• Pressing the switch from sugar to sweeteners
    on 30 September 2020 at 11:00 pm

    Appealing to consumers’ love of sweet treats and sugary drinks along with their health and wellness goals and ingredient preferences is dominating new product development in the sweetener space.

  • Embracing the Human Library, Enhancing the Human Experience, Encouraging Empathy
    on 7 September 2020 at 11:00 pm

    The Human Library, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary, allows people to volunteer as ‘books’ to interact with ‘readers’ in 30-minute conversations. Chit-chat, small talk, surface-level nattering — do you love it or loathe it? Do you often just want to have a one-on-one, real, meaningful and present conversation? One that doesn’t come with expectation, judgement, criticism or distress. To talk to empathise with others, gain understanding of their perspectives and to be social. I fi

  • More than Just Taste: plant-based innovation moves beyond the meat-free label
    on 31 August 2020 at 11:00 pm

    As the rise of flexitarianism, vegetarianism and veganism brings an array of plant-based innovations to market, we delve into how this surge in demand is shaping the alternative protein source landscape. From popular and emerging protein sources and trends to buying considerations and production challenges — we explore what we can expect from the meatless market.