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Tate & Lyle reveals key global consumer trends driving food and beverage product innovation

17 November 2021
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17 November 2021: Tate & Lyle PLC (Tate & Lyle), a leading global provider of food and beverage solutions and ingredients, is pleased to unveil six key trends that are shaping consumer product innovation in the food and beverage market both today and tomorrow.

Does eating more sustainably equal bland and boring?

08 November 2021
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plant based trends
This month, the UK hosts the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow. The summit brings parties, companies, and civil society together to inspire climate change and accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement and the UN Framework Convention on Climate...

Eight consumer trends driving product innovation

01 November 2021
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Transparency trend
In today’s world, consumers expect more from their favourite brands. They want to see them act as a force for good, as well as offering them solutions that are healthier, tastier and in line with the trends they care about.

Plant-Based and Clean Label trends take centre stage in this quarter’s North American Prototype Pantry

25 August 2021
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Prototype pantry pasta sauce
Summer may be winding down, but the strong influence of consumer health continues to shape food and beverage choices. We understand the importance of adapting to evolving needs while still delivering on the taste consumers know and love. The increased demand for natural, simple and flexible diets is...

Creating a point of difference in plant-based alternatives

09 August 2021
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Plant-based sausages
Over the past few years plant-based food has become more than a trend, no longer something just for those observing a vegan diet but accessible to everyone. Research has found that around half of people in Germany, the UK and the US have tried plant-based alternative to meat , even if they wouldn’t...

Tate & Lyle completes acquisition of tapioca business in Thailand

10 February 2021
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Gummy sweets
Tate & Lyle announces that it has today completed the acquisition of an 85% shareholding in Chaodee Modified Starch Co., Ltd.

A sneak peek at our North American Prototype Pantry

26 November 2020
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Sweetened drink, glass of plant-hybrid milk and meat tot snack
At Tate & Lyle, we believe that tasting is believing and what better way to support and engage with our customers than by tasting prototypes - even virtually!

Looks like meat, smells like meat, tastes like meat – but isn’t meat!

26 October 2020
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Hand holding a vegan burger with salad
As innovation in plant-based alternatives accelerates, we are seeing more and more products on the shelves that closely replicate popular meat products like burgers and sausages. Not only in taste, but in look, texture, smell and even sound (think sizzling bacon…).

Plant proteins vs animal proteins: what does the science say and what does the market say?

01 October 2020
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Examples of plant protein sources
As the global population grows, so does the demand for protein. It is widely believed that meeting this demand with animal protein alone is not sustainable and large-scale animal farming raises all kinds of environmental and sustainability concerns. So are plant-based proteins the no-brainer...

Experience the extraordinary with Tate & Lyle at SHIFT20 in July

13 July 2020
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Events
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SHIFT20 IFT event
For several years, we’ve played an active part in the Institute of Food Technologists’ (IFT) annual meeting and Food Expos, and we’re delighted to be doing so again this year, with one difference…