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Chia is here to stay, thanks to long-term planning by The Chia Co.

Chia is here to stay, thanks to long-term planning by The Chia Co.

By Elizabeth Crawford

A few years ago, chia seeds were virtually unheard of in the U.S., but now they are available across food categories and retail channels in a plethora of finished consumer goods and as an ingredient, thanks largely to long-range planning by The Chia Co.

Tio Gazpacho: Thinking outside the bowl...

This merges soup and beverages; we’re creating a new category...

Tio Gazpacho cold soup-in-a-bottle CEO: I wanted to stand out, not to fit in

By Elaine Watson

While some retailers didn’t know quite what to make of his ‘chilled soup in a bottle’ when he first started pitching the concept last year, around 75% “just got it immediately”, says Tio Gazpacho founder Austin Allan. “And then they would say: How come...

5 street foods influencing restaurants, CPG products

By Elizabeth Crawford

Authentic street foods with international roots that were traditionally eaten outside as make shift meals by laborers are coming inside and appealing to a wider variety of people as more consumers favor fast food over home cooking, according to Packaged...

The FoodNavigator editors have picked their top six trends to look out for in 2015. Do you agree? Let us know in the comments below.

FoodNavigator predicts top industry drivers for 2015

By Nathan Gray and Caroline Scott-Thomas

It’s time to get out our crystal balls and predict the hottest trends in the European food and drink sector for the year ahead. What’s in store for 2015?

Reaching beyond athletes will drive sales of protein drinks

Reaching beyond athletes will drive sales of protein drinks

By Elizabeth Crawford

Consumer interest in health and wellness and on-the-go food continue to fuel growth in the nutritional drink category, but manufacturers could take sales even higher by targeting older and non-athletic consumers, according to Synergy Flavors and market...

The 'bad carbs' trend is manifesting mostly in wheat, says New Nutrition Business director

Good carbs, bad carbs to play into 2015

By Kacey CULLINEY

The steer away from carbs will continue into 2015 but if industry is clever, the shift presents plenty of opportunities, says a healthy foods expert.

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