Egg supplies decreasing at ‘alarming rate’ due to avian flu, warn bakers

Analyst: 'This is perhaps the largest short-term change the US egg market has ever experienced'

Bakers and other big users of eggs could face major supply shortages if the government does not act quickly to allow temporary imports from more egg-producing countries, claims the American Bakers Association (ABA), which says “25% of industrial egg product production, including liquid, frozen, and powdered eggs, is now offline due to avian influenza”.

Millennials drive snack growth, reshape how Americans eat, Euromonitor

Millennials are driving snack sales growth & reshaping how Americans eat, Euromonitor says

Kathleen McLaughlin: 'The customer demands a shift and the industry has to innovate and find a way to respond and still remain profitable.'

Walmart challenges suppliers over animal welfare and antibiotic use

Honeydrop Beverages CEO talks raw honey and big soda

Honeydrop Beverages CEO: 'A tablespoon of raw honey in every bottle is what makes us stand out'

Superseedz marketing head: 'That point of purchase, or the moment of truth as it’s called, is the most important part'

Superseedz: Start-ups must never underestimate packaging power

“Given that vitamins is among the most highly developed online categories in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, this study adds an important data point that suggests online sales in CPG have peaked with the existing online shopping technology" - Dr Kurt Jetta, TABS Group

Is the $35 billion figure for the dietary supplements industry over-inflated?

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Dr Aaron Dossey: We’re trying to move people away from the term ‘cricket flour’

All Things Bugs: We’re having conversations with a lot of mainstream food manufacturers

Experts untangle GMO updates FoodNavigator-USA’s Going Non-GMO forum

Experts untangle GMO developments and impact on firms at FoodNavigator-USA’s Going Non-GMO forum May 20

Solazyme's high-stability AlgaWise algae oil boasts "unprecedented oxidative stability for an oil with zero trans fat…”

Algae oil: The next big healthy cooking oil? Products have a cleaner taste than other cooking oils, report consumers

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Regulation

Food Vision USA: From 3D printing & DNA diets to edible insects

Innovate or die: Introducing Food Vision USA... from 3D printing to personalized nutrition

"“All institutions argue about strengthening consumer trust.... Annual inspections are important for securing trust in the soundness of organic certification," said IFOAM

EU regulatory deadlock welcomed by organic groups

Mars backs proposal to list added sugars on Nutrition Facts panel

Mars supports FDA proposal to list added sugars on Nutrition Facts panel; move is ‘refreshing’ says CSPI

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R&D

Fat bloom causes identified in Nestlé-backed research

Nestlé-sponsored research provides answers on chocolate fat bloom

"Recent changes in our tiny gut microbes and ... our microbiome are likely to be responsible for much of our obesity epidemic, as well as its deadly consequences of diabetes, cancer and heart disease," writes Spector.

Lack of diversity in processed foods may be causing obesity and cancer

Restaurants increasingly eat into grocery sales, research shows

Restaurants increasingly eat into grocery sales, research shows

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Markets

Tightly aligning with local market preferences key to online grocery success, experts say

Tightly aligning with local market preferences key to online grocery success, experts say

Millennials and food shopping: Are you up to speed?

Millennials and food shopping: Are you up to speed?

Packaged Facts: Almond & coconut milk on fire; soy milk on the skids

Packaged Facts: Almond and coconut milk on fire; soy milk on the skids; skim milk losing share

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Manufacturers

Some examples of Peter Pan peanut butter

ConAgra to pay $11.2m to settle Salmonella case

Nine most innovative products: Sweets & Snacks 2015 award winners

Nine most innovative products: Sweets & Snacks 2015 award winners

Hershey brand PR manager: Snacks growth will be through iconic brand leveraging but also M&A

Hershey to become ‘further engrained’ in snacks

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People

Biena roasted chickpeas are satisfying and healthy

Biena nails crunchy, salty, satisfying and healthy: ‘So many healthy snacks leave you feeling unsatisfied’

Unilever CFO Huët to step down

Unilever CFO Huët to step down

New hires at Kellogg, Coca-Cola, Jelly Belly, Vita Coco, KeVita

New hires: Paul Norman takes the hotseat at Kellogg North America; new blood at Vita Coco and KeVita

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Popular News

Green machines, nutritional dynamos, 10 surprising peanut facts

Nuts 101: From green machines to nutritional dynamos, 10 surprising facts about peanuts

The Wize Monkey coffee leaf team team at the World Tea Expo, 2015

TEA TIME! Highlights from the World Tea Expo 2015, from coffee leaf tea to ‘teablets’

Hain:  “We sell organic products… gluten-free products and… natural products. [But] where the big, big demand is, is GMO-free.”

Second wave of conventional retailers now demanding natural, organic, non-GMO, says Hain Celestial

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