Latin America has always been considered as a region of heavy meat eaters. Attitudes are changing to plant-based meat and health is one of the driving factors towards this development. Mariana Tunis, marketing director of Fazenda Futuro, explains in an interview what other drivers push the rise of plant-based meat in Latin America and how this market differs from the rest of the world.
African spirit producers are focusing more on local ingredients, culture and their tradition. One way in which Africa’s spirits market is achieving success is through the introduction of small, family-run distilleries. With success: In Africa, the spirits market will grow by more than a fifth in terms of volume and value by 2023.
The agriculture and food industry is one of the most important economic sectors in South-East Asia. The market is not only famous for its great cuisine but also for following new trends and developments in food. Sustainability and the usage of innovative technology thus offer more growth and more opportunities.
Upcycling is now much more than “mend and make do”, or another green initiative. It has economic benefits for manufacturers who can extract maximum yields from raw materials. Innova Market Insights explains, how upcycling opens a door to innovation while offering economic benefits to consumers and brands alike.
What can the Metaverse achieve in the world of food and drink? What game-changing approaches does it offer and what role does knowledge transfer play? In Part II of the article on the Metaverse, market research company Innova Market Insights provides information on possible applications and new ways of marketing in the food and beverage sector.
Brazil is one of the most successful producers of food and beverages in South America and has developed from a food importer to a successful food exporter in recent years. The country's demands for sustainable food production are high, so that investments here have been significantly increased.
The metaverse offers numerous opportunities to cast the food world in a new light. In Part I of this blog post, market research company Innova Market Insight s informs us about the possibilities of the digital world and the almost unlimited scope for experimentation and expansion in the food and beverage sector.
Food production in Japan is small-scale and characterised by demographic change. According to AHK Japan, Japanese consumers purchase food primarily on the basis of quality, added health value and price, with cultural preferences and eating habits also playing a major role.
In recent years, China has made "carbon peaking" and "carbon neutrality" an important strategic decision. Thus, in the food market of the future, product packaging will have a lasting impact on consumers' purchasing decisions.
The food, beverage industry in Latin America is dominated by small companies, with large companies generating most of the revenue. Global trends such as sustainability and new shopping experiences are also playing an increasingly important role for Latin America's food industry.
Climate change, resource scarcity and the decline of available land call for responsible and sustainable action. The food industry offers numerous initiatives, concepts and products that promote a more sustainable, future-proof food system.
Shortage of raw materials, price increases as well as economic and political uncertainty - the food industry is in crisis mode and currently has to face various challenges. The Federation of German Food and Drink Industries (BVE) addresses in an interview the consequences of the current situation and at the same time points out new paths for the future.
At Anuga 2021, Didier Toubia, Co-Founder and CEO of Aleph Farms talked about his vision about cultivated meat. The latest interview of Anuga and Anuga HORIZON gives insights about the future of cultivated meat, how this differs from plant-based meat and why he thinks, people are ready for this.
Will we soon be feeding the world with animal foods from cellular agriculture? This groundbreaking question was the subject of the 3rd New Food Conference, which brought together around 20 international representatives from science, business and the investment sector at Anuga 2021. The most important findings are summarised in this article.
Over the last century, food has become a commodity. The cultural, social, environmental and political value of eating and drinking has been largely stripped away in pursuit of the unbalanced business priorities of profit and growth. Yet a series of globally impactful forces are set to disrupt the sector’s singular capitalist vision, transforming what we eat, how we eat, and who with.
Shifting consumer preference towards a vegan diet, rising cases of lactose intolerance and increasing awareness of the health benefits of consuming dairy alternatives will drive the segment's growth, according to Reports and Data.
The food-as-medicine movement is being rebranded to fit modern lifestyles, balancing flavour and function to shape our physical and psychological states.From basic needs to sensory pleasures, we eat for many reasons. Increasingly, however, consumers are choosing foods for the functions they offer as well as the nutrition and pleasure they provide. As the food-as-medicine movement enters the mainstream, the idea and image of health are changing.
The international market research institute Mintel gives an insight into the fastest growing e-commerce market China and shows how social commerce is revolutionising the Chinese food and beverage market.
COVID-19 has turned the international gastronomy and catering industry upside down. New concepts such as ghost kitchens, virtual restaurants and augmented reality offer new opportunities.
The beverage industry is currently undergoing major changes and is gearing up for the future with innovational concepts and technologies.
Concerns about food security and climate change are re-affirming urban farming as a model for sustainable living in Asia’s megacities. Read more about these innovative models.
Dr. Andy Zynga, CEO of EIT Food, talks in an interview about the sustainable transformation of global food systems for an environmentally friendly future.
At the Anuga Organic Forum 2019, fair trade pioneers from FairTSA, Gepa and Naturland spoke about their own experiences, current changes and new developments in the industry.
In the year 2018, 46% of the worldwide production of fish, crabs and molluscs originated from aquacultures. You can read what advantages and disadvantages this type of production brings with it here.
The food industry has had to change radically over the past months. The futurologist, Chris Sanderson, reveals which changes and potential the Corona crisis brings with it.
More and more people are following vegetarian or vegan diets. The growing wish for meat-free offers is however much more than merely a trend and could change the industry long-term.
Whether vegan hemp protein or meat made from plants: Organic is booming and is changing the eating habits and expectations of many people. What is on its way and what will stay?
The market is booming. However, new opportunities also bring new challenges and expectations with them. Experts and decision-makers can find inspiring products, concepts and partners at Anuga.
Personalised diet is one of the biggest trends of the future. Perhaps even the biggest? The NEWTRITION X. innovation summit at Anuga 2019 will provide answers.