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Private label sales hit $98 billion on 6% growth, report says

Private label sales hit $98 billion on 6% growth, report says

By Hank Schultz

Sales of private label food and beverage products in the United States topped $98 billion 2011, according to a new report from market research firm Packaged Facts. Products in this category accounted for 17.6% of total retail food and beverage sales,...

Dr Gail Kauwell specializes in research exploring the association between nutrient-gene interactions and health maintenance/chronic disease risk.

Dispatches from the Food & Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) 2012

DNA diets: 'They're just not ready for prime time', warn experts

By Elaine WATSON in Philadelphia

Commercial interest in the role genes play in our risk of developing chronic diseases - and whether we can modify that risk through diet - has never been higher. But firms offering personalised nutritional advice on the back of mail-order DNA tests are...

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