145 episodes

Discussing the latest trends in food & beverage development in Europe

The FoodNavigator Podcast William Reed Business Media

    • Business

Discussing the latest trends in food & beverage development in Europe

    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?

    • 53 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
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Sugar reformulation part 1: Why reducing by stealth is key

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Sugar reformulation part 1: Why reducing by stealth is key

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

    • 44 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Rethinking food waste

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: Rethinking food waste

    Innovators are looking to address food waste with technology, community, and original business models. The FoodNavigator Podcast hears from recipe box company Gousto, anti-food waste app Olio, and UK charity FareShare to find out more.

    • 28 min
    The FoodNavigator Podcast: What does Coronavirus mean for the future of food?

    The FoodNavigator Podcast: What does Coronavirus mean for the future of food?

    The coronavirus pandemic has touched every part of our lives. With the social and economic consequences still largely to be felt, many commentators suggest it will mark a before and after point for society. In this edition of The FoodNavigator Podcast, we ask what does COVID-19 mean for food businesses and the consumers they serve?

    • 35 min

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