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ConAgra defends move away from deals as volumes drop: ‘We've been overly reliant on deep discounting as our chief demand driver’

Is ConAgra’s strategy of cutting back on deep discounts on brands such as Banquet, Chef Boyardee, and Snack Pack – a move that has improved margins but dented revenues – a savvy one, or is it a dangerous gamble that could see it losing distribution in the current, highly pressured...

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Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: 5 trends driving growth in natural & organic

As US consumers embrace a healthier lifestyle focused on prevention rather than treatment, they increasingly are turning to the natural and organic channel for products that are clean, natural and have added health benefits.

Sabra 'well on its way' to becoming our next $1bn brand, says PepsiCo

Hummus and dips brand Sabra now generates an estimated $800m in annual retail sales in the US, and is “well on its way to becoming $1bn brand,” according to joint venture partner PepsiCo.

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Fage’s Crossovers line advances the evolution of yogurt in the US from sweet to savory

The slow evolution of yogurt in the US from primarily sweet options concentrated on breakfast to more savory choices that can be eaten all day continues with the current roll-out of Fage’s new Crossovers.

‘Garden produce’ drives innovation in retail, says Packaged Facts

Specialty greens in the pre-packaged salad section and a touch of mint in savory snacks, entrees, and desserts are some trends noted by the latest Packaged Facts Culinary Trend Tracking Series report.


Trends shaping NPD and consumer behavior in the US bakery market

Analysts name the trends shaping product development and consumer behavior in the baked goods market ahead of the International Baking Industry Exposition in Las Vegas next week.


Clean label: Small but growing part of bakery products mix, says DuPont

Clean-label products represent a small but growing part of the bakery market, according to ingredients supplier DuPont Health and Nutrition.

FOOD VISION USA 2016: Can personalized nutrition transition from lucrative niche to scalable mainstream?

From personal shopping to personal trainers, we are far more willing to part with our cash for a product or service that gives us exactly what we want – not a lazy or well-meaning approximation. And diets are no exception, with a flurry of firms now offering tailored products and...

Are you an innovation trailblazer? Then take center stage at FOOD VISION USA 2016

We’re searching for trailblazing, entrepreneurial start-ups to present their red hot food and nutrition innovations at Food Vision USA in Chicago on November 9, 2016. 


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