All news articles for January 2018

Hormel's NPD push comes after it recently acquired a California-based salami firm and value-added Brazilian business

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Hormel launches ‘no prep’ pork loins

By Oscar Rousseau

US meat processor Hormel Foods is targeting convenience-hungry consumers with a loin filet range that requires no prep or clean up.

Nestlé USA backs 'potassium salt' petition

Nestlé USA backs 'potassium salt' petition

By Elaine Watson

Nestlé USA has joined a growing number of food manufacturers backing a citizen’s petition from NuTek Food Science asking the FDA to allow ‘potassium salt’ as an alternate name for potassium chloride on food labels.

High FODMAP foods include apples, bananas, almonds, and dairy containing lactose. Image © Getty Images / mpessaris

Will 2018 be the year that low FODMAP diets explode?

By Stephen Daniells

The US market for low FODMAP foods aimed at helping IBS sufferers is still small and consumer awareness is low, but companies large and small are targeting a category that could be bigger than gluten-free.

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