Plant-based foods and beverages

Freedom Foods taps RDs to spread the word about prebiotics

Freedom Foods taps RDs to spread the word about prebiotics

By Elizabeth Crawford

By tapping registered dietitians at retailers and in local communities, Freedom Foods has magnified the impact and reach of its recent launch in more than 2,000 stores in the US of nutritional bars and cereals featuring BarleyMax – a unique grain packed...

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Tyson Foods on the six trends shaping the future of food

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Food and beverage products that communicate a clear functional health benefit, sustainability story, explore alternative protein sources, or leverage technology to shorten the distance between a recipe and finished meal, are just some of the trends to...

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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,...

Impossible Foods CEO: “By far the #1 message from fans on social media is, When will I be able to buy and cook the Impossible Burger at home?

Plant-based Impossible Burger to launch in retail stores in 2019

By Elaine Watson

In response to “overwhelming demand from consumers,” Impossible Foods has confirmed plans to sell its plant-based Impossible Burger in US grocery stores next year, although it is not sharing details of the scope of the launch, pricing, merchandising tactics,...

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NEWS IN BRIEF

Bunge unveils functional lentil flour for clean label formulations

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Bunge North America has added a non-GMO lentil flour to its portfolio that the company says can serve as a “functional equivalent substitute” for modified starches and can be appear as “lentil flour” in an ingredient deck, appealing to consumers searching...

Symrise expands US natural food ingredients business

NEWS IN BRIEF

Symrise expands US natural food ingredients business

By Mary Ellen Shoup

German flavors and fragrances company Symrise AG has opened a US facility near Atlanta, Georgia, for the production of natural food ingredients, investing approximately US$57m in the nearly 100 acre site to grow its US business.

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