Consumer Food Trends

Practical Formulation with Plant-Based Technologies 

Practical Formulation with Plant-Based Technologies 

New consumer products such as plant-based meat alternatives can generate mass media attention, accompanied by inflated consumer expectations, said Julia Thompson, Culinologist III, CuliNEX. Tremendous 2020 sales growth for plant-based meat alternatives plateaued in...

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation Rachel Cheatham, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Foodscape Group, LLC, set the theme for Global Food Forums’ 2022 Clean Label Conference with the keynote presentation, "Unpacking the Ever-Evolving Narrative of Clean Eating in Order...

Consumers’ Ingredient Awareness on the Rise

Consumers’ Ingredient Awareness on the Rise

Survey data gathered by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) showed consumers’ ingredient awareness on the rise. Tony Flood, Sr. Director, Ingredient Communications, IFIC, emphasized this point in his webinar titled “Consumer Perception of Food...

2021 Clean Label Post Webinar Magazine

2021 Clean Label Post Webinar Magazine

In mid-2021, Global Food Forums developed and hosted a Clean Label Premium Webinar titled “Technical Solutions in Formulating Clean Label Food.” This publication, the 2021 Clean Label Post Webinar Magazine, is based on presentations from that webinar. Clean label...

2023 Clean Label Conference Program

This page will be updated in the coming months to reflect the 2023 Clean Label Conference. Global Food Forums is pleased to announce the 2023 Clean Label Conference Program. This 9th annual in-person event is scheduled for May 23-24 at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca,...

Consumer Attitudes Towards Food Ingredients [Presentation]

Consumer Attitudes Towards Food Ingredients [Presentation]

The presentation titled "Consumer Attitudes Towards Food Ingredients: A Changing Landscape" was given by Anthony Flood, Senior Director, Food Ingredient Communications, International Food Information Council (IFIC).  This presentation was part of Global Food Forums'...

2022 Clean Label Program Updates

Global Food Forums is pleased to announce the developing program for its 8th annual in-person Clean Label Conference, May 24-25, 2022, Westin Hotel, Itasca, Ill. USA.  2022 clean label program updates will be announced here. Many presentations will be relevant to...

2021 Clean Label Premium Webinar

2021 Clean Label Premium Webinar

Clean label products have short, simple ingredient lists that consumers recognize and generally come from natural sources. “Clean label” has grown to include concepts such as plant-based and ingredients perceived as healthier for the individual and for the planet....

Protein Trends & Technologies Library

Protein Trends & Technologies Library

Welcome to Protein Trends & Technologies Seminar Library, which provides free access to valuable speaker presentations and post-conference summaries. A Sweetener Systems Library and Clean Label Library that provide access to summaries and presentations from past...

Clean Label Library

Clean Label Library

Welcome to the Clean Label Conference Library. This section provides free access to valuable Clean Label Conference speaker presentations and magazines offering post-conference summaries. Please scroll down to access the 2022 Clean Label Conference speaker and...