As marketers gear up for the Fourth of July, drape the Star-Spangled Banner over products, and pull out their best Uncle Sam look-a-likes for commercials, the most patriotic of brands are American icons, according to a quantitative brand values survey.
Big interview, Gregory Jaffe, Director of Biotechnology, CSPI
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has made a name for itself by tackling the food industry’s big guns on everything from artery-furring entrees to misleading label claims. But where does it stand on genetically modified organisms (GMOs)?
The US cereal category has been in a steady state of decline for the past decade but General Mills' CEO says that when you have the right message and innovation, cereal brands respond well in the market.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has given five of its Indonesian members 48 hours to submit satellite images of their plantations, as evidence that they are not responsible for the forest fires that have engulfed several South East Asian...
Want to attract consumers to your sustainably produced products? Focus on taste, and make it personal, according to experts speaking at Organic Monitor’s Sustainable Foods Summit in Amsterdam earlier this month.
Private label specialist TreeHouse Foods has struck a deal to acquire Cains Foods, a privately owned manufacturer of shelf stable mayonnaise, dressings and sauces, based in Ayer, Massachusetts, for $35m.
USDA certified organic on a food label means something concrete. ‘Natural’ or ‘clean label’ mean something rather more fluid. But while the stream of lawsuits over ‘natural’ claims suggests more clarity is needed - particularly on GMOs - some general...
Foods inspired by fiction - from Harry Potter and Downton Abbey to Game of Thrones, Mad Men and Lord of the Rings - are starting to gain traction in the real world, according to food trends expert Hartman Group.