OTA opposes further delay of Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices rule
May 12, 2017
The organic industry takes the Secretary at his word that USDA just needs a bit more time. But after more than a decade of work, now spanning three administrations, this delay will not reveal any new information.
56% of US adults seek information and transparency on food and beverage labels
July 21, 2016
Unlike a book, you can judge a food product by its cover. In fact, more than half of American adults (56%) actively seek out nutritional information and guidelines on food labels, according to market research firm Packaged Facts in the report, Nutritional Labeling and Clean Labels in the US: Future of Food Retailing.
The new packaging underscores Vermont Nut Free Chocolates’ promise to provide peace of mind to those with nut allergies
July 11, 2016
Launching later this summer, the new packaging will debut on the company’s products including the Mini Chocolate Bars, Chocolate Drops, Bags of Animals, Trail Mix, Chocolate Covered Mini-Twists and Skippers®.
Consumer demand for organic meat and poultry is arguably the most noteworthy trend of all
June 22, 2016
For many consumers, choosing a meat and poultry dish at a restaurant revolves around "keeping it real": they seek all-natural choices that reflect their desire to keep human intervention they perceive as negative out of the process, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts in the report Meat, Poultry and Seafood: Restaurant Trends and Opportunities.
GoodFarms seeks to enhance the connection between consumers and the hands that grow and harvest their produce
June 21, 2016
The Equitable Food Initiative (EFI), a nonprofit that brings together workers, growers and retailers in the effort to produce safer, more responsibly grown fruits and vegetables, announced that the GoodFarms brand will debut its craft blueberries, craft strawberries and organic strawberries from EFI-certified farms at Costco locations on the West Coast, Northeast and in Hawaii.
Halal and vegan labels are set to grow by a compound annual growth rate of over 5% annually between 2015 and 2020
May 31, 2016
Global Market Research Company Euromonitor International launched the new Ethical Labels database, responding to the growing movement towards sustainability, social responsibility and transparency on labels.
Check out the June 2017 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on sauces, dressing and condiments. Other features include better-for-you textures, targeting the Millennial generation, and much more.