News Ingredient Trends

2021 Avocado Update

16 April 2021

Avocado popularity continues to grow globally … Avocado popularity has grown consistently year on year since 2012…

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Ingredient Update: Prebiotic Fibre

17 March 2021

What are prebiotic fibres? Prebiotics are a type of dietary fibre that help to cultivate healthy gut bacteria.

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L-Theanine: An Ingredient to Watch

26 February 2021

What is L-Theanine? L-theanine is an amino acid found in green and black tea leaves that is moving from the niche to the mainstream.

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Miso: An Ingredient to Watch

12 February 2021

What is Miso? Miso is a Japanese fermented paste with a strong umami flavour. With origins dating back to the eighth century…

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Hemp Seeds: An ingredient to watch

21 January 2021

What are hemp seeds? Hemp seeds are a product of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, and while it is … related to the marijuana species…

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Oat milk: Plant-based ingredient update

23 December 2020

Oat milk has gained traction over recent months as consumer demand for plant-based products continues to grow.

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Vegan Cheese Innovation

16 November 2020

For innovators of vegan cheese, replicating dairy cheese is not always straightforward. Not only does dairy cheese provide a source of protein…

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Sugar Substitutes: Recent Advances

16 November 2020

Demand for sugar substitutes is rising … As awareness grows of the health implications surrounding high sugar diets…

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Lemon Myrtle: A 2021 Ingredient Trend

26 October 2020

What is lemon myrtle? Lemon myrtle, also known as ‘sweet verbena’…

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Organic Food Trends 2021

19 October 2020

Organic food trends are top of mind as we look towards 2021. According to the Soil Association Certification’s 2020 Organic Market Repor…

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