Ingredient Trends


Power Lunch

Power Lunch: Food Processors Can Help Create a Database for Food Microbes

Oct. 31, 2023
The Global Branded Food Products Database invites food processors to contribute health data on yogurt cultures and other live microbes.
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Plant Protein

Emerging Proteins Are Trying to Unseat Soy

Sept. 27, 2023
Protein ingredients from new sources that have been talked about for years are now in the marketplace.
Sweetening Solutions

Sweetener Development Pushes Past the Headlines

Sept. 5, 2023
Product developers’ search for the perfect sugar substitute goes on, and many were on display at this year’s Institute of Food Technologists’ IFT FIRST expo in July.
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Alternative Protein

How Safe Are Plant-Based Proteins?

May 4, 2023
These alternative proteins may be better for animals and the environment, but are they good for your body?

Survey: Ingredient Issues Force Product Changes

July 21, 2022
Consumer goods manufacturers are adopting a variety of strategies to deal with ingredient issues, up to and including discontinuing some products entirely.
Business Strategies

Whole Foods Lists 2022 Food Trends

Oct. 20, 2021
Whole Foods Market has issued its annual list of 10 food trends for the coming year.
Ingredient Trends

Almonds Are Hot, Especially in Dairy

July 14, 2020
As almond use grows, dairy enters top-five use category.

Study Finds 12 Percent Drop in Sodium Consumption

June 8, 2017
JAMA report confirms food processors did reduce salt 2000-2014, especially condiments and salty snacks, but more needs to be done.
Fortifications and Minerals

Healthy, 'Well'thy and Wise Foods for Women

June 1, 2017
There are many nutritious guardians besides calcium and vitamin D available for women's health issues. The right foods and ingredients can enhance fitness and curb menopausal ...
Business Strategies

Campbell Soup Invests in Online Meal Service, Chef’d

May 25, 2017
Chef’d, a leading online meal store, provides an innovative platform that advances Campbell’s e-commerce capabilities.
Business Strategies

Harris Teeter Launches Free-From Health Program

May 2, 2017
The wholly-owned subsidiary of The Kroger Co. says its Free From 101 list and store shelf labeling program will make it easy to find products free of certain 'questionable' ingredients...