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Sprouted grains: Are we any closer to a workable definition?

By Elaine Watson

US retail sales of products referencing sprouted grains on pack decreased slightly (-2.1%) to $267.2m in the 52 weeks to October 7, according to new data* from SPINS, with the largest category - bread and baked goods - experiencing a 4.2% decline. However,...

Soozy's at the Winter Fancy Food Show in January this year

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Soozy’s raises $2.5m: ‘We’re not sure what the shelf-life of the Paleo trend will be, but the philosophy behind it is here to stay’

By Elaine Watson

If some of the trends Soozy’s is tapping into – Paleo, gluten-free, grain-free – lack universal appeal, its broader philosophy of “clean eating,” minimally processed foods with “ingredients you can pronounce” and no “fillers, stabilizers and additives,”...

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GALLERY: Trendspotting at Sweets & Snacks Expo 2018

By Mary Ellen Shoup

The Sweets & Snacks Expo took place at Chicago's McCormick Place last week where chips, poppable bites, and functional health twists were in full force. Take a look at some of the trailblazers and emerging brands FoodNavigator-USA spotted on...

Ancient grains such khorasan wheat could serve as an alternative to those with general wheat sensitivities, Kamut International-funded study claims. ©GettyImages/stevanovicigor

All wheat is not created equal: A case for ancient khorasan wheat

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Can we as a society eat our way to health by consuming fewer high-yield, mass-produced foods such as modern wheat? That’s the position taken by Bob Quinn, Ph.D., an organic farmer and founder of Kamut International – a producer of the ancient grain, khorasan...

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