A diet plan, a beer and 'light' snacks have come top of the list of
best selling products for this year, according to Information
Resources Inc (IRI), which said its 2005 product ranking results
confirm that nutrition, taste...
Sales of a DHA-fortified children's yogurt launched last month in
Canada are already exceeding expectations, with parents keen to
improve their children's brain development through nutrition, says
manufacturer Danone Canada.
The dust is settling on the WHI trial. First came the news that
low-fat diets didn't reduce the risk of breast or colorectal cancer
or cardiovascular disease, then came news that vitamin D and
calcium supplements don't protect...
"Miracle grains" and "superfruits" are among the
ingredients set to enjoy increasing popularity with American
consumers, as attention is focused on a combination of health
benefits and exotic tastes, says a new...
The leading global soup firm this week announced that it is to
slash salt content in its products by up to 45 percent, a move that
underlines continued industry efforts to attract consumers with a
wider variety of 'healthy'...
Most Americans are unaware of the nation's new dietary guidelines,
but a strong majority of consumers say they would like to see
companies offering more health tips on their product labels,
according to a new study.
Chiquita has said that 2005 was a "terrific" year for the
company, despite a $19m net loss in its fourth quarter resulting
largely from the flooding of 1,600 hectares of the company's banana
farms in Honduras.
Natural oils maker Martek Biosciences yesterday announced that its
key product, the omega-3 fatty acid DHA, is to be used in a new
soymilk product, which could allow the manufacturers to stress the
product's eye and brain health...