Trust—Traced Back to the Farm: Diana Food drives chicken sourcing integrity all the way down to a new factory and poultry farmers
September 24, 2018
Today's health-conscious consumers care not only about what they eat—but also about how their food is produced. To address those concerns, food and beverage manufacturers need many more details about sourcing from their food ingredient suppliers.
Prepared Foods’ R&D Seminar presenters take on the challenges and solutions to successfully formulating foods that meet consumers’ desires for lower sugar—and optimal taste
August 28, 2018
The presentation dove deep into the ways consumers are attempting to avoid sugar in their diets. Efforts include drinking water instead of caloric beverages; eliminating certain foods and drinks from their diet; removing table sugar from food and drinks; utilizing nutrition fact labels to find products with less sugar; and using low-calorie sweeteners to substitute sugar.
Los Angeles facility will be dedicated to expanding research footprint and fueling progress toward building “meat” from plants
July 25, 2018
Seven-times the size of its existing facility, the Innovation Center supports the company’s Rapid & Relentless Innovation initiative, the goal of which is to continuously iterate the company’s products until they are indistinguishable from their animal protein equivalent.
Organic opportunity abounds for product development with gum acacia
July 12, 2018
OTA noted that “the growth rate for organic food sales was below 2016’s 9% pace and was impacted by markedly slow growth in the big organic dairy and egg category. Nevertheless, it was well above that of the overall food market, which nudged up 1.1%.
New facility will showcase advances in nutrition and technical food applications
June 21, 2018
The Application Center features a variety of versatile bench-top scale and pilot scale equipment that can be used alone or in combination, giving BENEO the ability to cover a wide range of applications.
More than half of Americans are concerned about the safety of products bought online
May 30, 2018
Despite the fact that consumers are spending more time and money online, trust remains a hurdle for online retailers to clear, particularly for younger consumers. Some 14% of all online food and drink consumers cite trust as an issue that has prevented them from adding a product to an online shopping cart, with this number rising to almost one in five (17%) 18-34-year-olds. What’s more, many Americans are deterred by the lack of ability to test the value of the product for themselves as 69% of consumers overall are hesitant to buy something that they can’t see/touch in advance and three quarters (75%) prefer to sample products before purchasing.