All news articles for May 2016

'This study will bring together the entire relationship between bacterial viruses and how they can alter the numbers of the good and bad bacteria in the infant gut in a way that has not been assessed before.' / leoniepow

Gates Foundation backs African infant microbiota project

By Annie Harrison-Dunn

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has signed a $100,000 (€89,485) cheque for academics from the University College Cork in Ireland to study the microbiota of infants in developing countries.

The success of hot dogs will be measured by analytics company Quri

Hot dog merchandising effectiveness measured

By Oscar Rousseau

Analytics company Quri has launched a project to measure the success of performance driven merchandising for 14 food items, including hot dogs, across 1,000 Walmart and Target stores in the US. 

10 things food marketers should know about Millennials

10 things food marketers should know about Millennials

By Elaine Watson

Millennials - people born between 1980 and 2000 - are as diverse and hard to pin down as any group of consumers. But they do have certain things in common when it comes to food shopping, according to market researchers...

L-R (top): Steve Bryant, MSL Group; Elaine Watson, FoodNavigator-USA; Laurie Demeritt, Hartman Group

PODCAST: What makes Millennials tick?

By Elaine Watson

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Nellson adds bar manufacturing capacity in Canada

Nellson adds bar manufacturing capacity in Canada

By Hank Schultz

Nutrition bar and powder specialist Nellson is expanding its production capacity at one of its Canadian plants and its consolidating the management of its Canadian operations.

Cargill said the joint venture would help to improve food safety in the Philippine company

Cargill and JFC deal creates 1,000 jobs

By Oscar Rousseau

Agricultural trader Cargill has entered into a joint-venture with Philippine fast food chain Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC) to build a poultry factory, leading to 1,000 new jobs. 

Vox Pop: The truth about Millennials, revealed by Millennials

Marketing to Millennials

Vox Pop: The truth about Millennials, revealed by Millennials

By Adi Menayang & Mary Ellen Shoup

Serial snackers, addicted to new products and ‘emotionally connected’ to coffee? Marketers are obsessed with Millennials—generally defined as adults between the age of 18 to 34—so we thought it would be fun to head into the streets of Chicago and find...

Some Americans have apparently been eating raw chicken kievs

US body calls for raw chicken laws

By Oscar Rousseau

Mandatory labelling for raw and stuffed poultry is urgently needed to stop consumers becoming sick and confused, the National Chicken Council (NCC) warned the US government.

The new package design for Kishr, which will be rolling out this year.

Kishr brings Yemeni coffee cherry tisane to the Midwest

By Adi Menayang

Amid the coffee craze, many companies are coming up with different ways to use the often thrown away flesh and pulp from the coffee cherry. Chicago-based Rowida Assalimy is building awareness to a coffee cherry beverage dating a millennium ago with her...

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