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Packaged cold brew coffee is gaining traction, & still has plenty of room for additional players

Cold brew coffee is creating quiet the buzz in the US with new brands streaming into the market and retail sales growing exponentially in the past five years. 

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PODCAST: What makes Millennials tick?

While many Millennials feel that their vote won't make much difference, they are far more likely than older generations to feel that their purchasing decisions can change society for the better, and that has big implications for the food and beverage industry, according to Hartman Group CEO Laurie Demeritt and MSL...

Mars Food teams with Partnership for a Healthier America to improve nutrition, transparency in 5 years

To help fight the good fight against the ongoing obesity epidemic in America, Mars Food is teaming with the Partnership for a Healthier America to offer more nutritious foods and increase access to dietary information as part of its aptly named global Health & Wellbeing Ambition. 

10 things food marketers should know about Millennials

Millennials - people born between 1980 and 2000 - are as diverse and hard to pin down as any group of consumers. But they do have certain things in common when it comes to food shopping, according to market researchers...

USDA Sec. Vilsack advocates for mandatory, national GMO labeling at OTA Policy Conference

US Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack called on Congress to pass mandatory, national GMO labeling to eliminate the risk that consumer confusion triggered by inconsistent labels could destabilize and stymie growth in an otherwise expanding industry.

'FDA is no longer recommending that this ingredient be labeled as dried cane syrup'

'Evaporated cane juice' should be declared as 'sugar,' says FDA; get ready for the lawsuits, say attorneys

The ingredient known as ‘evaporated cane juice’ should instead be declared as ‘sugar’ on food labels, says the FDA in new guidance that attorneys predict will unleash a wave of civil litigation as ECJ-related false advertising cases that had been put on ice are re-ignited.

Bug food makers join forces to create North American Edible Insects Coalition

A new trade organization devoted to expanding the use of insects in food and feed will meet for the first time this week as bug enthusiasts gather for a three-day conference on edible bugs in Detroit.