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The Future for Dairy Products in the Modified Foods Sector

The Future for Dairy Products in the Modified Foods Sector Modified foods were traditionally developed to beeaten by those who had special dietary requirements, usually for medicalreasons. Over the past five years an upsurge in consumer interest inhealthy eating has encouraged food manufacturers andretailers to introduce healthier product versions to theirexisting ranges. There are a number of opportunities for dairy companieswithin this growing food sector. They can build on already establishedmarkets for foods whose ingredients aid specific bodily functions. Theycan also target new consumer groups who are either seeking apparentlyhealthier products, or who perceive that they havespecific nutritional needs. Some European food processors have alreadysuccessfully used this specialized target sector to increase theirmarket share, and there is scope for other businesses to do likewise.However, gives a cautionary note, stressing that the majority ofconsumers will not sacrifice aspects such as taste, texture andconvenience while in pursuit of a healthier lifestyle. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Food Journal Emerald Publishing

The Future for Dairy Products in the Modified Foods Sector

British Food Journal , Volume 94 (5): 5 – May 1, 1992

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
0007-070X
DOI
10.1108/00070709210012759
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Abstract

Modified foods were traditionally developed to beeaten by those who had special dietary requirements, usually for medicalreasons. Over the past five years an upsurge in consumer interest inhealthy eating has encouraged food manufacturers andretailers to introduce healthier product versions to theirexisting ranges. There are a number of opportunities for dairy companieswithin this growing food sector. They can build on already establishedmarkets for foods whose ingredients aid specific bodily functions. Theycan also target new consumer groups who are either seeking apparentlyhealthier products, or who perceive that they havespecific nutritional needs. Some European food processors have alreadysuccessfully used this specialized target sector to increase theirmarket share, and there is scope for other businesses to do likewise.However, gives a cautionary note, stressing that the majority ofconsumers will not sacrifice aspects such as taste, texture andconvenience while in pursuit of a healthier lifestyle.

Journal

British Food JournalEmerald Publishing

Published: May 1, 1992

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