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“Early on we saw the potential in fermented foods; the ability to influence nutrition through the transformative process of fermentation is powerful,” said co-founder Tim Klatt

Barrel Creek Provisions breathes new life into fermented foods

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Barrel Creek Provisions has undergone a brand transformation to establish itself as a formidable player in the fermented foods category, a market that continues to grow alongside consumers’ interest in gut health and probiotics.

Above all else, food and beverage products 'should taste good', says Mintel director of innovation & insights, Lynn Dornblaser. ©GettyImages/SvetaZi

Food in the 21st Century: Where we’re headed, according to Mintel

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Keeping track of emerging food trends can be daunting, especially in an immediate, digital-centric environment, but there are a few constant principles to lean on in the increasingly cluttered, fragmented food and beverage market, according to Lynn Dornblaser,...

Datassential: Plant-based only works if its crave-worthy

What plant-based foods are trending in foodservice?

Datassential: Plant-based only works if its crave-worthy

By Elaine Watson

Plant-based is a hot trend in food marketing right now, but how is it playing out in foodservice, which ingredients are trending on menus, and what marketing resonates the best with diners?

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What’s the real reason behind Halo Top’s success? Mintel explains

By Mary Ellen Shoup

‘Dieting’ and ‘reduced fat’ have become passé phrases in the world of packaged food replaced with terms like ‘clean label’ and ‘locally-sourced’, so what can explain low-calorie ice cream alternative Halo Top’s dramatic takeover of the frozen dessert...

Fear of competition – not consumer protection – behind Cattlemen's petition, claim plant-based, clean meat brands

Labeling framework for plant-based and clean meat should reflect modern technology and consumer trends, says GFI

Fear of competition – not consumer protection – is behind Cattlemen's petition, claim plant-based, clean meat brands

By Elaine Watson

A desire to protect its members, not consumers, is the primary motivation behind the US Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) petition to restrict use of the terms ‘beef’ and ‘meat’ to products from animals “born, raised, and harvested in the traditional manner”...

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