Nutrition for Aging and Chronic Diseases Report

With the forecast of population growth over the age of 60 and with the economic and health implications, it is necessary to create strategies to prevent the development of chronic diseases.

As adults age, they are at risk for “nutritional frailty,” which can compromise the ability to meet nutritional needs. This report gives the perspective that the basis for the population’s health is nutrition and its importance in all stages of life. In this way, the industry must soon consider increasingly involving science, mainly nutrigenomics, so that they can develop innovative products in the area of fortified and functional foods.

To learn more about this topical and interesting topic, download the report here!

 

 

Read More

Nutrition and Brain Report

Nutrition is a field of science that is increasingly at the centre of research. All this interest in this concept is related to the awareness of human beings about the importance that our food affects our health in general.  Recent studies have shown that food affects the chemical composition of our brains.

Food is made up of essential nutrients for the proper functioning of our body. It is necessary to remember that the basis of our health is directly linked to the base of our diet.

To learn more about this topical and interesting topic, download the report here!

 

Read More

Covid-19 and Nutrition Report

Executive summary
Currently, the world is living with Covid-19, and has suffered repeated waves of infection. Over time there have been peaks of actions aimed at prevention, followed by the
relaxation of prevention measures.
This infection affects the immune system, which causes an inflammatory response. Since our food is directly related to our health, several studies have been carried out to
understand the essential components for fighting and preventing Covid-19.
This report highlights the components of the daily diet that may be beneficial for addressing Covid-19 disease. The application of these products opens opportunities for
the food industry to consider developing functional products in this area.
This is likely to become established a new trend for 2022, as society continues to deal with the pandemic and it’s long term outcomes.

Covid-19 and Nutrition Report

Read More

Alternative Proteins Report

Alternative Proteins Report

This report presents the new trends in alternative proteins for the healthy food and beverage market in the coming years.

Throughout the scientific research, it was observed that new plant proteins appear as alternatives to existing ones. New, unexpected products appear in innovation and are currently taking the first steps in creation.

You can download the report here.  Alternative Proteins Report

Read More

AHFES analysis Dairy: European market, consumer trends, and innovation

The present consumer and market report, titled “Dairy: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”, provides an analysis of the dairy and alternative-dairy sector, with a special focus on health. The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom).

In the report, the production, value and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launching, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated. Milk, as the raw material for the manufacturing of derivate dairy products, received a special attention in this report in terms of production, sales, as well as market value and volume. The main information
sources have been Innova Database, Innova Markets Insights, GlobalData, and European Commission databases, among others.

You can download the report here

 

Read More

Babies & Toddlers: European market, consumer trends, and innovation

AHFES are pleased to present a consumer and market report, titled “Babies & Toddlers: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”.  Providing an analysis of the babies and toddlers sector, with a special focus on health.

The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom).

In the report we look at the production, value and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launches, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated.

The main information sources have been Innova Database, Innova Markets Insights, GlobalData, and European Commission databases, among others.

You can download the report here.

Read More

Meat, Fish & Seafood, and Ready meals: European market, consumer trends, and innovation

“Meat, Fish & Seafood, and Ready meals: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”, provides an analysis of the sector, with a special focus on health. The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom). In the report, the production, value and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launching, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated.

The main information sources have been Innova Database, Innova Markets Insights, GlobalData, and European Commission databases, among others.

You can download the analysis here

 

Read More

Bakery: European Market, Consumer Trends, and Innovation

AHFES are please to present a consumer and market report, titled “Bakery: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”. This report provides an analysis of the bakery sector, with a special focus on health.

The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom).

In the report, the production, value and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launching, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated.

Click here for your copy of the AHFES Bakery Report 

 

 

 

 

Read More

Sports Nutrition: European market, consumer trends, and innovation

Please find here the AHFES consumer and market report, titled

Sports Nutrition: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”,

The report provides an analysis of the sports nutrition sector, with a special focus on health. The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom).

