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New hires: James Quincey moves up the ladder at Coca-Cola, ConAgra taps Darren Serrao for growth, and Califia Farms hires Annie’s exec to drive sales

New hires at Coca-Cola, ConAgra, PepsiCo, Califia Farms, Sambazon

Check out who’s moving onwards and upwards at Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, ConAgra Foods, Hershey, Kraft Heinz, Sambazon, Califia Farms, and KonaRed in FoodNavigator-USA’s latest round-up of new hires in food and beverage. 

Published: 31-Aug-2015

New products gallery (breakfast, dinner, dairy): From oat-based savory sides to smoked basmati rice

New products, from steel cut oat sides to smoked basmati rice

From savory sides made with steel-cut oats from Grainful; to hip cottage cheese from good culture; sweet potato cereal from Kashi; and smoked basmati rice from Amira; check out FoodNavigator-USA’s gallery of new products hitting US shelves this summer.

Published: 20-Aug-2015

New beverages gallery: From Soylent 2.0 to Bai Antiwater, FATwater, and tea lattes

New beverages: Soylent 2.0, Bai Antiwater, FATwater, tea lattes

From caffeine-free energy drinks and 'coffeehouse style' tea lattes to chia and greens drinks and ready-to-drink Soylent, check out FoodNavigator-USA's gallery of new beverage launches hitting US shelves this summer.

Published: 18-Aug-2015

New snacks gallery: From buffalo jerky and salad bites to superfood pouches and bean chips

New snacks, from buffalo jerky and salad bites to superfood pouches

From grass-fed Buffalo jerky from Patagonia Provisions; and fruit, veggie and chia-packed squeezy pouches from Happy Valley; to bean chips from General Mills; check out FoodNavigator-USA's gallery of new snacks hitting US shelves this summer.

Published: 18-Aug-2015

Innovative formulations could make insects more palatable

Innovative formulations could make insects more palatable

The next generation of food scientists is developing palatable and scalable products made with insect protein to help meet the growing global population’s increasing demand for protein.

Published: 07-Aug-2015

Crunch-down: America’s top 10 best-selling snack bars

Top 10 snack bars in US, IRI data

BakeryandSnacks has chewed over IRI data to compile a satisfying list of the top 10 best-selling US snack bars.

Published: 06-Aug-2015

Dairy Innovation Forum highlights: Hip cottage cheese, gut-friendly milk, tarte asian yogurt and why fat is back

The FoodNavigator-USA Dairy Innovation Forum highlights

From the challenges of sourcing organic milk, to the threat 'alternatives' milks pose to the dairy sector and the 'scary' promotional dynamics of the yogurt category, the FoodNavigator-USA Dairy Innovation Forum covered a lot of ground. Here are some of the highlights from the 60-minute session, which is now available on demand.

Published: 31-Jul-2015

What were the hottest - and weirdest - ingredient trends at IFT? From fermented stevia & mushroom mycelium to the world’s smallest vegetable…

Synbio sweeteners, pulses, rare sugars, wholegrain corn flour at IFT

Can the world’s smallest vegetable give other sources of plant protein a run for their money? Will consumers accept ‘synbio’ ingredients, and will the rare sugar allulose be a hit? FoodNavigator-USA hit the show floor at IFT to find out what’s hot, what’s not and what’s next in food formulation.

Published: 23-Jul-2015

New ICL ingredients make Taco Tuesday healthier, fresher

New ICL ingredients make Taco Tuesday healthier, fresher

ICL showcased several new ingredients that can reduce sodium, improve moisture and clean cheese labels in a pairing of “Picasso Tacos” and “Masterpiece Margaritas” at the Institute of Food Technologists’ annual meeting in Chicago July 11-14.

Published: 21-Jul-2015

How to determine the best channel for a product launch

How to determine the best channel for a product launch

Where a product launches heavily influences its success, making understanding each channel’s unique rules and protocols essential to determine the best outlet for a new product, Ian Kelleher, director of strategic channels at Peeled Snacks told attendees at the Summer Fancy Food Show. 

Published: 20-Jul-2015

Trendwatching at IFT 2015: From on-trend botanicals, tiger nuts, and matcha to non-GMO claims

Trendwatching at IFT 2015: Botanicals, tiger nuts, matcha, non-GMO

Market researchers Innova Market Insights and Mintel shared new data on what’s hot and what’s not in food & beverages at the IFT show this year, exploring everything from dairy-free claims to why consumers buy organic foods.

Published: 17-Jul-2015

IFT 2015 highlights: 3D printing...the killer app; lab burgers... for less than $300k, and meals with meal worms

IFT highlights: 3D printing, burgers (minus the beef), edible insects

Check out our gallery of highlights from the 2015 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) annual meeting & expo in Chicago, spanning 3D printing, edible insects and cultured meat, to the future of food (when we'll be "editing living organisms like software" to make dinner...)

