The snacks, breads/cereals/grains and frozen/refrigerated prepared foods gluten-free categories led 2012 sales, totaling $335 million.

Canada’s gluten-free market surges: Packaged Facts

By Maggie Hennessy

Riding the wave of continued strong consumer demand for gluten-free food options, Canada’s gluten-free market reached $458.9 million in 2012, according to a recent report from Packaged Facts entitled 'Gluten-Free Foods in Canada'.

Stevia First is working on methods of high yield, mechanized production of stevia in California.

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Stevia First bets on US-based production, technical innovation

By Hank Schultz

Stevia First, an early stage company based in Yuba City, CA, has built its business model on bringing stevia production onshore in the US.  Supply chain transparency and technical innovation are the two pillars on which the company is built, said CEO...

Dairy Farmers of America acquires Dairy Maid

Dairy Farmers of America acquires Dairy Maid

By Maggie Hennessy

Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), the nation’s largest dairy farmer-owned milk marketing cooperative, has purchased milk, juice and fruit drink processor Dairy Maid Dairy.

Producing natural yogurt that's free of preservatives 'adds a layer of complexity to the production process,' says a Chobani spokesperson of pulling bloated yogurt cups from store shelves

Chobani pulls yogurt cups from store shelves

By Maggie Hennessy

Greek yogurt manufacturer Chobani has asked grocery retailers to pull selected yogurt cups from shelves after quality concerns surfaced over certain cups experiencing swelling or bloating.

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