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Impulse snack purchases are a common yet declining consumer habit, Euromonitor finds. ©GettyImages/Wavebreakmedia

SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO

Are impulse snack purchases under siege? Euromonitor explains

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nearly 70% of in-store snack purchases are unplanned -- indicating that impulse snack shopping is a shared habit among most consumers, Euromonitor senior analyst Jared Koerten said at the Sweets & Snack Expo in Chicago yesterday.

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GUEST ARTICLE: FDA poised to spoil a food fight, naturally

By Gregory D Cote, partner, McCarter & English

World-renowned chef Thomas Keller once said, ‘Food should be fun.’ But to those who make the products we eat and drink, there is nothing fun about food and beverage labeling litigation.

Manufacturers are responding to consumers' shifting definitions of clean label which can vary greatly.  ©GettyImages/Ridofranz

Flavorchem on clean label: 'People's definitions are all over the place'

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Clean label seems to be as commonplace of a term as the contentious ‘natural’ moniker with many food and beverages retooling their ingredient formulations to conform to this vague industry expectation. According to Flavorchem, one thing is very clear,...

Meal kits: Home Chef exec on growth, profitability, and omnichannel retailing

60-second interview: Rich DeNardis, chief revenue officer, Home Chef

Home Chef chief revenue officer: ‘We believe in the omni-channel model’

By Elaine Watson

Home Chef has just struck a partnership with New England-based retailer Hannaford enabling shoppers to order its meal kits through Hannaford To Go and pick them up at their local store the same day, without committing to a monthly subscription. FoodNavigator-USA...

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