In today's on-the-go consumer lifestyles, snack foods are enjoying a revolution, and now they're younger and healthier than ever before. A Food Processing article this week says Technomic's latest Consumer Trends Report shows over half of consumers snack between meals. Snacking is...
Vermont's new GMO labeling law and general consumer demand for transparency are two big reasons to get to know and learn to catalog your product data now, says Label Insight's Dagan Xavier. Xavier urges food brands to waste no more time....
Following the synergistic success of its Hillshire Farms acquisition two years ago, Tyson CEO Donnie Smith says the company is poised for "another transformational acquisition." Smith applies a few basic filters when considering brands, whether for small add-ons or major...
WASHINGTON (September 22, 2016) America’s 75 million Millennials* are devouring organic, and they’re making sure their families are too.  Parents in the 18- to 34-year-old age range are now the biggest group of organic buyers in America, finds a new survey...
The restaurant industry will see stalled customer traffic in 2017, according to predictions from market research firm The NPD Group. Visits to quick-service restaurants will see an increase of 1%, and dine-in establishments will see a drop of 2%,...
The price of food rose 0.2% for U.S. consumers in February, following a 0.1% increase to start the year, says the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI). Overall, food prices remained flat last month compared to February 2016. The food...
Survey says… agricultural producers are still feeling pretty good, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, released today. The barometer shot up in January. Though it has retreated from its peak, ag sentiment is still above its...
Last Thursday, the FDA announced they are proposing compliance deadline extensions for the Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label and Serving Size final rules. The current compliance deadline is July 26, 2018. If passed, the new deadlines would be:...
According to a study by The Center for Food Integrity, consumers are finding it difficult to trust the food industry. In fact, just under half of survey respondents said they believe the food industry is headed in the right...
Last week, the FDA denied a Grocery Manufacturers Association petition to allow the continued use of artificial trans fat in some applications. The Fight Against Artificial Trans Fats Eating high amounts of trans fats can increase the risk of...

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