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Campbell’s Culinary & Baking Institute merges menu trends with food formulation.

Retail Market Trends

Consumer trends and new retail food & beverage launches guide new product formulations.


Asking Y

As a whole, Generation Y will collectively spend more than $200 billion annually starting in 2017 and $10 trillion in their lifetimes, a significant portion of which will naturally be on foods and beverages.
April 13, 2014
While definitions of its exact scope vary, the buying power of Generation Y is both enormous and growing.
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Hope for the Fredos

This month sees the latest edition of Prepared Foods’ New Products Annual, a chance to revisit some of the products released over the past year.
March 13, 2014
This month sees the latest edition of Prepared Foods’ New Products Annual, a chance to revisit some of the products released over the past year.
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Academy of Nutrition on Nutrition Panel Change

Changes announced to the Nutrition Facts label represent a significant step forward, says the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
February 28, 2014
Consumers want information they can use to make healthful choices.
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The Impact of Millennials

Younger children under age 9 are a particularly influential demographic for marketers involved in the $639 billion U.S. food and beverage market.
February 25, 2014
Food and beverage products manufactured and marketed specifically for children account for 4% of overall industry sales with a value of $23 billion.
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IRI: New Era for Private Label, National Brands

Researchers say both private label and national brands’ shares of sales remained unchanged during the past year.
February 17, 2014
In late 2012, Information Resources Inc. (IRI) predicted that private label in the U.S. had hit a proverbial glass ceiling.
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Forecast: Tight Consumer Spending

IRI MarketPulse Survey Finds Conservative Consumer Behaviors Will Remain Prevalent throughout 2014.
January 24, 2014
After a year of sluggish economic growth in 2013, it is no surprise that consumers are beginning the new year with a conservative outlook.
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Suntory Holdings to Buy Beam Inc.

Deal will create a strong global player in premium spirits with annual net sales of spirits products exceeding $4.3 billion.
January 15, 2014
January 14/Osaka, Japan, and Deerfield, Ill./ Press Release-- Suntory Holdings Limited and Beam Inc. jointly announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Suntory will acquire all outstanding shares of Beam for US$83.50 per share in cash or total consideration of approximately US$16 billion, including the assumption of Beam’s outstanding net debt.
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Learning Latin

With consumers expecting new flavors that broaden their culinary horizons, many manufacturers need only look south, though admittedly fairly far south -- to the spicy and sweet cuisines of Latin America and the Caribbean.
November 20, 2013
Clearly, Latin and Caribbean cuisine is not solely tailored for U.S. Hispanics.
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Kashi’s Food Innovation Story, Strategy

Kashi co-founders Philip and Gayle Tauber delivered the opening keynote address at Prepared Foods’ annual New Products Conference.
November 20, 2013
I love entrepreneurs. So meeting the dynamic duo behind Kashi was a personal highlight this fall at Prepared Foods’ 31st annual New Products Conference (NPC) in San Diego. Philip and Gayle Tauber delivered the opening keynote address: “Innovate Like an Emerging Company.”
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The Flavor of '14

Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified the top 10 food trends that will be served on restaurant menus and line supermarket shelves across the U.S. in 2014.
October 31, 2013
In 2014, consumers will continue to seek healthy options, but with an occasional indulgent splurge.
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Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis, MN
United States
Best of Food and Bev PackagingThe Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape.

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World Tea Expo

Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center
Long Beach, CA
United States

World Tea Expo eventThe Specialty Tea Community's Leading Tradeshow Offers a Platform of Buying, Selling and Education for Retailers, Distributors and Developers

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Vegetable Oils in Food Technology
Vegetable Oils in Food Technology: Composition, Properties and Uses, 2nd Edition

Now in an extensively updated second edition, the volume provides a source of concentrated and accessible information on the composition, properties and food applications of the vegetable oils commonly used in the food industry.

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Benecol Case Study: Reducing Cholesterol

Bread and Butter

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Benecol is a brand licensed by Finnish company, Raisio Group. Branded products include a range of cholesterol-lowering food goods such as fat spreads, yogurts, milk, bread, and soy drinks. Market Line

Food Master

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Where the buying process begins in the food and beverage manufacturing market. 

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