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Andronico’s notches up $1m in InstaCart sales, says CEO: ‘95% of the revenue has been incremental’

Bricks & mortar retailers that don’t embrace online food delivery services such as InstaCart risk being left behind in the new on demand economy, says the CEO of San Francisco-based...

Dispatches from Probiota 2016

Must read: Many, many things you need to know about probiotics until 2020

The global probiotics market is worth €32bn according to latest Euromonitor data and analysis presented recently at Probiota in Amsterdam – and that excludes fermented sour milks worth another €5.8bn.

Dieting is out – find out what is “in” at our Weight Management forum March 16

Normally about this time of year the airwaves and social media begin to buzz with messages about getting ready for bikini season or offers to help consumers shed the last...

Fresh Del Monte profits, EPS slip on bananas plagued by inconsistent supply, drug smugglers

Between a shortage at the start of the year, a glut at the end and illegal drug smuggling throughout, 2015 “was a very tough year in terms of bananas,” and...

Our Paleo ancestors were more active than us, but did they really have an optimal diet?

Supporters of the 'Paleo' diet (a hunter/gatherer-style approach to eating) urge us to eschew grains, dairy and legumes - among other things. But any diet that eliminates major food groups...

There continues to be growth for convenience meats, NAMI report says

A survey on the habits of Americans when shopping for meat reveals continued growth in the segment across all sectors.

Top pizza trends place pepperoni on top, thin crust on the bottom and a beer on the side

Vegetarian diets may be gaining traction in general in the US, but when it comes to pizza meat toppings still reign supreme, according to a Harris Poll released Feb. 23.

Weight Management 2020

Is the shift away from calorie-counting to eating more nutritious food doing more harm than good?

The current shift away from dieting and calorie-counting towards eating more whole, nutrient dense foods is a double-edged sword when it comes to fighting the obesity epidemic in America, according...

US bottled water sales reach record high in 2015, with growth expected to continue: Mintel

Sales of bottled water in the US increased 6.4% to reach more than $15bn in 2015, according to research from Mintel. And as consumers continue to look for alternatives to...

Artizone business model was viable, but the money ran out, says founder

“We have delivered food from the best shops, farms and artisans. It was a wonderful journey, and while we learned a lot from it, it has come to its end,”...

Dieting is out, health & wellness is in: Weight management and the changing American consumer

Two out of three Americans are overweight or obese, but sales of 'diet' foods have dropped in recent years, even if the pounds haven’t. So is 'dieting' now a dirty...

Ahold USA announces goal of 100% cage-free eggs by 2022

The US operation of retailing giant Ahold Group has set a goal to sell exclusively cage-free eggs by 2022.

Weight Management 2020

Teff shines in new skinnypasta products as high-protein, low-carb alternative to traditional noodles

Between the rise of low- and no-carb diets in the early 2000s and the more recent explosive growth of the gluten-free movement, pasta-lovers and sales have suffered in the last...

A new era of sports drinks: health-conscious consumers, functional beverages & entrepreneurial brands

While functional sports drinks have been used by athletes for decades, a wider range of consumers are now turning to the beverages, according to a report from MyDrink Beverages. 

Bite-sized snacks offer added convenience, portion control over bars, E&C Snacks CEO says

The nutrition bar category has thrived in part by offering consumers convenience and portion-control, but a new generation of bar-like “bites” entering the market suggests on-the-go snacking could be even...

Crush Cubes offer fresh flavors & convenience in frozen aisle

Fresh ingredients may be the must-have foods of the moment, but they also often require time-consuming prep and can lead to food waste when they come in amounts far exceeding...

Highlights from the 2016 Beverage Innovation Summit: Suja's 'dog years', soda in a funk, and high pH water on fire

Want to know the size of the cold brew coffee prize, when Suja finally broke even, and what all the fuss is about over alkaline water? Check out the highlights of...

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Nestlé CEO: Consumers are coming back to our US frozen food brands in a ‘remarkable way’

Investment in Lean Cuisine, Stouffer's, Hot Pockets and DiGiorno paid off for Nestlé in 2015 as the struggling frozen food business generated real internal growth (a sales measure which excludes...

USDA expands insurance for farmers transitioning to organic production

The financially daunting three-year transition to certified organic production just became a little less risky for farmers thanks the USDA expanding crop insurance to better reflect the product’s actual value....

Campbell launches venture capital fund, new products for competitive edge

Campbell Soup Co. is hopping on the venture capital bandwagon "to more fully participate in growth opportunities" that could give it a competitive edge meeting consumers’ fast-evolving demands for healthy and...

Wish-Bone tries to entice shoppers back to the center store with two new dressing lines

With the launch of two new Wish-Bone lines, Pinnacle Foods hopes to reinvigorate the salad dressing aisle in the struggling center-store by enticing back consumers who left to make their...

Abbott’s new snack brand Curate takes “sophisticated approach” to crowded bar category

With cutting edge flavors, trendy ingredients and vibrant, fresh packaging, Abbott Laboratories’ new line of six snack bars promises a level of category disruption typical of startups, but with the...

Probiotics can offer something most functional foods don’t, says GoodBelly: Instant gratification

Unlike many functional food brands, GoodBelly does not ask consumers to wait 40 years for a return on their investment, says Alan Murray, CEO of brand owner NextFoods. Most customers,...

Olive oil sales could climb on strength of Heart-Check logo addition

Olive oil’s already healthy image just got a boost – and so too could sales soon – thanks to the American Heart Association giving the ingredient its blessing to use...

Dispatches from ISM in Cologne

Sweet Planet: Confectionery NPD inspiration from design school students

Students at KSID Köln International School of Design present confectionery packaging and product concepts at the International Sweets and Biscuits Fair (ISM).

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