ACTION ref: F16/69/2 – Health

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.

With increasing diet related health issue, good nutrition is a primary focus of the food industry. This encompasses a multitude of categories from the main-streaming of free from, alternative protein sources, ‘good’ fats, ancient grains, targeted and enhanced nutrition. With an ever growing consumer interest in developing food and drink products that are more holistically healthy means it is time to innovate and explore the potential of using ingredients that may be unfamiliar, but deliver added intrinsic health benefits . Our client is seeking new technology and alternative ingredients that can deliver improved nutrition and health profile products.


The brief is broad and encompasses all technologies, processes and raw materials that have, or can potentially have, food and beverage industry applications.

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/16/69/2, 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