Seth Kaufman: 'This year will be the most transformational year for Quaker in its history...'

'This year will be the most transformational year for Quaker in its history'

EXPO WEST 2018: PepsiCo to take Quaker to the store perimeter

By Elaine Watson

The Quaker brand – best known for its hot and cold cereals and snack bars – is planning its first foray into the chiller, as brand owner PepsiCo seeks to tap into consumer demand for more convenient nutrition, says Seth Kaufman, head of the company’s...

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FDA commissioner: 'We will have more to say on the 'natural' issue soon'

GUEST ARTICLE: When will the FDA define ‘natural’? Sooner than you might think...

By Charles Sipos, partner; and Lauren Staniar, associate, Perkins Coie

While defining ‘natural’ for the purposes of food labeling has not appeared to be high on the FDA’s priority list since it announced its 2015 probe, things could be about to change, predict Perkins Coie attorneys Charles Sipos and Lauren Staniar.

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Shaka Tea unveils new look, closes second round of financing

By Elaine Watson

Honolulu-based Shaka Tea - the first Hawaiian ready-to-drink iced tea, and the first brewed with māmaki, a plant that only grows in the Hawaiian islands – has unveiled a new look, reformulated its wares to reduce sugar, and closed its second round of...

Cheetos 2.0: Crunch-a-mame prepares for Expo West debut

Cheetos 2.0: Crunch-a-mame edamame puffs prepare for Expo West debut

By Elaine Watson

The salty snacks category is notoriously competitive, but as Hippeas has proved, you can cut through the noise if you have a distinct proposition coupled with bold, fun and impactful packaging, says Greenwave Foods president and CEO Raymond Chung, who...

Dr David Katz: “Saturated fat has never been exonerated.

Is saturated fat really 'back?' In short, no, argue experts at ICVN 2018

By Elaine Watson

“So the ketogenic diet, sure, it will cause you to lose weight in the short term. So would cholera, or a cocaine binge, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea,” observed Dr David Katz at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) this...

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