From food trends and snacking investments to important regulatory updates, March has been a busy month for the food industry. To help you stay in the loop, here’s a look at some of our top articles from last month.

#1 The 4 Reigning Food Mega Trends and a Look Ahead: Nielsen Report

Today’s consumers are striving to make healthier food choices. And they’re mindful of things like transparency and sustainability. Nielsen’s recent report reveals all the trends that gained traction in the food industry last year — and which trends are on the horizon.

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#2 More Than 20% of Food Facility Registrations Removed from FDA Database

A large number of food facilities lost their FDA registrations this year, likely due to failure to renew those registrations by the end of 2018. Learn more about the registration process and make sure your facility is cleared to distribute food in the U.S.

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#3 FDA Sets Priorities for 2020 Budget

Safety and innovation are the main drivers behind the FDA’s funding plans. Find out what resources and technologies they’re hoping to include in the 2020 Budget.

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#4 Ready, Snack, Go — Mondelēz International Invests in Incubator to Boost Snack Sales

Snacking is here to stay, and the owner of big-name brands like Oreo, Triscuits, and Chips Ahoy! is taking it to the next level. Learn how Mondelēz International’s new partnership with The Hatchery is bringing growth and innovation to snack time.

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#5 Understanding the Safe Food for Canadians Act and Regulations

Most food companies in Canada must now comply with the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR). Take a look at the new requirements in licensing, preventive controls, and traceability and how they aim to improve food safety measures.

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