International research body, Innova Market Insights, has identified five key trends that it claims will impact the Australian food and beverage market through 2012 and beyond. According to Innova, the...

US grocery operator Safeway Inc has launched a range of 100% natural foods called Open Nature.The retailer announced on Wednesday (26 January) that the line comprises more than 100 products, launching...

Mars Inc is looking to boost sales of its range of Dolmio Bolognese sauces in the UK with revamped packaging that emphasises the products contain “100% natural ingredients”.The company said...

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay North America snacks business plans to make 50% of its products from natural ingredients by the end of the year.The target, which includes Lay’s potato chips, Tostitos tortilla...

With a staggering 90% of young Australians turning to caffeine or sugar-fuelled energy drinks, snacks and other beverages to help them get through the day, Queensland based ZAG Beverages is set to transform...

PepsiCo has announced the transformation of its popular US lemon lime soda, Sierra Mist, into a beverage with entirely natural ingredients, Sierra Mist Natural. PepsiCo has removed preservatives and artificial...

Stevia supplier PureCircle yesterday (3 August) launched a global campaign in a bid to boost awareness of the natural sweetener among consumers. The UK-listed group said a “trust mark” entitled...

In today’s health conscious society, consumers are increasingly choosing products they view as healthy. ‘Natural’ foods are considered healthier than ‘artificial’ –...

Colour plays a crucial role in the way consumers taste and perceive the food they eat but what will the future look like for natural food colours given the uproar about artificial colourings in recent...

Usage of the food descriptors ‘natural’, ‘superfood’ and ‘antioxidants’ has been debated by six leading food experts at the recent FoodLegal symposium, with calls made for...