Friday, December 4, 2020
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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 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...
+24% CAGR in global meat substitute launches (2011-2015) ARNHEM, The Netherlands, July 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Innova Market Insights data shows a +60% rise in global food and beverage launches using a vegetarian claim between 2011 and 2015. Launches featuring the...
The Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) recently surveyed shoppers between the ages of 20 and 29 to gain insight on Millennials’ food choices and eating behaviors. “How America’s Eating Habits Are Changing” reveals insights about shopping trends, mealtime preferences, and...
Nearly half of consumers (48%) are eating more fresh foods compared to three years ago, according to a new survey by OpinionWay. Only 11% of consumers report eating less fresh food than they did three years ago. The remaining 41%...