“Natural highs”, one-step convenience and “foraged flavours” are set to become key trends in 2014 for the global food and drink industry, according to new findings from market research organisation...

The savoury biscuits sector recorded a stronger growth rate globally than sweet biscuits in the year to the end of July 2013, according to global market research organisation Innova Market Insights. The...

A new certification body for genetically modified organism free (GMO-free) foods has been launched in Australia. GMO-ID Australia, a subsidiary of accreditation body HACCP International Pty Ltd, which...

New US research by Euromonitor has found that health and wellness beverages are continuing to increase in popularity, equating to 44 per cent of sales in the non-alcoholic beverage market. The Functionality,...

Popular food claims such as “natural,” “made with,” and “whole grains” have made the US-based EnviroMedia’s Leanwashing Index’s annual list of food marketing words that mislead consumers. Launched...

Consumers perceptions of what is considered healthy eating at restaurants are changing according to a new report by market research firm Technomic. The Healthy Eating Consumer Trend Report by Technomic...

An Australian survey by leading consumer advocacy group CHOICE has found that many food manufacturers are using a “trade mark law loophole” to label food as “healthy,” even if they are high in...

On 1 October 2012, the European Commission announced it had approved a list of flavouring substances, meaning that only flavourings permitted by the Commission will be permitted for food in Europe. While...

KR Castlemaine has  launched a campaign for a pre-packaged ham product with the claim to be “natural”, using new technologies to become the “first Australian pre-packaged ham that is artificially...

A UK-based independent research organisation, has predicted the food and drink trends set to make an impact in 2012. The top 10 food and drink trends identified by Leatherhead Food Research are: Health...