In Zone Brands, which has experienced double-digit growth over the past four years, expects the re-branding of its juice products in 2014 to jumpstart “upper double-digit growth” on the heels of positive response from retailers

In Zone rebrands with eye on leading healthy kids’ juice category

By Maggie Hennessy

The best way to stand out in the highly fragmented, albeit growing, kids’ beverage market is to establish clear branding and messaging, a mantra that led Atlanta-based healthy children’s beverage maker In Zone Brands to rebrand its TummyTickler Tots,...

Nestlé pledges to speed salt reduction

Nestlé pledges to speed salt reduction


Nestlé has said it plans to accelerate its salt reduction strategy to meet World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on salt consumption by 2025.

Ingredion supplies a wide range of food ingredients including starches, texturizing ingredients, and sweeteners.

Headwinds south of the border depress Ingredion earnings

By Hank Schultz

Food ingredient giant Ingredion reported a steep drop in year-over-year earnings in the third quarter of 2013, mostly from problems in South American markets.  In addition, the company foresees a complicated impact from a newly-passed tax in Mexico on...

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit

Making Dairy Scary! US dairy gets into the Halloween spirit


The US dairy industry is making efforts to do what for years the confectionery and bakery sectors have been doing - getting into the Halloween spirit (or ghost if you prefer). Here's a selection of the best attempts by US processors to make their...

“We’re still capped on what channels we can go into and have an effect,

Big Interview: Matt McLean, CEO of Uncle Matt's Organic

Uncle Matt's Organic outpaces competition in organic juice 'war of attrition'

By Maggie Hennessy

From one pulp-free organic orange juice SKU in a regional Florida grocery store chain in 1999, Uncle Matt’s Organic is the oldest US organic juice company with 11 organic juice products and national distribution in such chains as Whole Foods, Publix and...

Pressure situation! Hain Celestial faces $5m+ juice court claim on HPP


Pressure situation! Hain Celestial faces $5m+ juice court claim over HPP


Hain Celestial Group is facing a US lawsuit seeking millions in damages for alleged false claims its BluePrint fruit and vegetable juices are ‘unpasteurized’ and ‘100% raw’, due to use of high pressure processing (HPP).

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