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(L-R) Quest Nutrition co-founders Tom Bilyeu (president), Mike Osborn (CFO) and Ron Penna (CEO)

Quest Nutrition president: 'Our goal is to end metabolic disease'

By Elaine Watson

Quest Nutrition has a somewhat ambitious mission statement (“Our goal is to end metabolic disease,” says president Tom Bilyeu). But while it may be some time before the El Segundo-based firm can tick this particular goal off its checklist, its progress...

Tom Burkemper, senior director of merchandising at 7-Eleven, speaking at Food Vision USA

Food Vision USA 2015: the highlights...

Collaborative innovation can cut costs and jumpstart launches, 7-Eleven exec says

By Elizabeth Crawford

Collaborative innovation between retailers and manufacturers can jumpstart product development, generate substantial cost-savings and improve the success of a launch more effectively than either partner likely could achieve on its own, a senior director...

Products such as Tio Gazpacho blur the boundaries between meals and snacks

How do snacking habits vary according to the time of day?

By Elaine Watson

Whether consumers opt for savory or sweet snacks is typically determined by the time of day, with savory snack consumption peaking at noon and sweet snack consumption peaking at 8pm, whereas better-for-you snack consumption is predicated more by place,...

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