Boxed chocolate buyers are more likely to be women from the Midwest or South – and are more likely to be watching their weight than the average American, according to new data from market research organization Roy Morgan.
‘Tis the season for gazing into our crystal balls and foretelling what the year ahead has in store – but how well did we do with last year’s predictions? FoodNavigator-USA looks back on its forecast for the top industry influences of 2011.
A US meat processor could be hit with a fine of nearly $150,000 for breaching health and safety regulations including those surrounding potentially hazardous chemicals, a statement from workplace safety authorities has revealed.
Pulse-based ingredients could help food manufacturers deliver significant nutritional improvements to everything from granola bars to chicken nuggets by ‘stealth’ if formulators knew what to do with them, according to pulse industry body Pulse Canada.
A soy-based ingredient packing four times the nutritional punch of standard soy protein isolate could reinvigorate the cardiovascular functional food market, according to bosses at agri-food giant The Scoular Company.