Cheetos 2.0: Crunch-a-mame prepares for Expo West debut

Cheetos 2.0: Crunch-a-mame edamame puffs prepare for Expo West debut

By Elaine Watson

The salty snacks category is notoriously competitive, but as Hippeas has proved, you can cut through the noise if you have a distinct proposition coupled with bold, fun and impactful packaging, says Greenwave Foods president and CEO Raymond Chung, who...

Dr David Katz: “Saturated fat has never been exonerated.

Is saturated fat really 'back?' In short, no, argue experts at ICVN 2018

By Elaine Watson

“So the ketogenic diet, sure, it will cause you to lose weight in the short term. So would cholera, or a cocaine binge, but that doesn’t mean it’s a good idea,” observed Dr David Katz at the 7th International Congress on Vegetarian Nutrition (ICVN) this...

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FDA issues guidance on added sugar, dietary fiber, serving sizes

By Elaine Watson

The FDA has unveiled guidance on added sugars, serving sizes and dietary fibers to help manufacturers implement the new Nutrition Facts label, and says it’s working on a plan to incentivize manufacturers to make healthier products and “provide consumers...

Japanese snack giant Calbee has reported a slump in profits. Pic: ©GettyImages/switchpipipi/Bellisimo

Has Calbee’s profit slump put PepsiCo partnership in balance?

By Gill Hyslop

Japanese snack giant Calbee posted a profit decline for its third quarter results for fiscal year ending March 31, 2018 due to sharp slowdown in North America, possibly putting its business partnership with PepsiCo on the line.

 Tom Cindel: “Everything is designed around simplicity, we don’t have 30 different kinds of ketchup. Basically, it’s just easy to shop here.”

'No one wants to pay more than they have to for groceries...'

SPECIAL FEATURE: ‘Who shops at ALDI? You, me, anyone who eats food…’

By Elaine Watson

Consumers are tired of cavernous stores with “90 different jars of pasta sauce,” said Tom Cindel, director of operations at ALDI’s Moreno Valley, CA, division, pointing to a shelf at the recently opened store in Monrovia, CA. “We just buy this one, it’s...

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