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Significant percentage of consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives because they think they are healthier, reveals Comax study

Significant percentage of consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives because they think they are healthier, reveals Comax study

Why do consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives? And what do they think formulators need to work on?

By Elaine Watson

While flavor is still the most important attribute, consumer research from Comax Flavors reveals that a significant percentage of shoppers (36%) regularly consuming plant-based dairy alternatives cite health benefits as a key purchase driver, results...

Arctic Zero CEO: People aren’t really eating ice cream to get their protein

VIDEO: WINTER FANCY FOOD SHOW 2018

Arctic Zero CEO: People aren’t really eating ice cream to get their protein

By Elaine Watson

The success of high-protein, low cal brands Halo Top and Enlightened notwithstanding, most Americans don't head to the ice cream aisle for a protein fix, argues the CEO of Arctic Zero, who says his new light ice cream can compete with these brands...

IN PICTURES: Trendspotting at the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

IN PICTURES: Trendspotting at the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show

By Elaine Watson

Moringa, turmeric, mushrooms, coconuts, pulses, ‘alternative’ flours (cassava, nuts) and sweeteners (maguey sap, yacon syrup), were given top billing in a flurry of new products at the 2018 Winter Fancy Food Show, where trend-spotters also got to taste...

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