Labeling, Marketing & Advertising

Are all-natural claims losing their luster?

Are all-natural claims losing their luster?

By Elaine WATSON

The phrase 'all-natural' is still emblazoned on scores of new food and beverage launches, but not quite as many as it used to be, according to Mintel research.

It’s all Greek to me! How fair was the ruling against Chobani?

EDITOR'S OPINION: DEAR DAIRY....

It’s all Greek to me… How fair was the High Court ruling against Chobani?

By Mark ASTLEY

New York-based Chobani was handed an injunction last month prohibiting its use of the term ‘Greek yogurt’ in the UK following a court battle with rival, Fage, which claims that the term refers to geographical origin. But can Athens-based Fage stand by...

Courage returning to consumers' palates, culinary trends expert says

Courage returning to consumers' palates, culinary trends expert says

By Hank Schultz

Seeing light at the end of the economic tunnel puts a spring in consumers’ steps and a little sizzle on their palates, too. Culinary trends expert Suzy Badaracco said we’re not in extreme consumption mode yet, but consumers are starting move beyond the...

Coke slams 'meritless' Minute Maid false advertising action

COKE: MINUTE MAID AND SIMPLY ORANGE LABELING COMPLIES WITH FDA RULES

Coca-Cola Company slams 'meritless' Minute Maid false advertising action

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Coca-Cola Company has failed in its attempt to strike out 13 consolidated lawsuits alleging that Simply Orange Juice and Minute Maid products were falsely advertised as natural, but says it will fight what it claims is a 'meritless case'.

Choosing the right foods is important, but controlling portion sizes is far more so, says expert.

Special Edition: New trends in weight management

Portion control key to fighting obesity, expert says

By Hank Schultz

Food has gone through a technological revolution in the US in the last 50 years.  Food is available in more variety, in more forms and in more combinations than ever before.  The key word in that previous sentence, according to one food psychology expert,...

Restaurants wax, food retailer prepared meals wane, report says

Restaurants wax, food retailer prepared meals wane, report says

By Hank Schultz

Now that the US economy is limping back to somewhere close to where it was before the financial debacle of 2008, consumers are feeling a bit more flush and are returning to eating in restaurants more.  This has hurt the retailer meal solutions (RMS) market,...

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