Health benefits, convenient format drive sales of Matcha green tea

Health benefits, convenient format drive sales of Matcha green tea

Matcha tea, known for its vibrant green hue, is hitting its stride in the U.S. where household penetration is currently low but sales are climbing double-digit year-over-year – representing significant consumer interest and growth potential, according to recent research.

Energizing Zest Tea charts high-octane growth

Energizing Zest Tea charts high-octane growth

Natural color demand increases as parents site safety concerns

Demand for natural colors increases as 80% of parents site artificial color safety concerns, survey finds

Taxes on unhealthy foods, in conjunction with subsidies for healthy foods, can provide a valuable contribution to driving dietary changes, say researchers.

Food taxes and subsidies: A balanced approach needed, says review

Canadian brand Rumble will bring its "supershake" across the border into the US market.

Rumbling into the US: ‘Supershake’ maker Rumble looks to start small, grow big

There is emerging evidence that the timing of food intake plays a much more important role in metabolism than previously thought, say researchers.

Night snacking woes: Is food timing is key to weight loss?

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The audit was due to the number of RASFF notifications linked to the issue

India cannot ensure sesame seeds imported to EU are safe – FVO

'If this trend comes to the fore, younger tech-savvy – largely male – consumers could be interested in cognitive health,' says analyst

The Hacker’s Diet: Should we be looking at nutrition like a computer nerd?

A melon medley: light, refreshing and exotic

Melon, mocktails and more: What are the top beverage flavours this summer?

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EU extends aid to food producers hit by Russian export ban

EU extends aid to food producers hit by Russian export ban

Women are more likely than men to have concerns over food safety and food issues in general, says the report.

Sugar tops UK food concerns

Silk and rival Almond Breeze have been targeted by the same legal firm

WhiteWave's Silk almond milk brand also under fire in '2% almond' false advertising class action

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School meals are a valuable tool against vitamin D deficiency: Danish researchers

School meals are a valuable tool against vitamin D deficiency: Danish researchers

Skipping breakfast may put diabetics at risk of dangerous blood sugar spikes, warn researchers

Skipping breakfast may put diabetics at risk of dangerous blood sugar spikes, warn researchers

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Whole Foods: 365 store format is going to have very competitive prices

The new 365 store format is going to have 'very, very competitive prices’, says Whole Foods

Local food movement spawns new advocacy group

Local food movement spawns new advocacy group

Hartman: ‘Local’ could topple ‘organic’ & ‘natural’ on labels

Hartman: ‘Local’ could topple ‘organic’ & ‘natural’ on labels

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Solazyme algae oils on show at the 2015 IFT annual meeting and expo in Chicago

Solazyme’s AlgaWise algae oils trialed by ‘several’ global food and beverage companies, says CEO

Amplify Snack Brands says its SkinnyPop brand is 'highly profitable'

SkinnyPop maker Amplify Snack Brands announces IPO of common stock

a2 milk is now rolling out in California

Dairy Innovation Forum highlights: Hip cottage cheese, gut-friendly milk, tarte asian yogurt and why fat is back

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The Hiball Energy brand is "growing at real close to triple digits", says founder and CEO Todd Berardi

Hiball Energy brand worth $15-20m in retail sales, says CEO: ‘The market is finally catching up with us’

Hormel Foods: “Applegate’s mission is to change the meat we eat and we believe we can help them to do that."

Hormel Foods on running Applegate at arm’s length, organic sourcing challenges, and ‘swim lanes’

Dave Lefkow (right): 'You’d be amazed how many people are obsessed with bacon...'

J&D's Foods builds a food empire: ‘Making everything taste like bacon since 2007’

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Sales of almond milk rose 38% in 2014, according to IRI multi-outlet data

Almond Breeze almond milk only contains 2% almonds, claims false advertising lawsuit

Synbio sweeteners, pulses, rare sugars, wholegrain corn flour at IFT

What were the hottest - and weirdest - ingredient trends at IFT? From fermented stevia & mushroom mycelium to the world’s smallest vegetable…

a2 milk is now rolling out in California

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