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Startup Spotlight

Bobabam built a devoted fan base with customizable at-home boba tea kits

By Deniz Ataman

Capitalizing on the boba tea boom during the pandemic, coupled with their love of the Taiwanese drink, Bobabam co-founders, Brian Khoddam, Ron Escopete and Bob Yau, leveraged their expertise in supply chain, foodservice, and data analysis to quickly launch...

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Startup Spotlight

From DIY to nationwide: How Bandit built its vegan cheese business

By Deniz Ataman

In this episode of Startup Spotlight, Bandit’s Founder Bo Babaki discusses how his passion project making vegan cheese eventually landed him a distribution deal with Lancaster Farm Fresh in 2020 and secured a $1.5 million investment from VC firm Prime...

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Sweets & Snacks Expo

How can brands become more than a trending flavor?

By Deniz Ataman

Confectionery and snack brands can stay head of the curve by offering layered flavors and textures inspired from other food and beverage categories, tapping into nostalgic tastes and international cuisines that consumers gravitate towards, Alice Mintz,...

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Organic Trade Association's Organic Week Summit

Organic sales ‘bounce back to a higher growth rate’ to reach nearly $70bn in 2023

By Elizabeth Crawford

New data from the Organic Trade Association shows organic sales “bouncing back” after a post-pandemic and inflation-induced slowdown in incremental grown in recent years, with research from SPINS suggesting the products best positioned to seize this growth...

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Natural Products Expo West

2foods' US debut is three treats in one

By Deniz Ataman

Japan’s 2foods sets itself apart in the American market and meets consumer demand for plant-based products with a clean label and a unique taste and texture profile with the US debut of its three-in-one dessert Gâteau Chocolate at Natural Products Expo...

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Natural Products Expo West

Mondelez: As snacking becomes more ‘purposeful' portion control becomes key

By Elizabeth Crawford

Nearly nine out of 10 consumers snack daily to fuel their busy days, carve out a mindful moment of ‘me time,’ and connect with family and friends – but according to Mondelez International’s recently released 5th State of Snacking report, what they are...

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Mason Dixie’s frozen breakfast sandwiches make comfort food clean

By Deniz Ataman

Mason Dixie Foods' transition from foodservice to retail, including Whole Foods and Costco, allowed the brand to tap into whitespace in frozen breakfast foods with a healthy halo and clean label, Ayeshah Abuelhiga, the brand’s founder and CEO, explained...

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Startup Spotlight

Amia's snack bars are formulated with migraines in mind

By Deniz Ataman

In this episode of Startup Spotlight, Jon Katz, founder of baked oat and seed bar brand, Amia Snacks, focused on using functional ingredients to address migraines, as outlined by a trigger-free diet, which includes eliminatings ingredients that may trigger...

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Natural Products Expo West

Emotional Utility Beverage focuses on optimizing brain health

By Deniz Ataman

Emotional Utility Beverage sparkling functional drinks were developed to provide a functional, healthy tool to support consumers’ evolving emotional and cognitive states, Charles Gores, chairman and owner of Emotional Utility Beverage, explained to FoodNavigator-USA...

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Startup Spotlight

[Watch] How Zend Coffee is building its functional coffee business

By Deniz Ataman

Fusing together adaptogens with single-origin coffee, subscription-based Zend Coffee features functional coffee blends that support skin, cognitive, immunity and emotional health using responsibly sourced coffee beans – a blurred category that the company’s...

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