For the first time the European Union has lost a member after the British people yesterday voted to leave the bloc which began life as the European Economic Community in 1951.
Packaged spice giant McCormick announced its new fall product line-up, and its reflecting a nationwide trend for new flavors from around the world.
Confectionery volumes are forecast to decline faster than any other packaged food category after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
Sweet and savory snacks will be among the hardest hit UK food categories as a result of the Brexit vote, according to analysts Euromonitor International.
Britain has voted to leave the European Union and Prime Minister David Cameron has resigned as a result. Across Europe and the UK, the food industry is coming to terms with the outcome.
Quinoa was one of the first superfoods to take America by storm more than a decade ago, and one of the few such stars to sustain its reign long enough to push past being a fad food to become a staple on restaurant menus and households across the country, but the popular grain faces challenges as it become commoditized.
The $8bn US wet soup category is “sleepy and ripe for disruption,” says the founder of Sonoma Brands, which is launching its first incubated brand in July: ZÜPA NOMA, an organic ready-to-drink chilled vegetable soup in a bottle debuting July 1 in around 1,000 stores on the west coast.
Attempts to reach a federal GMO labeling solution have failed miserably to date. However, a bipartisan deal requiring mandatory GMO labeling (via smartlabels, symbols or as yet undetermined wording) thrashed out in the Senate on Thursday looks like it could prove the exception to the rule.
If your product contains even trace levels of pesticide residue, and you are calling it '100% natural', are you at risk of a false advertising lawsuit? New complaints filed against Post Foods – mirroring lawsuits filed in March vs Quaker Oats - suggest the answer is yes.
Sports nutrition company Cellucor is jumping into a crowded category with its launch of a new line of nutrition bars called FitJoy. With the suspicion that many nutrition bars are merely “candy bars in disguise,” what’s FitJoy doing differently?
The team of moms is cornering the category with a double whammy—pulse-based pasta for both the time-strapped parent and the aspiring chef with more time on their hands.
Coca-Cola has obtained a minority equity stake in California’s Aloe Gloe. Coca-Cola says the investment into the ‘up-and-coming’ brand gives it a further entry in the emerging market segment for plant-based beverages.
Private label confectionery value shares are flat or declining in most Western economies, according to market analysts IRI.
US pharmacy retail chain CVS is to replace 25% of checkout space traditionally dedicated to candy with ‘better-for-you’ snacks at almost a third of its stores.
Five years ago, all-natural credentials, premium packaging and culinary-inspired flavors were novel territory for jerky. Today, they are simply de-rigueur, and enterprising brands must find new ways to stay ahead of the game, says Field Trip Jerky, which has unveiled quirky new packaging following a $3-5m capital raise to fuel its aggressive expansion plans.
Properly applied, intellectual property law is flexible enough to protect creative food designs from substantial copying, but with built-in limitations that safeguard against stifling collaboration in the food industry, says Foley Hoag attorney Natasha Reed.
Of the many culinary ways pulses can be used, inclusion as an ingredient in snack foods or pasta really ramped up, Pulse Canada data says. We chatted with the industry association to learn more about the state of pulses.
Philadelphia's new soda tax violates state law, says the American Beverage Association (ABA), which is preparing to take legal action to challenge the levy.
As Britons prepare to vote tomorrow on whether the UK should leave the European Union, industry players are making last minute pleas to either stay or leave.
Kentucky-based tortilla and flatbread manufacturer Mesa Foods has been acquired by Hispanic foods specialist Teasdale Foods.