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SPECIAL REPORT: Consumers and ‘clean’ food: Where is the clean label trend going next?

'Clean label' is a term widely used in b2b communications, but Panera is one of the first major brands to talk about 'clean' eating with consumers

To the casual observer, ‘cleaning up’ our food sounds like an eminently sensible thing to do. But where is the clean label trend going, and is ditching every ingredient you can’t pronounce really the key to fixing the ‘broken’ food system (as Panera implies in a recent ad) or improving the health of people and the planet? 

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Oldways: ‘It’s time we stopped tying ‘healthy’ to a formula of nutrients divorced from actual foods’

AquaBall maker True Drinks taps CPG veteran James Greco as CEO

AquaBall maker True Drinks taps CPG veteran James Greco as CEO

The two major glycosides found in the leaves are stevioside and rebaudioside A. Both taste approximately 200–300 times sweeter than sucrose.©iStock/Heike Rau

New insights reveal how stevia controls blood sugar levels

Arctic Zero CEO: Clean Label not just low sugar, low calorie, low fat

Arctic Zero’s new social media video campaign shows how ‘clean label’ is more than just ‘free-from’

Spindrift sparkling waters contain 5-8% juice and up to 15 calories per 12oz can

Spindrift CEO: 'We have all the makings of a brand that can be disruptive'

By coating a carrier mineral (silica) with sugars, DouxMatok can deliver an enhanced sensation of sweetness

Sugar... only sweeter? First products using DouxMatok sugar reduction technology to hit stores in 2018

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The big debate: Can sugar survive a public health crisis?

Confectionery companies are expecting stronger Easter sales this year due to a longer  holiday season. Photo: ©iStock/Maya23K

Easter chocolate NPD 2017: Hershey, Cadbury, M&M’s and Godiva

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Health advocates argue for a tax on sugary drinks in Canada to save lives and healthcare costs

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