Synthetic biology will become a “permanent and growing aspect of the flavors & fragrances landscape” predicts a new report from Lux Research, which says the approach is more sustainable than traditional techniques such as synthesizing flavors from petrochemicals, or devoting vast tracts of land to growing plants containing minuscule levels...
Probiotic specialist Yakult USA has challenged allegations in a class action alleging it is misleading US shoppers about the digestive health benefits of its fermented drinks and says it is confident of "eventual and ultimate vindication at trial, if not before".
Increasingly adventurous consumers may say that they want a wide selection of flavors from which to select, but if manufacturers provide too many options they may actually deter shoppers, warns the CEO of a leading market analytics firm.
Gourmet food and gift company Harry & David has an ambitious goal to make its iconic and decadent Moose Munch popcorn line a $100 million brand within the next two to three years in part by expanding distribution and fine-tuning its flavors to create consistent sales all year, according to...
While Unilever dropped a false advertising lawsuit over egg-free spread Just Mayo last year amid an avalanche of bad PR, the FDA has picked up where Unilever left off with a warning letter advising brand owner Hampton Creek it is playing fast and loose with federal food labeling regulations.
When it comes to cutting levels of obesity-related heart disease and death, it’s time to stop counting calories, and start to make simple changes that improve the nutritional value of diets, argue public health experts.
Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon linked to illness.
High blood pressure has been called the silent killer, and a recent study indicates its effects may be more widespread than previously believed. It creates a market opportunity for those few dietary supplement ingredients that have data backing their blood pressure benefits, said Anil Shirkhande, PhD, president of Polyphenolics.