Welcome To Global Food Forums

Global Food Forums is a boutique food product development website dedicated to providing information on three global movements impacting the packaged foods industry: the growth of new products with cleaner labels, with increased emphasis on food proteins and that use alternative sweeteners.

This website 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 and consumer trends; nutrition and regulatory updates. We invite you to explore our in-person events, technical magazines, hundreds of expert-written articles, R&D Academy presentations, educational videos, supplier directories and much more.

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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" by 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, Market...

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...

Covid-19 and Consumer Dining Attitudes [Survey]

Covid-19 and Consumer Dining Attitudes [Survey]

A gift experiences website, Truly Experiences, ran detailed surveys on dining trends conducted with 1,000 U.S. and 300 U.K. consumers during May and April 2020 to determine how Covid-19 was influencing consumer dining attitudes. Its purpose was to give restauranteurs...

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...

2018 Innovative New Sweetener Products

2018 Innovative New Sweetener Products

Consumers, nutritional researchers and regulators are paying increased attention to how products are made sweeter. In response, the industry is introducing interesting and new innovative foods, beverages and supplements  in 2018 formulated with new innovative...

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