What is the Flavour Pyramid?

30/11/2021

Flavour is at the core of creating delicious food and drink. Find out how the Flavour Pyramid can help you create complex and delicious flavours every time.

Sugar Replacement in Bakery

27/10/2021

Replacing sugar in bakery applications can be a minefield. This article looks at some of the key issues to take into account when replacing sugar, and our recommendations for how to succeed.

WattsUp Trend Watch – Cutting-Edge Caffeination

06/10/2021

In this Trend Watch report, we look at how coffee brands are differentiating their offerings through both indulgence and functionality. Consumers are looking for more than just a standard cup of coffee, and brands have heard their demands loud and clear!

WattsUp Trend Watch – Indulgent Treats

07/09/2021

In these current uncertain times, people are reaching for indulgent desserts, cakes, cookies and more to help lift their mood. In this Trend Watch report, we look at how brands are innovating to create indulgent sweets that still feel ‘permissible’ to consumers.

WattsUp Trend Watch – Nutrition for Eye Health

06/08/2021

After over a year of pandemic-induced ‘digital bingeing’, concerns around eye strain and deteriorating eyesight are becoming increasingly common. In this Trend Watch report, we look at how food and drink products are innovating to help support the eye health of consumers.

Alternatives to Locust Bean Gum (LBG)

05/08/2021

With tight supply and rising prices, many people are on the lookout for potential LBG replacements. In this blog post our resident hydrocolloid expert, Celia, takes you through some of the potential alternatives.

WattsUp Trend Watch – Blooming Botanicals

07/07/2021

Consumers are increasingly aware of the functional health benefits that natural botanical ingredients can provide. Read on for a summary of why brands should be paying attention to these trending ingredients.

What’s new in modern ‘Asian fusion’?

24/06/2021

Asian fusion cuisine has been popular for decades, but new flavours and mash-ups are generating revived interest. Jump into this blog post for an update on what’s trending in this space, and how we’re bringing this to life on our stand at foodpro next month.

WattsUp Trend Watch: Better for the Planet

09/06/2021

Consumers are increasingly taking sustainability and ethics into consideration when purchasing food and beverages. Our latest Trend Watch report looks at how this is playing out, and how some brands have responded.

WattsUp Trend Watch: Functional Dairy & Dairy Alternatives

05/05/2021

The increased interest in health and wellness we saw in 2020 is becoming evident in new dairy and dairy alternatives. Brands are looking to position their products as nutritionally dense and as go-to healthy solutions. Learn more in our latest trend report.