21-May-2013 - Dannon has begun targeting “fitness-minded men” with its Oikos Greek yogurt brand, and is “exploring the possibility” of marketing its Greek yogurt portfolio to men in the long-term.
21-May-2013 - With Millenials due to control about 30% of food retail sales by 2020, the ‘click and collect’ model of ordering food online and then picking it up at stores may be the best solution for food retailers, says the co-CEO of Whole Foods.
21-May-2013 - The natural and familiar origins of food hydrocolloids make them ideal for clean label foods and mean they have ‘good prospects’ when communicating to consumers who focus on a products 'naturalness', say researchers.
21-May-2013 - A colder than normal winter, a strategic acquisition along with operational efficiencies helped Campbell Soup Company post a 15% rise in sales for the third quarter, the company announced Monday.
21-May-2013 - Nutrition bars enter - and exit - the snacks aisle at the speed of light these days. So how has Clif Bar managed to sustain the kind of growth rivals can only dream of, year after year? Elaine Watson caught up with CEO Kevin Cleary to find out.
21-May-2013 - Can you make a perfect zero-calorie cola with stevia? Is the US food industry on track to meet sustainable palm oil targets? Are attitudes towards HFCS changing? What’s next for sodium reduction? FoodNavigator-USA headed to Cargill’s Minneapolis HQ to find out what’s happening at the cutting edge of food innovation.
20-May-2013 - When it comes to winning hearts and minds about the merits of genetically engineered ingredients (and whether to alert consumers to their presence on food labels), it’s fair to say that the biotech industry has not done a great job.
20-May-2013 - The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) tells BeverageDaily.com it opposes a successful state bill allowing sales of malt beverages in pouches on recycling grounds, as Diageo eyes frozen alcoholic RTD success in another major market.
20-May-2013 - The Kroger Co. has moved to lower its carbon footprint by using food processing waste and unsold food to generate biogas to power a distribution facility in Compton, CA.
20-May-2013 - From Nike’s Bill Bowerman being inspired by a waffle iron, to studying the behavior of herding cows for the redevelopment of Times Square, cross-pollination of ideas from different fields can generate big rewards.
20-May-2013 - Spanish-based firm Natra claims sales for its private label division in North America will double within three years after it agreed a deal to rent a production facility in Canada to spearhead growth.
20-May-2013 - The Snack Food Association (SFA) has announced a new CEO, effective from July 1.
20-May-2013 - Genetic modification of oil seed crops will form an important part of the future omega-3s supply picture, according to Adam Ismail, executive director of the Global Organization of EPA and DHA Omega-3s (GOED).
20-May-2013 - There is still a market for caffeine gums even after US Food and Drug Administration concerns prompted Wrigley to suspend production of its new Alert gum, according to private label gum maker Fertin Pharma.
17-May-2013 - Whether the food industry likes it or not, when it comes to GMO labeling, the “train appears to have left the station”, according to former FDA associate commissioner of foods Dr David Acheson.
17-May-2013 - Women are 70% more likely to order veggie burgers than men when they eat at a restaurant, according to digital food ordering service GrubHub.
17-May-2013 - Boulder Brands is rolling out novel square-shaped tubs for its Smart Balance and Earth Balance spreads in a move it claims will “revolutionize the way products are displayed in the dairy case and stored in the warehouse”.
17-May-2013 - American Women are 15% more likely to snack than their male counterparts, according to research from The NPD Group’s SnackTrack.
17-May-2013 - US consumer group SumOfUs has plastered its new “Got Aspartame in your kids’ milk?” poster on buses destined for Food and Drug Administration (FDA) HQ, in a last-ditch attempt to convince the authority not to approve a proposed amendment to the standard identity for milk.
17-May-2013 - There are two speeds when it comes to energy products: Slow and fast, says Mintel trend-spotting guru David Jago.