One of the primary challenges food and beverage marketers face is the conceptualization of innovative products. Whether it's the next generation of energy drinks, a new twist on a classic flavor or reinventing the candy bar as a meal replacement, Wild Flavors is always on the lookout for big product ideas and bold innovations. Where do we begin to explain the 2007 trends? How about kicking things off with the industry's most savvy experts-- WILD's N.E.X.T. Team. Here's a taste of the predictions.
No matter what branch of the food and beverage industry you're in, the types of products you manufacture, or the size of your company -- product safety is every producers' first priority. Eliminating food-borne illness and preventing product contamination is a complex, multi-faceted process that requires strict adherence to food safety rules and cooperation from your employees, your suppliers and your customers.
Although Atkins diet is off the radar screen, we still find a high percentage of people who say they are "counting their carbs," as if carbs are a bad food to be limited. Nothing could be farther than the truth.
Healthy baking is now the rule rather than the exception. In a field as heavy on trends as it is on competition, heres what baked-goods processors are doing lately to hold onto their slice of the consumer pie.
Sweet and savory snacks are forecast for constant growth and food processors are taking note. Read on to find out how one ingredient formulator in particular can help with your future healthy snacking options.
June's Ingredient Round-Up features fibers, including beverage fibers, tapioca, water soluable fibers, resistant starch and cereal solution sets. Read on for the latest fiber ingredients from Danisco, Cargill, National Starch Food Innovation, MGP Ingredients Inc., Dow Chemical Co., and many more.