Welcome To Global Food Forums

Global Food Forums is a boutique media company dedicated to providing product development information on three global movements impacting the packaged foods industry. 1. Growth of cleaner label products. 2. Expanding protein ingredient sources and range of protein-enhanced products. 3.  Increased interest in reduced sugar and/or alternative sweetener products. Each of these trends has its own website that can be accessed by clicking on its logos at the top of this page.

These websites provides R&D and other product developers at food and beverage companies with practical and impartial formulation advice as well as insights into emerging ingredient technologies,  consumer trends, nutrition and regulatory updates and more.

On each website’s R&D Academy tab, we invite you to explore our technical publications, speaker PowerPoint presentations and the growing number of educational videos.Each websites Articles tab provides access to expert-written articles and informational posts including supplier directories. For specific information, use the individual website’s home page search function.

For quick access to Global Food Forums’ past and future in-person events, click on the link.

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[Free Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

[Free Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

Global Food Forums hosted its first webinar for AVEBE on October 27, 2020. This presentation is now available On Demand*.  The topic is "New Clean Label Texturizing Solutions for Dairy & Plant-Based Alternatives." AVEBE, a world leading producer of functional...

Global Food Forums’ Hosts First Webinar for USB

Global Food Forums’ Hosts First Webinar for USB

Global Food Forums hosted its first webinar "Plant-Based Protein Debate: What Consumers Want" for USB and Qualisoy. It was held August 17, 2020. The webinar was moderated by Peter Havens, Founder and Co-Owner, Global Food Forums. Two speakers, Debora Scott, MBA,...

2021 Top Food Trends Lists

2021 Top Food Trends Lists

Global Food Forums and its related websites (Clean Label, Protein Trends & Technologies and Sweetener Systems) again provide an annual list of "top food trends lists" with a 2021 Top Food Trends addition. Here we offer a look at various predictions for 2021 and...

Temperature of Food Samples Impact Sensory & Emotions

Temperature of Food Samples Impact Sensory & Emotions

The temperature of food samples impact sensory aspects but also our emotional response foods. So suggests recent research published in Food Quality and Preference.* In a series of experiments, participants tasted tomato soups served at four different temperatures (25,...

2020 Top Food Trends

2020 Top Food Trends

Global Food Forums' Annual Top Food, Beverage & Supplement Trends Lists for 2020 Predictions for the year 2020 and beyond. Please check back as more lists are added. 2020 Topp Food Trends are gathered from the following organizations. Click on the organization's...

Equinom First Seed Breeding Company and R&D Center

Equinom First Seed Breeding Company and R&D Center

Equinom, Ltd., Givat Brenner, Israel, is the first seed breeding company to open an R&D center that houses all vital departments together –biochemistry, applications, sensory, and breeding. The new center will enable these departments to work and communicate...

2019 Innovative New Protein Products

2019 Innovative New Protein Products

2019 Innovative New Protein Products features formulated, protein-based foods and beverages and plant-based alternatives to conventional products that continue to drive food manufacturers' and consumers' interests. The USA protein product market alone was over US$3...

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