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More governments will act to restrict soda consumption, but additional progress needed, CSPI says

More than half a dozen countries hope to follow Mexico’s successful lead in reducing sugary soda consumption by severely restricting advertising and leveraging heavy excise taxes on the beverages by the end of the year, according to public health advocates. 

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Anthocyanin-packed tart cherry beverage reaches non-athlete audience

Teams from the Blackhawks to the Patriots, and numerous university athletic teams, are ordering Cheribundi by the bulk, its CEO said.

Long-term trends at foundation of accelerator AccelFoods’ latest investments

Based on the latest additions to AccelFoods ’portfolio, the packaged food and beverage accelerator is betting that cold brew coffee, ethnic flavors, gluten-free and the one-two punch of protein and fiber are long-term trends that will continue to influence the industry.

Simple Mills exhibits almond flour’s versatility with bake mix line

From pizza to pancakes to pumpkin muffins, Simple Mills uses only almond flour as its base ingredient, and as of now, it’s the only brand of its kind.


If Mexico’s soda tax really works, why are tax revenues still rising?

A widely reported study on Mexico's soda tax is zealous and flawed in many ways, writes Katherine Rich, chief executive of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council. 

Organic growth set to double – but it won’t feed the planet alone: Study

Sales of organic food and drink are set to double by 2018 but this is not enough to feed the world – a truly sustainable farming system is needed for future food and ecosystem security, say researchers.

'Expand and expand': Magnum chocolate harbors global ambitions after premium refresh

Unilever’s Magnum chocolate range has entered retail outlets across Western Europe after a recent rebranding and plans further global expansion, says contract manufacturer Kinnerton Confectionery


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