Sweeteners (intense, bulk, polyols)

Coca-Cola showcases Olyns' reverse vending machine at NACS

National Association for Convenience Stores

Coca-Cola showcases Olyns' reverse vending machine at NACS

By Deniz Ataman

Coca-Cola addresses high traffic trash disposal – and by extension stubborn recycling challenges – in c-store locations by featuring Olyns' reverse vending machine that collects and sorts plastic, aluminum and glass packaging during the National...

C-store consumer habits: balancing impulse purchases with nuanced usage occasions

National Association for Convenience Stores

C-store consumer habits: balancing impulse purchases with nuanced usage occasions

By Deniz Ataman

C-stores can attract and retain customers who are looking for a quick and easy meal or snack by offering a variety of fresh and convenient food options, as well as bundling deals that offer discounts on popular products, Kathy Risch SVP, shopper insights...

Tagatose finds a home in lean labeling

Tagatose finds a home in lean labeling

By Deniz Ataman

Despite FDA’s labeling of tagatose as an added sugar, the alternative sweetener’s nutritional and functional benefits continue to generate interest from the food and beverage industry, particularly with lean labels, Jim Kappas, VP specialty ingredients,...

Sweet trends in honey at the Summer Fancy Food Show

Sweet trends in honey at the Summer Fancy Food Show

By Deniz Ataman

Honey continued its reign as a sweet superfood during the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City June 25-27. Known for its flavor, function and versatility in food, honey brands served up diverse flavors and applications from infused tea bags to condiments,...

Expanding the non-alcoholic beverage category at Fancy Food Show

Expanding the non-alcoholic category at Fancy Food Show

By Deniz Ataman

Non-alcoholic beverages continue to grow with brands differentiating themselves through active ingredients, botanical flavors, glass and aluminum packaging and bold designs, as showcased at the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City 25-27 where attendees...

HI-Chew creates an experiential pop-up for its latest candy launch

HI-Chew creates an experiential pop-up for its latest candy launch

By Deniz Ataman

FoodNavigator-USA visited HI-Chew's pop-up to speak with Teruhiro Kawabe, Chief Representative for the USA & President, CEO of Morinaga America Inc. and Joanne Hsu, senior brand marketing manager, to discuss the brand's HI-Chew bites launch.

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PREPARING FOR Q4 & Q1 2024

PREPARING FOR Q4 & Q1 2024

Good afternoon fellow food manufacturers, formulators, and enthusiasts of Clean Label Sugar Reduction. You know, in the past, we’ve seen our fair share...