While in 2014 55 percent of American consumers agreed that breakfast was more important than lunch or dinner, only half of consumers did so last year. The reason for this is the fact that many Americans feel under time pressure and therefore often skip breakfast.
In general, we can see that ... more
Adolescents are particularly susceptible to a high sugar intake because they have a high genetic preference for sweet foods. This preference slowly diminishes until adulthood. Researchers at the Universities of Bonn and Paderborn have shown that sugar intake among children and adolescents i ... more
Maintaining a healthy body weight is no simple matter. A better understanding of how the body regulates appetite could help tip the scale toward the healthy side. Contributing toward this goal, a team led by researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Cambridge reports i ... more
At the recent 2019 Global Food & Beverage Innovation Conference (FBIC) in Shanghai, China, Mintel uncovered the latest trends to reshape the global snacking industry, specifically touching on consumers’ pursuit for health and wellness through food and drink.
Today, new product launches are ... more
Brits continue to shop with the click of a button, as according to the latest research from Mintel, last year sales of online groceries in the UK hit £12.3 billion, up 9% from 2017.
One of the fastest growing channels in the UK grocery market, the online grocery sector is still adding to i ... more
Nestlé today announced the creation of the Nestlé R&D Accelerator based in Lausanne, Switzerland. The accelerator brings together Nestlé scientists, students and start-ups to advance science and technology with the objective to accelerate the development of innovative products and systems. ... more
Wacker Chemie AG opened a new laboratory for food applications in Shanghai today. This specialized lab will enable WACKER to provide its customers in Asia with even better support in developing innovative, customized products in the fast-growing food market. The focus is on food ingredients ... more
The quest to keep plastic out of landfills and simultaneously satisfy the needs of the food industry is filled with obstacles. A biodegradable replacement for petroleum-based products has to meet all sorts of standards and, so far, attempts at viable replacements from renewable sources have ... more
The gaze of another influences food choice. Thus, a food gains greater value when previously viewed by another person. This has been discovered by a research team from DIfE. The results of the study have now been published in the journal Scientific Reports.
As social beings, we constantly ... more
Better postponement than chaos-brexit: That's how it looked on Friday in the endless saga about the British withdrawal from the EU. But nothing is certain before the EU special summit on Wednesday and the danger of an unregulated departure of the British in a week's time has still not been ... more