Women are about 15% more likely to order dishes featuring fruit than men when eating out, and 35% more likely to order dishes featuring coconut, according to new data from digital food ordering service GrubHub.
PepsiCo’s has pulled a Mountain Dew advert created by controversial US hip-hop artist Tyler the Creator, after causing uproar after viewers claimed it embraced racial stereotypes and trivialized violence towards women.
Being circumspect when you talk to suppliers is one thing. But being so afraid of giving away your innovation pipeline that you leave them in the dark about your goals is plain counterproductive, according to R&D bosses at Starbucks, Molson Coors...
Consumers expect to see added sugar in donuts and candy bars. But when they discover reams of it in dried fruits, juices and other products marketed as healthy foods, they feel shortchanged, and rightly so, according to one nutrition expert.
Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) CEO Larry Young insists US retailers are working hard with his firm to develop a ‘better-for-you’ carbonates platform, and said Royal Crown Cola Ten’s initial success was a ‘pleasant surprise’.
Unilever has filed an international patent for a process that creates tea juices with improved taste and color, to cater for the upsurge in demand for tea powders and RTD drinks with minimal processing and higher levels of bioactive compounds.
While the US juice market has been “essentially flat” for five years, Packaged Facts predicts stronger growth in future driven by reduced calorie products, better-for-you premium juices and blends, and an increase in the number of ‘multicultural’ households...