Staying On Trend - Challenges shaping innovation in Food Texture

D. Panyam
Nestle,
Switzerland

Keywords: food, food science

Summary:

Evolving trends are shaping consumer preferences as they seek healthier options. Sorting through the trends, food product developers have to adapt to new challenges using fewer or newer ingredients. In foods, like ice cream where texture is a key driver of preference, even small ingredient changes can disrupt the texture in multiple ways. Some of the innovation strategies to approach these challenges are discussed.