In the report, the production, value, and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launching, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated.

Click here to download the report

Read More

Soft Drinks: European market, consumer trends, and innovation

Please find below a link to the AHFES consumer and market report, titled “Soft drinks: European market, consumer trends, and innovation”, providing an analysis of the soft drinks sector, with a special focus on health. The geographical scope of the report is Europe, spotlighting the Atlantic Area countries (France, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, and United Kingdom). In the report, the production, value and volume of sales of the sector, as well as product launching, main positionings, consumer trends and market health claims were evaluated.

The main information sources have been Innova Database, Innova Markets Insights, GlobalData, and European Commission databases, among others.

The Report has been created by AHFES partner  Clúster Alimentario de Galicia | Clusaga             AHFES A6.2_Soft drinks report_20210722

 

Read More

Presentation Dairy sector in 2021: Consumer trends, market and innovations

Exploring the main consumer trends in the dairy sector, and looking at what are the opportunities for innovation in the dairy market in Europe? What are the main innovations?​

In this webinar we learn about market data, consumer preferences and innovation opportunities in the dairy and alternative dairy sectors, with a special focus on health.

Click here to download the presentation

PRESENTATION AHFES A6.2_Dairy report

Read More

Le présent rapport sur les consommateurs et le marché, intitulé “Produits laitiers : marché européen, tendances de consommation et innovation”

Le présent rapport sur les consommateurs et le marché, intitulé “Produits laitiers : marché  européen, tendances de consommation et innovation”, fournit une analyse du secteur des produits laitiers et des produits laitiers alternatifs, avec un accent particulier sur la santé. La portée géographique du rapport est l’Europe, avec un accent particulier sur les pays de l’Espace Atlantique (France, Irlande, Portugal, Espagne et Royaume-Uni).

Téléchargez le rapport ici

AHFES A6.2_rapport produits laitiers_20210603

Read More

“D5.3 Matching consumer demands, market opportunities and SMEs competencies and needs”

More analysis by AHFES providing a summary overview of consumer demands and market trends with regard to healthy food, coupled with an understanding of SMEs competencies,
needs and current challenges, which can be used by food companies to increase their knowledge about healthy food innovation opportunities globally and in the Atlantic Area (AA) countries while
also highlighting matched training and service opportunities that will be provided by AHFES partners.

It also summarises the information presented through the development of a SWOT AHFES_D5 3 Matching demands opportunities competencies and needs_V1.0(Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) analysis

Read More

D5.2 Market analysis: innovation trends and market opportunities

D5.2 Market analysis: innovation trends and market opportunities

The current report, “D5.2 Market analysis: innovation trends and market opportunities”, aims to provide information on market innovation trends with regard to healthy food, which can be used by food companies to increase their knowledge about healthy food innovation opportunities globally and in the Atlantic Area (AA) countries specifically.

You can access the report here,

AHFES_D5.2 Market analysis_v1.0

 

Read More

AHFES D5.1 Consumer analysis

This report aims to understand and raise awareness of future trends in the food sector, more specifically in healthy foods. This report provides an analysis of the nature of changes in consumers’ preferences and patterns of food consumption, which will directly influence the process of product development and its acceptance by the consumer. The changes that occur in an individual’s eating patterns are the result of several factors including demographics, urbanization, lifestyle and individual and social determinants.

You can access the report here,

AHFES_D5.1 Consumer analysis_v1.0

 

Read More

Four key trends are affecting consumer demand for healthy food and drink products

Four key trends are affecting consumer demand for healthy food and drink products. Consumption Trends and consumer expectations, health and wellbeing, convenience, sustainability, natural and organic. Find out more here.   

Read More

Insights on Market Trends

Using market insight can help meet your target customers expectations and desires. Helping you succeed and helping increase income.
Check out the new AHFES infographic on Current strategies for innovation in healthy food and lifestyles. Nov 2020 Infographic 3 version

Read More

Consumption trends and consumers expectations

This report provides an analysis and understanding of future trends in the food sector and more specifically in healthy foods.

