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According to Lauren Hartman at FoodProcessing.com, new research from Mintel predicts a boom in the baby food market following five years of sluggish growth. Neilsen's 2015 Global Baby Care Survey corroborates the predictions, showing the fastest growth in developing markets,...
Collaboration Marks First Major Confectionery Company to Offer Co-Branded Meal Kits Follow the journey of a Chef'd and Hershey's meal kit box. (Video: Business Wire) Chef'd and The Hershey Company partner to offer iconic branded desserts to the meal kit market....
According to a Bloomberg report, Nestle scientists have discovered a new method to reduce sugar in chocolate by up to 40%. Chief Technology Officer Stefan Catsicas told Bloomberg that the company has developed a way to alter the structure...
Agricultural producer sentiment inched up in April following a two-month decline, as reported in the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The boost in optimism came despite the fact that producers and agricultural thought leaders expect the price...
Climate change is a double-edged sword for the food industry: agriculture both contributes to and is affected by climate change. And the numbers show it. In 2015, 9% of all greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions came from agriculture alone. These...
When it comes to food choices, convenience has been a driving force for a while now. A new survey from Acosta and Technomic uncovered one reason convenience is so important: most people don’t plan their meals in advance. A...
Companies that give back, get back.  Philanthropy is a word of Greek origin meaning “love of mankind.” But it’s not just that love driving businesses to do good. Corporations with charitable missions forge connections with cause-conscious consumers. They also boost...
In looking at the predicted food trends for 2020, plant-based and sustainability stood out as the top two. COVID-19 may change the way these trends play out, according to a report from Culinary Tides. The food think tank predicts...
“The events of 2020 caused a fundamental reset in human behavior,” according to Mintel’s new report, 2021 Global Food and Drink Trends. Mintel believes consumer behavioral shifts related to wellbeing, value, and identity will affect how food, drink, and...
The diet industry has a new name, according to NPR's The Salt. That name is "health." An October Mintel report explains that "Consumers are somewhat skeptical about diet products, and instead of purchasing traditional diet-specific products, they are turning to...