Studying the use of high-intensity sweeteners in the food industry Objective To study the landscape of high-intensity sweeteners and the global forces shaping their future. Approach RTI Innovation Advisors answered key questions for our client around high-intensity sweeteners. We identified trends, explored the landscape of emerging high-intensity sweeteners, and researched the impacts of high-intensity sweeteners […]
Food and Agriculture
Preservatives are used broadly in home, personal care, food, and beverage products to ward off pathogenic organisms and slow spoilage. They contribute to extending a product’s shelf-life and ensure product safety. Following years of negative attention on preservatives, brand owners are addressing concern in response to emerging regulatory action and consumer outcry. Federal legislation was
Are you considering product lines that use discarded material? Do you want to better understand the opportunities related to waste valorization? Do you need help finding value in by-products or remaining materials from a manufacturing process. Learn how we work with clients to do so.
How are innovation, entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem interconnected? What is the innovation ecosystem’s role in innovation? Is there a tie between entrepreneurship and innovation? Innovation Advisor Tawanda Muzhingi answers these questions and more, and provides examples that support his point of view.
Consumer interest in environmentally friendly agriculture is growing. So, too, is the regenerative agriculture movement. We help organizations give substance to their sustainability practices, including advancing regenerative agriculture. Learn more.
There’s growing concern that some chemicals in fast-moving consumer goods may have negative environmental and health impacts. Learn how we help clients identify and reduce or eliminate potentially harmful substances in their products, supply chains, and operations.
As innovation consultants, we stay current on trends that impact our clients. Fermentation is one trend that’s prevalent of late in the food and beverage industry. We hep clients understand this fast-moving, dynamic, disruptive space. Learn how.
As plant proteins gain market traction and as innovation drives supply chain efficiencies and improves sensory and functional characteristics, we help fast-moving consumer goods companies evaluate strategies and seize opportunities in the space.
Our food and beverage clients want to know about ingredient options to address consumers’ interest in energy and mood management. While specific needs vary with each client, they share a primary challenge around understanding ingredients that impact mood. Learn how we help clients know if an ingredient is effective.
Many of our food manufacturing clients are overhauling their formulations. They want to create flavors, colors, and textures with ingredients that represent the natural world’s inherent simplicity and ingenuity. They’re asking us to help them identify natural sources of ingredients to replace traditional, often synthetic, ones.