The Hispanic food and beverage market is “expected to embark on a more aggressive growth pattern from now through 2017” as firms pump more dollars into innovation and marketing, predicts market researcher Packaged Facts.
With many manufacturers in gluten-free notching up growth rates rivals in the center of the store can barely dream of, you’d assume the burgeoning category is a hotbed of recipe innovation and excitement.
Beverage Marketing Corporation (BMC), data and research group head, Gary Hemphill, does not think mid-calorie CSDs like Dr. Pepper TEN and Pepsi NEXT can restore the overall category’s ailing fortunes.
The private sector has an important role to play in promoting sustainable agriculture and fighting poverty and hunger, according to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) director-general José Graziano da Silva.
Stevia suppliers are gearing up for action in Canada after Health Canada gave industry the green light to use steviol glycosides as table top sweeteners and food additives in food and beverages on Friday (November 30).
It was a fascinating month for the US food and beverage industry, with California rejecting Prop 37, ConAgra Foods finally agreeing a deal to acquire Ralcorp, Hostess Brands throwing in the towel, and FDA exercising its FSMA muscle.