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Delivery format key to reaching Gen Y supplement users

By Hank Schultz

Kids don’t listen to the music their parents did.  When they got their driver’s licenses, they didn’t drive the family Buick, unless there was no choice.  And now that they are a little older, they don’t take supplements the way older generations do,...

R&D challenge: Developing texture-modified foods for the elderly

R&D challenge: Developing texture-modified foods for the elderly

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Texture-modified foods for the elderly are likely to become an important area for R&D in the coming years as the population ages – but there are many challenges to producing foods that provide all the nutrition elderly people need that are still palatable...

What do the most successful CPG companies have in common?

What do the most successful CPG companies have in common?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Investment in emerging channels, the Hispanic market, and employee development are among the strategies that set the most profitable consumer packaged goods firms apart from their peers, finds a new report.

Are nutrition products meeting the needs of greying populations?

Longer lifespans create new elderly nutrition concepts

By Shane Starling

As average lifespans push beyond 80 years, demand is growing for products that meet the particular nutritional needs of the elderly such as cognitive performance and bone health. But is it a generation that buys into nutrition-led disease prevention over...

The fight against obesity: A new investment megatrend?

The fight against obesity: A new investment megatrend?

By Caroline Scott-Thomas

Obesity is a ‘global sustainability megatrend’ likely to take decades to address – but it could also provide opportunities for investors looking to support those industries aiming to be part of the solution, including parts of the food industry, according...

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