ACTION ref: F16/69/1 – Trust

Food Technology Scouting

Our client, a global ingredient company, is looking to identify the next generation of technologies and ingredients that will define the future of the food and beverage industry.

The food and beverage trend watchers increasingly indicate that ‘TRUST’ is of paramount importance to the consumer, this ranges from clean and clear label, minimal (natural) processing, provenance, sustainability and resource efficiency. Our client is seeking new technology and alternatives ingredients that can help satisfy this.


The brief is broad and encompasses all technologies, processes and raw materials that have, or can potentially have, food and beverage industry applications and be considered to fulfill the ‘trust’ brief.

Ingredients pending regulatory approval; Novel, GRAS etc will be considered, but clear guidelines on estimated approval times must be given.

Ingredients not currently in use in food and beverage applications, but with potential for new category exploitation will be considered.

Early stage technology will be considered.  The client is prepared to enter into partnership agreements with fledgling technology and solutions to bring new ingredients to market.


All solutions must be submitted to, with a subject line ACTION ref:  B/16/69/1, Health  by Friday 15th April 2016 detailing:

  • A summary of the technology and its functionality
  • Commercial Availability
  • Suitability for any food and drink application
  • Contact details