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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[Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

[Webinar] Texturizing Solutions & Plant-Based Alternatives

Global Food Forums is hosting its first webinar for Avebe on October 27, 2020. The starting time 11:00 am CST (4:00pm GMT). Online registration is now available for the free webinar. The topic is "New Clean Label Texturizing Solutions for Dairy & Plant-Based...

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...

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...

[Ingredients] Monk Fruit Extract (羅漢果, 罗汉果)

[Ingredients] Monk Fruit Extract (羅漢果, 罗汉果)

This post is an ingredient profile of monk fruit extract (羅漢果, 罗汉果 ) published in 2012. Melons grown in China called luo han guo or monk fruit are a source of a natural sweetener generally 150 to 250 as sweet as sugar (sucrose). Also identified as Siraitia grosvenorii...

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