At least two-thirds of its global beverage portfolio volume will have 100 calories or fewer from added sugars per 12-ounce serving
October 18, 2016
PepsiCo, Inc. announced an ambitious global sustainability agenda designed to foster continued business growth in a way that responds to changing consumer and societal needs. The company's efforts, which focus on creating a healthier relationship between people and food, include specific 2025 goals to continue transforming PepsiCo's food and beverage product portfolio, contribute to a more sustainable global food system and help make local communities more prosperous.
Shift in leadership to occur in Campbell Fresh Division and Integrated Global Services
October 18, 2016
Campbell Soup Company announced the appointment of Ed Carolan as President – Campbell Fresh (C-Fresh). Carolan, 47, will lead the division that includes Bolthouse Farms beverages, salad dressings and carrots, Garden Fresh Gourmet salsa, hummus and dips, and fresh soup, which combined account for approximately $1 billion in net sales.
HORN expands product line and provides broader technical sales support for SSI
October 17, 2016
HORN, a North American distributor of specialty ingredients, announced it has earned a distribution agreement with Savoury Systems International (SSI), a leader in the savory enhancement industry. Effective Oct. 1, HORN is now the sole agent and distributor for SSI in the Western US.
Bridget Coates, co-founder of Kura™, announced the appointment of industry leader Kelli Rooney to chief executive officer, effective Oct. 1, 2016. Rooney joined Kura in June from New Chapter, Inc., where she served most recently as senior vice president of sales and business development.
Consumer research study measures attributes associated with brand love to help understand US consumers’ evolving relationships with preferred food brands
October 12, 2016
A new study measuring consumer connection to their favorite food brands continues to offer insight on the extent to which consumers truly love food brands, the feelings and emotions that drive brand love, and the ways in which brand love drives consumers’ marketplace behaviors.
Christopher Bohm has joined AAK as Customer Innovation Manager-Bakery; Tisa Drew has joined as Senior Customer Innovation Applications Specialist; Laura Muller and Kristine Scholander have joined as Customer Innovation Technicians
October 11, 2016
AAK, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of high value-adding specialty vegetable fats and oils, has announced the addition of multiple personnel to its AAK USA Bakery Innovation Team.
Natural & organic industry sales 32% higher than five years ago, growth outpacing overall food and beverage market
October 10, 2016
While traditional value drivers—price, taste, and convenience—continue to be the most important influencers of consumer shopping behavior, Americans also weigh "evolving drivers"—health and wellness, safety, social impact, experience, and transparency—in their food purchasing decisions.