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NEW YORK, May 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Food Marketing Institute (FMI) have announced the launch of a strategic partnership focused on the $127 billion specialty food category. This relationship will bring together SFA and...
Using plastic packaging in the food and beverage industry is falling by the wayside. Not only are companies realizing the environmental impact of single-use plastic, but they’re responding to their consumers’ heightened sense of environmental responsibility. Consumers relying on brands...
In its recent Recall Industry Spotlight, Stericycle used data from federal agencies to shed light on food recall trends so far this year. Here are some of their findings. Food recalls spiked dramatically in Q2 2016, and more of this...
Chobani, the company made Greek yogurt a staple in fridges across America, was named by Fast Company as the #1 Most Innovative Company in Food and the #9 Most Innovative Company of the Year across all industries. Fast Company gives Chobani points for taking...
Nestle edged out Procter & Gamble to claim the title of world’s biggest consumer packaged goods (CPG) company by market cap, according to GlobalData. The food and beverage company’s market cap value was $267.5 billion at the end of...
The overall economy and the manufacturing sector grew again in January, according to the latest ISM report. The PMI was 59.1% in January, which is slightly lower than it was in December, but still high compared to the 12-month...
Effective immediately, food companies may label as simply "non-GMO" any meat, poultry, and dairy products that were not made or fed with genetically modified or bioengineered ingredients. In a recent Federal Register notice, the new guideline was opened for comment and may...
2016's New Product Pacesetters Report released last month from IRI reveals a few things marketers can learn from the top food and beverage products introduced last year. There's a notable, ongoing shift in consumer preferences toward innovation and interaction. Willingness to try...
Last Wednesday, companies in the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF), including Kellogg, Wal-Mart, Tesco, and Nestle, announced that they will pioneer the simplified date label system proposed by the GMA and FMI earlier this year. The new system will do...
The FDA yesterday released draft guidance for public comment that provides "practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry." Short-term (two-year) and long-term (10-year) voluntary targets aim for a daily sodium intake of 2,300 milligrams per day, down from a...

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