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Danone-led research uncovers how certain diets impact the gut microbiome

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Low-carb diets such as keto and paleo have exploded in popularity among consumers and brands that formulated products to fit the nutritional guardrails of each, but how does drastically eliminating carbs impact the diversity of good bacteria in gut microbiome?

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Square Roots opens fourth and largest indoor vertical farm

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Indoor vertical farming company Square Roots and national food distributor Gordon Food Service have opened a new climate-controlled, indoor farm in Kenosha, Wisc., making locally-grown, fresh leafy greens and herbs available to more Midwest consumers...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Imperfect Foods hires new CEO

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Imperfect Foods, an online grocer targeting the reduction food waste across the food system, has hired Dan Park as its new CEO to drive the company's future chapter of growth.

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Why US peanut consumption has hit record highs

By Gill Hyslop

Peanut consumption in the US has hit record levels for the second year in a row – rising to an all-time high of 7.9 pounds (3.5kg) per American in 2021. However, the National Peanut Board (NPB) said the consistent rise of the nut’s popularity is not surprising,...

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NielsenIQ: Consumers bring on 'the great grocery edit' of 2022

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Weighing unpredictable inflationary prices, a prioritization of wellbeing along with an enduring pandemic, consumers are self-editing their grocery baskets and carts by asking themselves one fundamental question -- "Do I need this?" -- when...

REGISTER TODAY: Food For Kids Part II – What are kids snacking on?

REGISTER TODAY: Food For Kids Part II – What are kids snacking on?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Parents are constantly looking for snacks that meet both the nutritional needs, and oftentimes, the picky palates of their child. Brands that can effectively meet both these fundamental demands are best positioned to win in the competitive landscape of...

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