A New York law initially created for regulating nondairy coffee whiteners resurfaced last year for a Brooklyn-based nut milk manufacturer when it learned it could no longer operate under a regular food-processing permit.
An EU-funded project is conducting a survey to find out if consumers feel comfortable eating animals that have been fed on insect protein.
Flavor and spice leader McCormick & Company is on track to meet its ambitious goal of increasing sales 4% to 6% in local currency in 2015, thanks in part to initiatives in North America to drive growth through innovation, marketing and leadership at retail, executives said.
Demand for organic in the U.S. is soaring with more than 80% of families buying some organic products, pushing sales up to an expected $40 billion last year, according to the Organic Trade Association.
California-based almond agricultural co-operative, Blue Diamond Growers, is struggling to cope with increasing throughput at its processing plants and will expand warehouse facilities by 33% to absorb the impact, according to the group.
While the health benefits of following a Mediterranean-style diet are well-known, new research has also suggested that the dietary pattern also leaves less of a carbon footprint than other options.
Thirty varieties of heat resistant beans will be able to survive rising temperatures and keep feeding millions, say scientists.
Despite being critical for infant development, just 27% of pregnant women get enough omega-3 to meet current European Union (EU) recommendations, say researchers.
More sugar confectioners are turning to metal packaging to convey a premium image, according to packaging supplier Crown.
Two months following the premiere of the first-ever fresh produce TV advertisement during the Super Bowl as part of a $46 million marketing campaign, Avocados From Mexico (AFM) says its big investment is paying off as avocado imports are up by record numbers so far this year.
Thanks to a little ingenuity, Candy Treasure has brought to the U.S. legally a line of much-loved chocolate surprise eggs and sports balls filled with whimsical small toys that, until now, FDA and the Consumer Product Safety Commission banned in America.
Aiming to source and develop foods that have subtle points of difference from the competition in terms of quality or product offering is the key to innovation and new product development at UK retail chain Waitrose.
Will ‘sweet’ always be superior in the soft drink category? Or will consumers embrace the whole world of senses and suss out alternative tastes?
The super-merger of Heinz and Kraft is less about synergies and more about cutting costs, analysts have said.
The recommended daily fiber intake is 25-30g, but most Americans get only about half that amount, according to the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, which notes that aside from gut health benefits, fiber may also “play a role in preventing coronary heart disease, colorectal and other cancers, type 2 diabetes, and obesity”.
Natural flavoring manufacturer Blue Pacific Flavors will distribute MycoTechnology Inc.’s full food technology portfolio as part of a global strategic partnership announced this month.
United Cacao is accused of clearing primary forest in the Peruvian Amazon and usurping local farmers to make way for what will be the world’s largest cocoa plantation - allegations it emphatically denies.
Quorn Foods has launched a vigorous defense of its ‘mycoprotein’ meat substitutes in the wake of a wrongful death lawsuit filed in California by the parents of Miles Bengco, an 11-year-old boy alleged to have had a severe allergic reaction to one of its ‘Turk’y’ burgers.
The mega-merger between Kraft Food Group and H.J. Heinz Company announced March 25 will allow the U.S. based companies to grow more quickly together than they could individually by combining their complementary distribution strengths, company executives said.
While a lot of the sexy stuff in grocery is happening in snacks and beverages, Detroit-based start-up Banza is on a mission to disrupt a mature, shelf-stable category bang in the center of the store: pasta.