Food labeling and marketing

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Study: Is ultra-processed food taking over the US diet?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

'Ultra-processed' food comprises the majority of the average US adult diet, according to a new study by researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health, who suspect the pandemic has further fueled the trend.

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Whole Foods reveals top 10 food trends to watch next year

By Mary Ellen Shoup

What will be trending in 2022? According to Whole Foods' annual food trends report, consumers are seeking products that contribute to their personal definition of wellbeing, whether it be less-boozy beverages, leafy greens grown locally, or ice cream...

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Private equity firm acquires raw honey brand, Local Hive Honey

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Marking its first acquisition for its new fund, Charlotte, North Carolina-based private equity firm Falfurrias Capital Partners has acquired raw and unfiltered honey brand, Local Hive Honey. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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FreshDirect slashes prices on hundreds of products

By Mary Ellen Shoup

While many retailers and CPG manufacturers are implementing price increases to their product assortments, online fresh food retailer FreshDirect said it will be rolling out price savings to consumers on a wide variety of its products.

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NEWS IN BRIEF

B&G Foods sells 100-year-old manufacturing plant

By Mary Ellen Shoup

B&G Foods is selling its Portland, Maine, manufacturing facility to the Institute for Digital Engineering and Life Sciences to cut costs and boost efficiencies at a time when the overall food and beverage industry is struggling with inflation and...

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