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NielsenIQ: Consumers bring on 'the great grocery edit' of 2022

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Weighing unpredictable inflationary prices, a prioritization of wellbeing along with an enduring pandemic, consumers are self-editing their grocery baskets and carts by asking themselves one fundamental question -- "Do I need this?" -- when...

More than 300bn lids are produced globally each year. Pic: UniCup Scandinavia

Swedish company develops bio-based beverage cup lid

By Jim Cornall

In response to potential EU legislation, Swedish company UniCup Scandinavia AB has created a new bio-based lid made of spruce and pine. The Liplid is placed inside, rather than on, the cup, and the company said this improves the stability and drinking...

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Eat Beyond to acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Eat Beyond has entered an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Mylk Brands Inc., and in the process will acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave, produced by Mylk's wholly-owned subsidiary Fresh Start Beverage Company.

Make water and seltzers available at checkouts instead of soda, says CSPI. Pic:getty/edhonowitz

‘Keep soda in the soda aisle’, says CSPI

By Rachel Arthur

The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), a US consumer advocacy organization, is urging the country’s top food retailers and sugary drink manufacturers to remove sugar-laden drinks from impulse buy locations in stores.

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ADM to acquire Deerland

By Hank Schultz

Global food ingredients giant ADM announced today it will acquire Deerland Probiotics & Enzymes, significantly expanding its capacity in microbiome-targeted ingredients.

 HempRise recently welcomed Congressman Trey Hollingsworth (second from right) and other regional hemp advocates for a tour of its new 100,000-square-foot facility. Image credit: HempRise

HempRise gears up to open $80m hemp processing facility in Indiana

By Elaine Watson

When Layn Corp subsidiary HempRise first announced plans to invest a cool $80m into a state-of-the-art hemp processing facility in Jeffersonville Indiana a couple of years ago, the expectation was that by the time it opened, we’d have clarity on the regulatory...

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