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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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Acosta: How will consumers be eating and shopping in 2022?

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Many consumers are maintaining the habits they formed at the onset of the global pandemic nearly two years ago, including a sustained preference for at-home dining and e-commerce, notes market research intelligence firm Acosta, which says retailers and...

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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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Cleaning up infant formula: Bobbie sets new standard for the category

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Bobbie, a direct-to-consumer organic infant formula brand that has taken off like a rocket ship in its first year on the market, is raising the bar for the category after receiving the Clean Label Purity Award as well as certification as a Pesticide-Free...