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Product Innovation Food Alerts

Product Innovation Food Alerts

Building Enduring Brands

24 May 2019

The second Brand Forum meeting of 2019 took place in the now familiar RDS Minerva Suite and featured speakers who at first glance appeared to have little in common; Tom Stancliffe and Guy Hacking; two of the co-founders of Tribe a young digitally inspired food start up making a range of performance nutrition products from London and Kelly Rafferty Vice President for Global Marketing Capability from Kellogg’s, the venerable one hundred and thirteen year old food behemoth from Battle Creek Michigan.

Augmented Reality – The future is now

17 May 2019

Augmented Reality is no longer a concept of the future, it is now part of the day to day. Social media platforms and mobile gaming applications, such as Snapchat and Pokémon Go, have made AR more accessible than ever before.

Maximising Opportunities in a Local Context

24 April 2019

Being local may be not be possible in a global context but striving for local relevance in global markets can certainly pay dividends.

The Future of Sugar

24 April 2019

Euromonitor -market value of lactose free products in the EU 2017

What is a micro-influencer and how can they help grow your brand?

24 April 2019

Managing an effective digital campaign has become an important part of modern day business strategy.

Building Better Brands at Bord Bia’s Brand Forum

24 April 2019

The first Brand Forum evening meeting on 2019 was held in the Thinking House in Bord Bia’s Mount St. head office; a wholly appropriate venue for a thought-provoking evening featuring two contrasting speakers;

Fighting Food Waste in the Netherlands

24 April 2019

Dutch consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the amount of food wasted every year, and retailers are following suit with measures to prevent food waste.

Social Media Food Photography- Tips for Success

24 April 2019

Since the very inception of the discipline marketers have worried about which half of their marketing budget is being wasted and never has it been more important to be laser focused in terms of hitting your target segment with messaging and imagery that will provoke action.

Why RE-USE is the new RE-CYCLE

24 April 2019

As the War on Waste continues to gain momentum and both industry and consumer groups strive to find solutions that can make a meaningful impact, a new zero-waste platform supported by some of the largest FMCG brands will soon make its debut.

Brand Forum: Video Momentum

24 April 2019

Video is increasingly generating momentum when it comes to consumers consuming content online and this is a big opportunity for brands.

5 Great Innovations from 2018

24 April 2019

Christina Furlong, MSc Innovation, Bord Bia – Irish Food Board

What’s in store for food and drink in 2019 and beyond

What’s in store for food and drink in 2019 and beyond

25 April 2019

The major trends that will reshape the way that we source, produce and consume food over the next five to ten years will be driving forces for change, and successful food and drink companies will be those that can adapt to meet these changing consumer needs.

How Technology (and Robots!) will shape the Future Food Industry

25 April 2019

Automation, food surplus and hydroponics were just some of the topics discussed at the recent Food Loves Tech Conference in Brooklyn.

The Power of Partnership

25 April 2019

With the uneasy backdrop of the ongoing Brexit discussions and the ongoing talk of separation and ‘going it alone’, it is important to remind ourselves of the power of partnership and what true collaboration can and is helping us to achieve.

Wrapping up a Sustainable Future

25 April 2019

Last week Whole Foods published its food trend predictions for 2019, among the top 10 being the emergence of new forms of packaging which will not harm the environment.

Culinary Inspiration Issue 4: Adaptive Cuisine

25 April 2019

Bord Bia are exploring culinary trends from around the world: Trends in cooking style, food preparation, ingredients and flavours to get inspiration for the next hot food & drink trend.

Influence of religion on food

25 April 2019

In our increasingly multicultural society there are growing opportunities to cater to consumers with regard to religious laws, customs and taboos.

The Evolution of Superfoods

25 April 2019

Mintel have recently taken a look at the next generation of superfoods, predicting what they think will be the key trends in this area in the future.

scanning QR code in a Carrefour

Death of hypermarkets? How did Carrefour Poland achieve over 5% growth in a declining market?

18 July 2019

Poland is still very fragmented, and one of the most competitive retail markets in Europe. Euromonitor reports that the grocery retail market grows at 4.2% (2017).

German based Hellofresh continues to grow

18 July 2019

Hellofresh, a meal-kit delivery company which was established in Berlin in 2011 has experienced year-on-year growth since then. Hellofresh now has approximately 1.5m customers globally with 2,000 employees worldwide.

Design Thinking and Driving Change in Business

8 May 2019

Design Thinking as a way of working involves a more democratic collaborative and inclusive approach to problem solving and building an innovation pipeline.

Producer Organisations in fruit and vegetable sector – roles and benefits

8 May 2019

A recent conference organised by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine on producer organisations (POs) for the fruit and vegetable sector provided an overview of the regulation which governs this activity, including details of the requirements to establish POs, recent developments at EU level and how the regulation is implemented in Ireland, including its role and benefits.