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Kids' tea could overtake 100% juice: Drazil
Big Interview: Drazil Kids Tea founder Christine Wheeler

Kids’ tea could overtake 100% juice as healthy ‘gold standard’: Drazil founder

The CEO of Drazil Kids Tea thinks this unusually named (lizard spelled backwards!), ready-to-drink tea brand has...

Trader Joe’s accused of breach of contract by dairy vendor, broker
Trader Joe's 'purposefully railroaded business relationships', alleges lawsuit

Trader Joe’s move to cut out the middlemen in dairy supply chain left key vendor & broker ‘high and dry’, says lawsuit

Trader Joe’s move to ditch a broker and a vendor it had been working with for years...

Hormel, Virun patent new way to add omega-3s to foods, beverages
Hormel & Virun help ease omega-3 F&B fortification headaches

Think you need to pop pills to get a decent dose of omega-3? Think again, say Hormel and Virun

While food & beverage manufacturers have been fortifying their wares with omega-3 fatty acids EPA + DHA...

Can natural sweeteners pull diet soda out of its funk?
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Can natural sweeteners pull diet soda out of its funk?

Is diet soda in the doldrums because shoppers are suspicious of aspartame, or because they are just...

Judge tosses HPP-treated juice lawsuit vs Hain Celestial; says plaintiff derailed his own case

Judge tosses HPP-treated juice lawsuit vs Hain Celestial; says plaintiff derailed his own case

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Hain Celestial over the marketing of its BluePrint high-pressure-processed (HPP)...

NUWI ‘drinkable snacks’ pioneer on building a new category: Be patient, be persistent, and be flexible
Consumers are tired of bars, says quinoa 'snack in a bottle' founder

NUWI ‘drinkable snacks’ pioneer on building a new category: Be patient, be persistent, and be flexible

While a scary percentage of new food & beverage brands end up quietly disappearing when their backers...

Americans have fallen out of love with gum, says Rabobank
Volumes in US gum market have slumped 20% in past five years

Americans have fallen out of love with gum, leaving mints to pick up the slack, says Rabobank

It’s well known that the American love affair with soda has hit a pretty significant rough patch,...

Professor: What exactly is this mythical ‘pristine’ alternative to GMOs that presents no risks?

Professor: What exactly is this mythical ‘pristine’ alternative to GMOs that presents no risks?

When consumers think about GMOs, they tend to contrast them with “some hypothetical alternative food that is...