Thursday, November 14, 2019
According to FoodProcessing.com, five issues loom large for the food and beverage industry as 2016 begins. Here's a quick look at each of them: Dietary Guidelines Mid-January is the new expected release date for the 8th edition of the USDA and...
The upward trend of food costs continues. In March, the overall food index rose 0.3%, following a 0.2% increase in February, according the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. Here’s a closer look at the March Index numbers. Steady price...
Cannabidiol (CBD) products are enjoying wild success in the pet industry, with sales hitting $13 million in 2017 and predicted to jump to $125 million by 2022. And according to a recent survey by Packaged Facts, 39% of dog...
In fits and starts, marijuana is moving toward legalization. Federally, cannabis is still considered a Schedule 1 drug, but 46 states have medical cannabis laws, 23 have decriminalized it, and 10 have legalized it for recreational use. Earlier this...
Would you be willing to give up social media for a month to have your favorite snack every day? What about your cell phone? Three in 10 adults would agree to the first arrangement, and two in 10 to the...
Following months of stagnation, ag producer sentiment got a boost in July, as reported in the latest Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer. The overall ag producer sentiment barometer hit 139 last month -- the second highest level since...
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....
We Gen Xers have been forgotten for a long time. As a generation, we’re smaller than both the Baby Boomers and the Millennials. That means we’re frequently neglected by the people who design new technologies, make TV shows and...
McCormick recently released its predictions on flavor trends for 2017. In the past, the company has predicted the emergence of flavors such as chipotle chilis and coconut water. McCormick’s five flavor focal points for 2017 are: Big, global flavors...
In a recent webinar, Lu Ann Williams, Director of Innovation at Innova Market Insights, shared the company’s top 10 food trends for 2020.  Trend 1: Storytelling: Winning with words Storytelling is crucial to success in the market going forward. Innova research...

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