148 episodes

Discussing the latest trends in food & beverage development in Europe

The FoodNavigator Podcast William Reed Business Media

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Discussing the latest trends in food & beverage development in Europe

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: New HFSS regulation a 'total game-changer' for healthy kids food

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: New HFSS regulation a 'total game-changer' for healthy kids food

    The UK is poised for the implementation of new junk food marketing and promotional restrictions next year. This is a 'total game-changer' for healthy kids food, the FoodNavigator Podcast hears.

    • 25 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: How tech is transforming transparency in palm oil, soy, and coffee

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: How tech is transforming transparency in palm oil, soy, and coffee

    From forced labour to deforestation, FMCGs are committed to eliminating unethical practices in their supply chains. How is food tech helping them get there? In our latest edition of The FoodNavigator Podcast, we talk transparency in global supply chains with California-based Orbital Insight and Swiss start-up Farmer Connect.

    • 32 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Are fermented foods the new cornerstone of a gut-friendly diet?

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Are fermented foods the new cornerstone of a gut-friendly diet?

    Knowledge about the relationship between the gut, the gut microbiome, and overall health is moving at a rapid clip. Healthy gut equals healthy body, right? So what’s the best diet for gut health? What kind of products, ingredients and formats might meet the consumer demand?

    • 34 min
    Ancient grains and forgotten crops: the food of the future?

    Ancient grains and forgotten crops: the food of the future?

    Millet, sorghum, buckwheat, amaranth… Are these exotic sounding crops a realistic solution to the world’s food crisis?

    • 52 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Sugar reformulation part 2: The taste conundrum

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Sugar reformulation part 2: The taste conundrum

    The food industry is under pressure to reformulate products with less sugar. The UK has a voluntary target for manufacturers to meet a 20% cut in sugar by 2020. This is unlikely to be met and campaigners are increasingly demanding that mandatory sugar reformulation targets are set.

    • 32 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: CBD-infused drinks, marshmallows, and peanut butter

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: CBD-infused drinks, marshmallows, and peanut butter

    CBD is the latest hot ingredient to infiltrate the food sector, and agile start-ups have been quick to jump onboard. In this edition of The FoodNavigator Podcast, we speak with the founders of three UK-based food start-ups to get their perspectives on consumer acceptance, the state of regulation, and formulating with a somewhat bitter ingredient.

    • 39 min

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