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PLMA quizzes 1,839 Millennials aged 20-29 on food and shopping habits

12 things you need to know about the eating and shopping habits of Millennials

How do Millennials think about food, cooking, shopping and eating out? To find out, the Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA) commissioned Surveylab to conduct a nationwide online survey of 1,839 Americans (931 women, 908 men) aged between 20 and 29. Here are some of the highlights...

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DFI Corp and Mitr Phol Group to produce erythritol, xylitol, via game-changing ‘green electrochemistry’ process

Chaska, MN-based Dynamic Food Ingredients (DFI) Corporation has struck a deal with the world's fourth largest sugar producer, Thailand-based Mitr Phol Group, to commercialize technology it claims could slash production costs for erythritol and xylitol, opening up new opportunities for the food industry. 

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: Hummustir navigates market potential of DIY food trend

As recently as 15 years ago, most Americans had never heard of hummus, or even its base ingredients of chickpeas and tahini. But now the dip is a staple in many US homes and makes common appearances in lunchboxes, at picnics and on many restaurant menus. 

Rapid concept testing helps time-poor CPG companies improve the odds for new product success

Hard data and insight, not intuition and stardust, is the key to identifying winning concepts, says Nielsen

While no consumer panel or computer algorithm can predict with 100% accuracy whether a new product will be a hit, being able to get rapid, high-quality feedback on concepts at an early stage can save a huge amount of time and money later on, says Nielsen, which has just unveiled...

General Mills aiming to revive Fiber One snacks with NPD and marketing push

General Mills is hoping to turn around the performance of its Fiber One snacks with a marketing push and new and revamped products.

Early introduction of allergens reduces food allergies, suggests study

Researchers say they have “moderate certainty” that introducing allergenic food such as peanuts or egg at an early age reduces risk of developing allergies.

Expo East 2016

Expo East 2016 sneak peak: Some of the contenders for Best of East award

Forty-eight natural products are competing to be winner of the Best of East Awards at the Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland this year.

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Roha to open new $5m natural color facility in St. Louis, MO

Slated for completion next month, the new 16,000 square-foot facility dedicated to natural colors will bring the global color ingredient company closer to US manufacturers.

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