Published: 16-Jul-2015

Cocktail mixers from fruity to bitter showcase at Summer Fancy Foods

Cocktail mixers from fruity to bitter showcase at Summer Fancy Foods

As craft cocktails grow in popularity, so too are bars’ and consumers’ shopping lists to include a laundry list of necessary specialty ingredients. To help simplify professional and home mixologists’ experience and minimize shopping costs, high-end mixers with unique flavor profiles increasingly are coming to market and were showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City. 

Published: 15-Jul-2015

Food & beverage entrepreneurs to watch: From YumButter and Dang Foods to Evo Hemp

Food & beverage entrepreneurs to watch: From YumButter to Dang Foods

From the purveyors of toasted coconut chips to hemp bars, high-protein gelato, cricket powder, chickpea snacks and portable nut butter, here's FoodNavigator-USA's latest pick of entrepreneurs to watch in the US food and beverage market.

Published: 14-Jul-2015

The RTE brownie category is getting crowded with recent launches showcased at the Fancy Food Show

The RTE brownie category is getting crowded with recent launches

Consumers no longer need to choose between the soft decadence of a cake-like brownie and the crispy crunch of a cookie thanks to several manufacturers that are combining the two to create an easy-to-eat hybrid treat. 

Published: 08-Jul-2015

Whole grains 101: Highlights from the 2015 Whole Grain Summit

Whole grains 101: Highlights from the 2015 Whole Grain Summit

The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans say half of our grains should be whole. So how are we doing? FoodNavigator-USA headed to Portland, Oregon, for the 2015 Whole Grain Summit  - organized by Oregon State University and the Grains for Health Foundation - to find out...

Published: 07-Jul-2015

Lavender emerges as popular ingredient across categories at Summer Fancy Food Show

Lavender emerges as popular ingredient across categories

Lavender, a polarizing and difficult to use ingredient, emerged as a popular flavor in products across food and beverage categories at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City June 28-30.

Published: 06-Jul-2015

New takes on sriracha offer enhanced sauces and snacks

New takes on sriracha offer enhanced sauces and snacks

Sriracha, the garlicky, hot chili sauce made popular by Huy Fong Foods, Inc., no longer is confined to the green-lidded bottle with a distinctive rooster on the front. Several companies are tweaking the ubiquitous condiment and its packaging to make healthier products. At the same time, the flavor is appearing on snacks ranging from chips to croutons to seaweed. 

Published: 02-Jul-2015

Snacks with dried fruit & veggies multiply as category revenues reach $4 billion

Snacks with dried fruit & veggies multiply as revenues reach $4B

Sales of snacks with dried fruit and vegetables climbed 1.7% annually over the last five years and is predicted to reach revenues of $4 billion in 2015, thanks largely to shifting consumer demands for healthier snacks and a recovering economy that enables shoppers to pay the higher prices dried produce demands, according to market research by IBISWorld. Expecting this trend to continue and hoping to get in on the action, many snack makers are launching a wide variety of snacks featuring an ever growing spectrum of dried fruits and veggies.

Published: 26-Jun-2015

Egg replacement ingredients help manufacturers reformulate in avian flu wake

Egg replacement ingredients help manufacturers reformulate in flu wake

The spread of avian flu among hens in the U.S. may be slowing, but the resulting egg shortage could take up to two years to rebound – prompting some worried manufacturers to permanently reformulate their products with egg replacement ingredients, industry stakeholders report. In response, ingredient suppliers are stepping up to the plate and offering a variety of solutions that can replace anywhere from 25% to 100% of eggs in products ranging from baked goods to sauces to noodles. Some companies even offer egg replacement options for creamy pumpkin pies so that when the holidays roll around, consumers nationwide can still celebrate. 

Published: 19-Jun-2015

New hires: Brendan Foley moves up ladder at McCormick, Unilever unveils new CFO, Runa co-founder seeks pastures new

New hires at McCormick, Unilever, Hershey,IFF, and Runa

Check out who’s moving onwards and upwards at Unilever, Campbell Soup, McCormick, Runa, Barry Callebaut, IFF and ADM in FoodNavigator-USA’s latest round-up of new hires in food and beverage. 

Published: 19-Jun-2015

Booming meat snack market grows with new flavors, formats & packaging

Booming meat snack market grows with new flavors, formats & packaging

Consumer demand for high protein, on-the-go food is helping drive sales of jerky, which climbed 12.8% last year, and other dried meat snacks, which increased 14.3% last year, according to data analysis by IRI Worldwide. Meat snack manufacturers hoping to tap into this growth and set themselves apart from the increasing competition showcased new flavors, novel formats and updated packaging at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago May 18-21.

Published: 29-May-2015

Five modern twists on brittle

Five modern twists on brittle

Five startups showcasing at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago hope to rekindle Americans’ love affair with the iconic sugar candy brittle by updating the old fashioned confection with bold new flavors and textures that will appeal to a broader audience.

Published: 28-May-2015

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