A new trade organization devoted to expanding the use of insects in food and feed will meet for the first time this week as bug enthusiasts gather for a three-day conference on edible bugs in Detroit.
The ingredient known as ‘evaporated cane juice’ should instead be declared as ‘sugar’ on food labels, says the FDA in new guidance that attorneys predict will unleash a wave of civil litigation as ECJ-related false advertising cases that had been put on ice are re-ignited.
Angus Murray wanted to create something families would love, with fun flavors he described as “totally selfish.” Launched in March, the product is already gaining traction in the US coasts and across the pacific in China and Hong Kong.
Unlike many start-ups vying for attention in the increasingly crowded meal delivery space, Barley + Oats has a clearly defined target audience of highly motivated consumers at a point in their lives where diet takes on a completely new dimension, says founder Ashly Yashchin.
International dairy companies can tap in to a growing demand for yogurt in India, according to a recently-published report by TechSci Research.
As The Dannon Company nears the finish line for fulfilling its promise to improve the nutrition of its products that it made three years ago to the Partnership for a Healthier America, the company also is demonstrating that what is good for Americans’ health is also good for business.
Bottled water is poised to overtake carbonated soft drinks as America’s largest beverage category by volume by 2017, "if not by the end of 2016," according to data from the International Bottled Water Association (IBWA) and the Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC).
Amid the coffee craze, many companies are coming up with different ways to use the often thrown away flesh and pulp from the coffee cherry. Chicago-based Rowida Assalimy is building awareness to a coffee cherry beverage dating a millennium ago with her brand Kishr.
Bacon and eggs and toast may be called breakfast food, but a new report by Packaged Facts found that the number of Americans who go all out to prepare breakfast continues to decline.
Industry body the American Bakers Association has raised concerns over changes manufacturers must make to on-pack nutrition labels.
Kantar Worldpanel has published its 2016 rankings of the world’s most popular 50 brands, with Danone, Yili and Yakult among those making this year’s report.
ConAgra Foods has struck a $340m deal to sell its Spicetec flavors and seasonings business to Givaudan as it continues to reshape its portfolio.
Want to start the day with a nutritious smoothie but got nothing in the fridge except some soggy greens and a couple of bananas? Or perhaps you’d really like one, but not quite enough to get up 30 minutes earlier than usual to grab one on the way to work (assuming you live near a place that sells them).
Once considered boring by many Americans, water is becoming a go-to beverage of choice thanks to innovative manufacturers that are adding to it carbonation, fruit flavors and functional ingredients that consumers want, according to market research.
US maple water brand DRINKmaple says UK consumers show the same thirst for sustainable, organic, single-ingredient products as those in the US; but there is work to be done in educating UK consumers on the attributes of maple water.
Banana water from Elmhurst Naturals – which combines water, banana juice concentrate and natural banana flavor (70 cals per 12oz bottle) – is now available in HEB, Jewel, Sprouts, Albertsons, Amazon and other big name grocers, and hits Kroger in the fall.
Check out FoodNavigator-USA’s latest gallery of new products hitting US shelves this spring/summer, from probiotic-laced nut butter from Naturally More to customized granola from bear naked, Whitewave’s first foray into cold brew coffee and EPIC’s new wild game meat bars.
First Lady Michelle Obama unveiled the long-awaited new Nutrition Facts label as a “landmark achievement” that serves as a capstone to her dedicated efforts to improve the health of America’s youngest generations.
During a recent webinar hosted by The Food Institute, food experts said that retailers need not only to embrace changes in retailing mediums, but be agents of that change themselves.
Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-ME) have sponsored a bicameral bill that they argue will help Americans “save money on their grocery bills and prevent perfectly safe food from going to waste.”