Nick’s Ice Cream founder talks Epogee and Perfect Day innovation, eyes EU market

Swedish brand Nick’s, owned by food tech Lub Foods, is known for its commitment to fat- and sugar-reduction in ice cream.The company’s low-calorie offerings – originally launched in Sweden and now available across Europe and the US – were first developed with blood sugar levels in mind. Type 2 diabetes, founder Niclas Luthman explained, runs…

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Nestlé continues e-commerce expansion with SimplyCook acquisition: ‘Direct-to-consumer will continue to grow in the future’

COVID-19 has accelerated the UK’s online grocery market. Data from Edge by Ascential suggests the surge in e-commerce is expected to add £5.3bn to UK online sales this year, raising the value of the market to £78.9bn.The country’s supermarket operators have struggled to keep up with e-commerce demand during the lockdown as consumers look to…

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Industry insights from NIZO: The latest innovation maintaining protein functionality

In the previous column, we looked at the range of alternative protein options available and how to choose the right one for your new product​. Having chosen the right protein source (or sources), the challenge turns to ensuring you can maintain the desired functionality of that protein during processing and deliver the associated benefits to…

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