All news articles for December 18, 2017

The North American nutritional markets for omega-3s stabilized during 2017. Image: © Getty Images / redstallion

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The Year in Omega-3s

By Adam Ismail, Executive Director, GOED

Optimism and uncertainty seemed to define the omega-3 universe in 2017, which may seem strange since these two attributes are seemingly at opposite ends of an emotional spectrum. However, when an industry has gone through the type of turbulence the omega-3...

Beyond Meat expands plant-based portfolio with Beyond Sausage

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Beyond Meat expands plant-based portfolio with Beyond Sausage

By Elaine Watson

Beyond Sausage - the latest innovation from plant-based brand Beyond Meat – is made with pea protein isolate, fava bean protein, rice protein, potato starch, coconut oil and beet juice “to deliver on the juicy, satisfying taste and texture of pork sausage,...

What was the biggest surprise of 2017 in food, asks Rabobank

What was the biggest surprise of 2017 for the food industry?

By Elaine Watson

With hindsight, we can all pretend we saw it coming, but in reality, Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods Market – announced on June 16 – caught most of the industry by surprise, says Rabobank, which polled 200+ food execs from entrepreneurs to CEOs of...

Campbell Soup Company agrees to acquire Snyder’s-Lance

Campbell Soup Company to acquire Snyder’s-Lance

By Jenny Eagle

Campbell Soup Company has agreed to acquire Snyder’s-Lance, which distributes snacks including pretzels, sandwich crackers, kettle chips, deli snacks and organic and natural tortilla chips in the US.

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