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Should firms be allowed to label potassium chloride as 'potassium salt'? NuTek petitions the FDA

Allowing companies to label potassium chloride as ‘potassium salt’ on food labels would ‘demystify’ the ingredient for consumers and help the industry achieve the dual goals of lowering sodium and increasing potassium, argues a citizen’s petition filed by NuTek Food Science.

NuTek seeks to label potassium chloride as potassium salt
Soup-To-Nuts Podcast

Soup-to-Nuts Podcast: What are GMOs and how do they impact the health of humans and Earth?

With the effective date for Vermont’s GMO labeling law officially here and the debate surrounding whether and how to identify genetically engineered ingredients in food and beverage continuing to amplify, a recent CivicScience poll uncovered a startling fact: Almost half of Americans still don’t know what GMOs are and are...

The Summer Fancy Food Show

Pumpkin moves beyond spice to become key ingredient featured in products all year

A walk across the Summer Fancy Food Show floor in late July in New York City reveals that America’s love affair with pumpkin spice is continuing but also evolving to include pumpkin seeds and pumpkin flesh in sweet and savory products across categories. 

No PayDay: Hershey rejects Mondelēz $23bn takeover approach

Hershey has rejected a takeover approach from Mondelēz International that would have created ‘the world’s largest candy company.’

Beans, peas, lentils, chickpeas: The hottest ingredients in the snack developer's toolbox?

North American pulse growers still export a lot of their wares, but domestic demand has ramped up significantly in recent years as beans, peas, chickpeas, and lentils have started to infiltrate every aisle in the grocery store, from hummus, bean dips, pasta and salads, to chips, brownies and nutrition bars,...

General Mills to expand free-from range as cereal sales return to growth

General Mills has unveiled NPD plans including new gluten-free Cheerios and natural products as it looks to maintain new-found growth in its cereals business.

Plant-based Beyond Burger to roll out across Whole Foods: ‘The reception has just been remarkable’

The Beyond Burger – the first refrigerated  plant-based patty to sit in the meat counter - is set to roll out across Whole Foods in the coming months after wildly exceeding expectations in test markets, says brand owner Beyond Meat.

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