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Supply chain squeezed by higher grain commodity prices

Supply chain squeezed by higher grain commodity prices

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Prices of key grain commodities have been climbing rapidly but so far food manufacturers have absorbed much of the cost, according to an analyst at the USDA’s Economic Research Service (ERS).

5-hour Energy accounts for 90% of the energy shots market

5-hour Energy increases grip on energy shots market

By Elaine Watson

5-hour Energy’s grip on the US energy shot market has tightened further in the past year, with the brand now accounting for nine out of every $10 spent in the burgeoning category.

Turning the spotlight on regional Asian trends

Turning the spotlight on regional Asian trends

FoodNavigator-Asia spoke to suppliers at the recent Vitafoods show in Geneva about launching new foods and supplements on the Asian market. What are the main challenges? And where are the most promising opportunities?

Cargill resumes ground turkey production

Cargill resumes ground turkey production

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Cargill has resumed production of ground turkey at the Arkansas facility that was the source of a major recall after turkey from the plant had been linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak, the company said on Wednesday.

The varied sources of omega-3

Special edition: Omega-3

The varied sources of omega-3

By Stephen Daniells

Omega-3 fatty acids can be obtained from a variety of sources: Fish, krill, algae, plants, mussels. In this gallery we tour the world and look at the sources making waves in the $5 billion omega-3 food, beverage and supplements industry.

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