Stephanie Mattucci

Stephanie Mattucci is a Global Food Science Analyst at Mintel. Prior to Mintel, Stephanie worked as a food scientist in R&D for an ingredients company.

Is "clean" the new healthy?

Like "natural," clean-related terms such as "clean eating" or "clean label" do not have formal definitions. In general, clean eating refers to eating whole, natural, unprocessed foods, and ...

Beauty Spot: Cocoa Flavanols

Cocoa flavanols - polyphenols found in the cocoa beans - have enjoyed a reputation as an up-and-coming functional food and drink ingredient over recent years after being granted ...

Seaweed makes its bed outside of Asia

Seaweed flavouring has certainly been making waves in the food and drink market recently, with Mintel’s latest research revealing food and drink product launches with seaweed flavours, including ...

In Flavour: Purple Corn

Peru has been in the spotlight recently as a champion for superfoods, with an increasing number of wonder ingredients discovered in the region. Peru’s unique microclimate and diverse ...