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We're only scratching the surface when it comes to unlocking the potential of plant-based meat, says GFI

Plant-based meats account for less than a quarter of 1% of meat sales in the US, while plant-based milks have gobbled up almost 10% of the fluid milk market, says...

RDBA provides dietitians tools to select, display products & track social media influence

New tools from the Retail Dietitians Business Alliance are helping registered dietitians gain professional prominence in grocery stores and sales outlets while also expanding their influence over product selection, displays...

NEW PRODUCTS GALLERY: From chocolate peanut butter Cheerios to HPP meals and milked peanuts

Check out FoodNavigator-USA’s latest gallery of new products hitting US shelves, spanning everything from chocolate peanut butter Cheerios to ‘milked peanuts’ and pea- and cashew-fueled protein fueled beverages, to meat...

Terra's Kitchen CEO: Strategics are eyeing up meal kit players now...

Plated teams up with Albertsons in bid to become 'the first omnichannel meal kit offering with national scale'

As shockwaves from the Amazon/Whole Foods deal continue to reverberate throughout the food industry, Albertsons has struck while the iron is hot via a deal to acquire Plated – one...

Quorn moves into the refrigerated aisles with its fungi-based proteins

Meat-free brand Quorn – which has a big presence in the UK chilled food market, but has historically focused on the frozen segment in the US – has developed a...

ADM gets personal with new microbiome collaboration with Mayo Clinic

Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) has announced a collaboration with the Mayo Clinic on personalized nutrition solutions to healthy body weight through probiotics, prebiotics, and other nutrients.

Clean labels & unique flavor combinations helps Abby’s Better Nut Butter cut through the competition

What began as a hobby for a 15-year-old girl, now is blooming into a bustling family business as Abby’s Better Nut Butter rapidly gains sales and distribution thanks in part...

NEW HIRES GALLERY: Hampton Creek rebuilds its board; Soylent hires new sales VP, Zallie to take the helm at Ingredion

Check out who’s moving onwards and upwards at Kraft Heinz, Hormel, Conagra, Ingredion, Soylent, Hampton Creek, Hain Celestial, Hello Fresh, Peapod and Ready Pac Foods in FoodNavigator-USA’s latest round-up of...

IRI insights on Gen Z shopping suggest marketers need a new approach

Unlike cost-conscious generations that came before, Generation Z cares more about convenience than price – a dramatic reversal that will change not only how brands and retailers catch their attention...

Sweet ambition: DouxMatok raises $8.1m to take sugar reduction technology to market

DouxMatok, the Israeli firm behind patented technology that makes sugar taste sweeter, has raised $8.1m in a funding round led by Israel’s largest VC fund, Pitango, with the participation of...

Naturex strikes global distribution deal with Mycotech for vegan mushroom protein: 'We could see they had something new'

Natural ingredients giant Naturex has struck a global distribution deal with MycoTechnology, the fungi-fueled start-up behind Pure Taste fermented shiitake vegetable protein: a high-profile new entrant to the ‘alternative’ protein...

BASF teams up with InsideTracker for personalized nutrition & supplementation recommendations

BASF and Segterra have announced a collaboration for BASF’s health ingredients brand, Newtrition, to provide personalized nutrition and dietary supplementation recommendations and scientific support for Segterra’s InsideTracker.

New produce coalition stands against potential anti-dumping revisions in NAFTA

A new coalition of US and Canadian produce companies hopes to protect the North American Free Trade Agreement from potentially “traumatic” revisions based on “protectionism and a very narrow view...

Find products. Earn money… makeena helps shoppers earn cashback on healthy, eco-friendly brands

The entrepreneurs behind an app enabling shoppers to earn cash back after purchasing natural, organic and healthy lifestyle products, say they can give brands participating on the platform “unprecedented insight...

Jan 2020 likely deadline for compliance with new-look Nutrition Facts panel, hints Gottlieb

The deadline for compliance with the new-look Nutrition Facts panel is likely to be early 2020, 18 months after the original July 26, 2018, compliance date, according to FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb.

MycoTech raises $35m to fuel vegan mushroom protein ambitions, strikes strategic partnership

Boulder-based MycoTechnology has raised $35m in a series B financing round from a flurry of high profile investors* from Kellogg’s Eighteen94 Capital to Bunge Ventures and inked a strategic partnership...

Organic sales projected to rise as more millennials have children and seek clean options for kids

New research published by the Organic Trade Association connecting parenting to increased organic purchases suggests sales of organic could see a significant boost in the coming years as more millennials,...

Pyure Brands: Amazon can be an ‘insanely disruptive’ platform for challenger brands

Amazon can be an “insanely disruptive” platform for challenger brands willing to put in the time and effort to understand how to maximize their prospects on the site, says Pyure...

Green, clean and ready for the mainstream? Seaweed could drive a significant new platform in the broth category, predicts Ocean’s Halo

New Frontier Foods has spent four years building a presence in the rapidly-growing seaweed snacks market with its Ocean’s Halo brand, but reckons its latest innovation – organic seaweed-based broths...

Amazon sold almost $500k of Whole Foods private label items in week one post deal, says One Click Retail

Amazon moved quickly to add Whole Foods private label items to its Prime Now and Prime Pantry platforms post the acquisition, notching up sales of almost $500k in week one,...

Soup-To-Nuts Podcast: How to refine a pitch to woo investors and score retail distribution

Whether it is trying to raise money, build brand awareness or convince a buyer to stock your product on store shelves, knowing how to successfully pitch your company, and yourself,...

Sweet Earth co-founder: Engaging with big food companies is the fastest way to change the food system

Does selling up mean selling out? Quite the opposite, says the co-founder of plant-based brand Sweet Earth, who says teaming up with the world’s biggest food company is one of...

Nestlé makes ‘immediate entry into the plant-based foods segment’ via Sweet Earth acquisition

Nestlé has gained an “immediate entry” into the plant-based foods category via the acquisition of fast-growing California-based brand Sweet Earth for an undisclosed sum.

Oldways marks Whole Grains Month by gathering donations from members to combat food insecurity

To raise awareness of the risks of food insecurity and the ability of whole grains’ to help fill bellies and nutrient gaps, the Oldways Whole Grains Council is coordinating a...

Strong school nutrition standards, updated Nutrition Facts panel necessary to fight obesity

Long-term efforts and policy changes to promote better nutrition and increase physical activity over the past 15 years have helped stabilize and in some cases reduce obesity rates, but proposals...

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