Looking at the nature of changes in consumers’ preferences and patterns of food consumption, which will directly influence the process of product development and its acceptance by the consumer. Exploring the changes that occur in an individual’s eating patterns. That are the result of several factors, including demographics, urbanization, lifestyle, the individual and the social determinants.

Read More

Current strategies for innovation in healthy food and lifestyles

AHFES have produced an insight into the strategies and tools to improve healthy food and lifestyles policies. Building on a literature review and information about the existing regional strategies and policies collected by each project partner. key learnings have been analysed and are summarised in this document.

Addressing the following topics across the project region,

  • Healthy food and lifestyles,
  • Innovation tools and policies
  • Existing support structures, reforms, and trends
Read More

Mapping the innovation ecosystem

As part of the AHFES project the one of the partners Valorial from France has undertaken analysis of the different regional ecosystems dedicated to Healthy Food and Lifestyles. Exploring the actors within the European Atlantic Area where they have been supported by the AHFES partners from Spain, Portugal, UK, and Ireland.

check your area here

The activity has highlighting the companies who work in Healthy Food across the 4 helixes of Industry, Government, Academia and Citizens.

Listing the companies who work on products to make them healthier or work with naturally healthy products and those who are working to develop sustainable products.

The list also includes those working to promote a healthier diet and lifestyle, including physical activity. Developing research on healthy food and diets, that are focused on nutritional needs and the impact of food on the physiological and physical functions.

This includes exploring the methods of food processing, preparation and cooking that influence the nutritional value of foods, and provide consumers with access to safe, healthy, high quality and affordable food.

The report is set out across two files, a PDF report and the list of companies in Excel format. For a complete overview both documents should reviewed in conjunction and can be accessed through the links below.

Copy of D4.3 Map of the innovation ecosystem consolidated excel v2

D4.3_MIE_v1.0

 

Read More

Analysis of current trends and best practices on H4 cooperation for innovation and growth in the Atlantic Area

This report provides an overview of 4H innovation and insights on best practices for innovation cooperation in the healthy food sector.

Current trends and existing collaborative experiences implemented by AHFES partners to support SMEs to innovate are reported and analysed. Each region provided an overview of the trends and existing experiences in their regions and identified a success story analysed as a mini case study.

These reports and systemised knowledge across these reports provide insight and inspiration for policy makers, SMEs, academics, and citizen stakeholders working to further enhance healthy food innovation projects.

You can download the report here

Read More

Analysis of current trends and best practices on H4 cooperation for innovation and growth in the Atlantic Area

An overview of 4H innovation and insights on best practices for innovation cooperation in the healthy food sector. Looking at current trends and existing collaborative experiences implemented by AHFES partners to support SMEs to innovate.

Providing an insight and inspiration for policy makers, SMEs, academics, and citizen stakeholders working to further enhance healthy food innovation projects.

Using the quadruple helix (4H) approach to create shared value that benefits all participants in the innovation ecosystem. EU, National, and Regional policies, technologies supporting connectivity, innovation methods and strategies all play a key role in supporting productive network activity, experimentation, and innovation ecosystem development.

This action provides a context for understanding Healthy Food Innovation challenges in Europe, the importance of cooperation and innovation in this context, and the significance of developing learning systems and establishing and maintaining innovation ecosystems.

Each partner provides a broad overview of key types of cooperation used in their region, including specific trends, methods, policies that inform types of cooperation, under the following headings:

  • Regional trends in cooperation and innovation
  • Policies that inform the types of cooperation used
  • Technologies, tools and methods supporting cooperation and innovation.

Each partner also reports on a specific case where actors cooperated successfully to innovate.

A consolidated overview of the cases, including the nature of the problem addressed, methods and strategies of cooperation, key successes, challenges, and learning experiences is provided.

Finally, key ideas in relation to cooperation and innovation are presented in a summary conclusion.

Read More