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Source: Acosta Sales & Marketing The Evolution of Eating Insights into Americans' Changing Habits

Shrinking household sizes are changing how Americans eat, buy food

By Elizabeth Crawford

A whopping nine out of 10 consumers prefer to eat at home, but the size and make-up of those households are changing and so are consumers’ needs from food and beverage companies, according to research firm Acosta Sales & Marketing. 

Vegan is going mainstream, trend data suggests

Vegan is going mainstream, trend data suggests

By Elizabeth Crawford

The appeal and potential for vegan products is expanding beyond the small group of people who avoid animal products for ethical reasons to include the much larger base of consumers seeking healthier, cleaner foods, according to an industry expert. 

Cooking pasta removes certain wheat allergens

Cooking pasta removes certain wheat allergens

By Niamh Michail

Certain wheat allergens are released and lost when pasta is boiled while others are highly resistant and remain during the entire digestion process, researchers from Italy have found.

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By Elaine Watson

What’s a suitable portion-size? And will healthy vending become the norm?  To find out, FoodNavigator-USA has gathered together a panel of entrepreneurs to discuss the hottest new trends in the market, and where they see the growth opportunities in the...

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Latin America

Aloe companies expanding production in Mexico to meet rising demand

By Hank Schultz

Worldwide demand for aloe means acreage for this important botanical continues to expand in Mexico, one of the main sources of the ingredient. And that demand has been driven largely by products sold through network marketing companies, an expert says.

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