Expo West

Em+Pact empowers women to eat healthier and become ‘goal diggers’

Expo West 2018

Em+Pact empowers women to eat healthier and become ‘goal diggers’

By Elizabeth Crawford

Industry newcomer Em+Pact is carving out an underserved niche in the $600 million protein bar category by targeting women with products that are crafted to meet their specific nutritional needs and by working with nonprofits to empower them to be “goal...

Truth Bar balances convenience, function and flavor

Expo West 2018

Truth Bar balances convenience, function and flavor

By Elizabeth Crawford

Americans are snacking more than ever, but not just any bag of chips or candy bar will do. Rather, they want products that are both convenient and nutritious – two boxes that the makers of Truth Bar check with their line of functional nutrition bars.

Bare Snacks CEO: Consumers want simple ingredients, clean labels and no added sugar

Bare Snacks unveils new carrot, beet, and sweet potato veggie chips

Bare Snacks CEO: Consumers want simple ingredients, clean labels and no added sugar

By Elaine Watson

Bare Snacks – best known for its apple, banana and coconut chips – has expanded into the veggie snacking arena with a new line of carrot, beet, and sweet potato chips. FoodNavigator-USA caught up with CEO Santosh Padiki at the Natural Products Expo West...

Spindrift raises $20m in Series B-2 round led by VMG Partners

Spindrift raises $20m in Series B-2 round led by VMG Partners

By Elaine Watson

Spindrift - which has carved a unique niche in the beverage aisle by using just two ingredients: lightly carbonated filtered water and freshly squeezed fruit juice (no sweeteners, no flavors) – has raised $20m in a Series B-2 round.

Dr Robert Lustig: 'Processed food is an experiment that failed. The food industry is getting rich, and it’s killing us...'

‘All of these people yelling at each other…the vegans vs the Paleos vs the ketogenic people, this is insane…’

Dr Robert Lustig: 'Processed food is an experiment that failed. The food industry is getting rich, and it’s killing us...'

By Elaine Watson

A calorie is a calorie, right? Wrong, argues pediatrician, sugar-nemesis and author of best-selling book ‘Fat Chance’, Dr Robert Lustig, who caught up with FoodNavigator-USA at the Natural Products Expo West trade show in Anaheim last week.

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