All news articles for February 2018

Apeel Sciences CEO James Rogers: 'We have a pathway to 4X shelf-life extension across all produce categories'

Apeel Sciences unveils bid to slash fresh produce waste with edipeel plant-based edible skin

Apeel Sciences seeks to slash fresh produce waste with plant-based edible skin: 'We've created this idealized little micro-climate inside of each piece of produce'

By Elaine Watson

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist (or a materials scientist in James Rogers’ case) to work out that if you could quadruple the shelf-life of fresh produce such that you could eliminate the use of fungicides and potentially even refrigerated transport,...

Nooyi's idea of launching lady Doritos has been disputed by PepsiCo. Pic: ©GettyImages/AntonioGuillem

PepsiCo refutes launch of Doritos for women

By Douglas Yu

PepsiCo has called reports of it launching snacks specifically for women inaccurate, noting 'We already have Doritos for women - they’re called Doritos - and they’re enjoyed by millions of people every day.'

Significant percentage of consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives because they think they are healthier, reveals Comax study

Significant percentage of consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives because they think they are healthier, reveals Comax study

Why do consumers buy plant-based dairy alternatives? And what do they think formulators need to work on?

By Elaine Watson

While flavor is still the most important attribute, consumer research from Comax Flavors reveals that a significant percentage of shoppers (36%) regularly consuming plant-based dairy alternatives cite health benefits as a key purchase driver, results...

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