Since soy milk's popularity skyrocketed in the late 1970s on the heels of the natural food channel's counter-culture health beverage trend, plant-based milks have become entrenched in mainstream supermarkets
August 17, 2017
Dairy alternatives marketers are grappling with regulations over using industry terms such as "milk" and "butter", discussed at length in Packaged Facts' free white paper piece, White Paper: Terminology Tempest in the Dairy Case, authored by Packaged Facts' research director, David Sprinkle.
After so many years in Florida, Prepared Foods takes its 35th Annual New Products Conference on the road. The conference will convene in cities/regions known for their innovative food and beverage companies and entrepreneurial climate—and this new era starts in Denver! NPC will meet at the Grand Hyatt Denver, Sept. 10-13.
2017 Prepared Foods New Products Conference: Lynn Dornblaser, David Jago, Mintel
August 4, 2017
It is more challenging than ever to identify winning new product concepts: Product proliferation, shifts in channels and distribution, and market and category fragmentation make for a very complex environment.
2017 Prepared Foods New Products Conference: Jim Painter, PHD, RD
August 1, 2017
Now with reports of the sugar industry having quietly funded Harvard research in the ‘60s to shift blame from sugar onto fat as the cause of chronic disease, the momentum for the case to find long-term alternatives to added sugar is only gaining.
Streamed LIVE from New Products Conference 2016 | This webinar will take a look at winning in-market examples of innovation and discuss how presidents and VPs of R&D/Innovation can differentiate themselves and lead change in new directions.
Streamed LIVE from New Products Conference 2017 | With the FDA’s requirement to list added sugar on the nutrition facts panel scheduled to take effect soon, product innovators are faced with the daunting task of finding replacements for added sugars. Dr. Painter will address how product innovators can proactively respond to reduce added sugar now and in the future.
Streamed LIVE from New Products Conference 2017 | Consumers have an ever expanding array of mealtime options. So how do brick-and-mortar grocers keep shoppers coming in for unique foods and drinks that hit lifestyle, health and taste trends—and grow store sales? Come hear Errol share thoughts about today’s consumer, retailing and insights about processor-retailer new product “co- development.”
Streamed LIVE from New Products Conference 2017 | PepsiCo and Israel’s Strauss Group have invested millions in Sabra Dipping Company LLC and the nation’s largest hummus factory in Colonial Heights, Va, including a state of the art culinary center, research laboratory, ideation space, packaging prototype lab, a pilot plant and hands-on research modules. Hear Tulin Tuzel, Chief Technology Officer, discuss Sabra’s approach and how consumer insights and trends influence product and package development.