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4 Trends in Food and Beverage Formulation

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The food and beverage industry has been very dynamic in following trends in order to stay ahead of the game. Taking into consideration those trends, companies largely invest in new product development or re-formulation. Indeed, the need to develop new products through new or re-formulated recipes is supported by strong competition and demanding consumers – especially Millennials. Recently, there has been a great focus on reformulating or developing new product with healthier ingredients and cleaner labels. Formulators have been challenged to find new ways and ingredients to simplify labels while meeting expectations in term of nutrition, function and taste.

Here are some trends that should be embraced to stay relevant with consumers:

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10 Global Trends Impacting the Food Industry

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When we talk about globalization and politics we often think of the impacts they have on our direct lives, concerning our jobs, education and direct future. But we often forget to think about some other impacts they have such as on our energy consumption, the news we hear and on industries, that are chosen to be highlighted over others such as choosing solar over coal. But today we are going to talk about an industry that impacts our everyday lives typically three times a day, the food industry.

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New in Cosmetics: Activated Charcoal

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The cosmetics industry is known for its innovative and “thinking outside the box” products. Latest in the cosmetics industry world has been the use of activated charcoal for whiter teeth and clearer skin, but what are the regulations on these products? What makes activated charcoal the new miracle for skin and dental health?

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Future Food

Trending Now: Ancient Grains

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Although some trends show an increasing drive towards new and evolved products, other trends show the benefits of going back to foods used in the past. According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2017 Culinary Forecast, ancient grains are one of the most sought after items in the pantry. Although these have been popular for the past several seasons, the trend is becoming even more popular the rise in health and artisanal orientated diners.

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Industry Trends of 2017

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Shopping has become a social activity, with it becoming increasingly common to go shopping with friends and family. They also look for creativity in food items as well as other products and are more inclined to trying something new unless convinced otherwise. This generation wants child friendly and eco-friendly as well as exotic and creative.

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