October 20th, 2016
There is barely a food or beverage category that has not been invaded by coconut in some shape or form. Overall, this has spurred an impressive burst of innovation, resulting in a rash of novel products and the amplification of consumer choice. But there is a shadier side to this story, which is causing a […]
June 8th, 2016
Passport Ethical Labels is our brand new database created in response to the growing movement towards social responsibility and sustainability.
April 20th, 2016
Since the Russian government imposed its import embargo on a great number of food products from the EU, North America, Australia and a handful of other markets, the country’s fresh food sales have been severely affected
April 9th, 2016
Food intolerances are a major concern for today’s health and wellness consumer and this is driving the growth of lactose-free food, ie products made from animal (usually cow’s) milk from which the milk sugar lactose has been removed.
April 2nd, 2016
The EU is about to inject some more cash into healthy school food programmes, and while this may be good news in terms of stimulating falling dairy and produce sales, the limitations of promoting healthy choices in order to combat childhood obesity are becoming ever more clear.
February 26th, 2016
China may be the world’s biggest lettuce producer, but the concept of tucking into a bowl of crispy green leaves is still somewhat of a novelty for Chinese consumers, who are used to eating their lettuce cooked rather than raw. However, the rapid expansion of Western-style restaurants across the country is starting to change this.
January 29th, 2016
This was the question posed at the Nutrition Integrates conference, which took place in June 2015 in London (UK) in a discussion moderated by Nick Morgan, Managing Director of Sports Integrated.
December 29th, 2015
The global grapefruit market is decidedly sluggish. A closer look reveals that it is industrialised markets that are seeing sales suffer the most. The ravages of the, thus far, incurable citrus greening disease is no doubt part of the reason, but it is far from the whole story.
November 29th, 2015
Fresh produce has so far assumed the “unofficial face” of food waste simply because it is the most bulky and, hence, the most visible. Unlike protein foods such as meat and fish, fruits and vegetables are not what a meal tends to be centred around, at least not in developed countries, and so they often […]
August 27th, 2015
Supermarket sales of courgettes and root vegetables are revving up this season. 2015 could well be the year when more consumers than ever will be reaching their five (or six, or seven) a day fruit-and-vegetable consumption target, and all thanks to a new trend that sees common vegetables transformed into a substitute for gluten-addled staples. […]