels claim they are now sustainably sourcing. Consumers, retailers, industry and regulators are all driving […]
After all the recent issues on imported fruit, we thought we’d offer a guide to freezing your own. Freezing your own fruit can last 6-12 months. This is mostly dependent on moisture and air so make sure you pad dry, cut out rotten fruit, freeze first individually on a tray and pack in air tight […]