Saturday, September 22, 2018
A report from flavor producer Fona International says the food industry might be phasing out the use of “natural” claims sooner rather than later because the lack of a formal, FDA-approved definition of the word is causing more problems...
By Global Market Insights Increasing threats over food consumption have stimulated the global food safety testing market and generated demand for effective test products that can ensure food safety. Food supply worldwide is facing a range of risks including environmental...
Health is consumers’ top priority for breakfast foods, according to a new study by health, nutrition, and materials company DSM. More than three-quarters of the respondents from seven countries said they're conscious of the health aspects of foods they...
Consumers have significant health concerns about foods labeled as “bioengineered” (BE)  according to new research from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. The BE labels were recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and if adopted,...
Gen Z has “the potential to be perhaps the most influential generation we’ve ever seen on consumers’ eating and drinking behaviors,” according to David Portalatin, food industry adviser for NPD Group, Food Business News reported. What form will this influence...
Say goodbye to oil-soaked French fries. A new technology developed by researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago aims to help ensure you never have to eat a sad, soggy fry again. At the same time, the technology makes...
Two-thirds of food industry professionals would buy from food suppliers online if they could, according to our recent survey of 153 processors, suppliers, and retailers. The most enthusiastic group is retailers, with 86% of respondents saying they would buy...
In a new report from environmental group Friends of the Earth, the safety and sustainability of lab-grown and genetically engineered animal replacement products are brought into question — and concludes that there’s not enough data to provide answers. Here are...
92% of consumers don’t notice sustainability logos on product packaging, according to a new study by QuadPackaging and Package InSight. At the same time, 40% say sustainability influences their buying decisions. The researchers used mobile eye-tracking technology to determine where...
Technomic’s 2018 Ethnic Food & Beverage Consumer Trend Report found that 82% of consumers order ethnic flavors and cuisine, and 32% of those are willing to shell out more for authentic dishes. Aiming for authenticity won’t just bring in...

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