NPD takes time. Long hours of R&D lie between an idea and a product launch. AI, however, is helping a range of major companies generate product ideas, as well as do market research and gain insights into the minds of consumers.
The world is currently fraught with uncertainties, ranging from economic and political instability to the ongoing threat of climate change and supply chain shortages. Along with the ever-present shadow of Covid-19, these factors are impacting people’s...
Swiss-based flavor house Givaudan is using AI-based capabilities with its Customer Foresight platform to predict upcoming market trends and provide opportunities to co-collaborate with CPG brands on new and innovative food and beverage products, Nandita...
Givaudan has developed a ‘radical approach’ that it says can assist efforts to reduce the amount of sugar in products: ‘holistic profiling’. FoodNavigator hears more about how this new technique represents a departure from conventional approaches to cutting...
Givaudan and US-based Fiberstar have entered an agreement to further commercialize FIberstar's citrus fiber ingredient, Citri-Fi, which can be used to replace a number of common texturizing ingredients in food applications.
Despite the growth of the low and no alcohol category, only a third of consumers say they are satisfied with current products on the market, according to a new survey. So what can be done to improve them?
The Swiss company’s new Protein Hub aims to provide experts and technology to accelerate alternative protein development, Thomas Ullram, Innovation Director Savoury Europe at Givaudan Taste & Wellbeing Division, tells FoodNavigator.
Once confined to dietary supplements and herbal teas, botanicals from ashwagandha to ginseng are springing up in a growing number of ready-to-drink beverages and snacks as brands seek to imbue their wares with functionality and an air of sophistication....
The Swiss flavours and fragrances company is launching a digital sensory tool to help crowdsource preference for ‘flavour first’ products, whereby the aroma from flavour helps to drive purchasing decision, Rahul Siva, research investigator, Taste &...
Givaudan’s flavour business, Givaudan Taste & Wellness, is launching a new tool that leverages artificial intelligence for the ‘next generation’ of product development. “Success comes from combining the output of the tools with the sensitivity and...
Global flavor company Givaudan registered a 3.6% sales increase in its flavors division where it experienced a shift demand from foodservice and alcoholic beverages to retail CPG products including juice-based beverages, culinary solutions, nutritional...
The next generation of plant-based burgers looks, cooks, tastes, and smells eerily like the real thing. But how do you deliver an authentically ‘meaty’ taste without animals, and which flavors (beef, chicken, pork, tuna?) are the hardest to emulate?
60-second interview: Dawn Streich, global citrus product manager, Givaudan
An unparalleled group of fruits that has been lovingly curated since 1910, the Givaudan citrus variety collection at the University of California, Riverside, is sometimes referred to as the Noah’s Ark of citrus in that it houses two plants of each variety,...
The high cost of citrus, mainly as a result of poor weather in prime growing regions, has led Givaudan to develop a new range of lemon oil replacers, which it claims are a precise match for the flavour profile and functionality.
Flavours giant Givaudan has entered into a research and licensing
agreement with taste technology developer Redpoint Bio Corp, which
is expected to build the company's TasteSolutions programme for
health and wellness.
Givaudan, the world's number one fragrance and flavour player, saw
sales in its flavour division slipping by 6.5 per cent for the
first quarter, impacted by a loss of products and a fall in prices,
writes Lindsey Partos.
Contributing the biggest revenue stream to Givaudan, the flavours
unit posted sales of CHF 1.6 billion (€1 billion) sales in 2004,
representing stagnant growth on a like-for-like basis in Swiss
Number one flavours and fragrance firm Givaudan ambles along in the
first quarter with higher sales in flavours offsetting a drop in
the fragrance division, suggesting that strategies to boost profit
announced back in January this...
As US International Flavours and Fragrances and Swiss company
Givaudan continue to fight it out for the number one global
flavours and fragrance spot, the Swiss supplier reports stable but
far from dazzling 3 per cent sales growth...