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Futureproofing the Food System

Will ‘healthy’ iconography help consumers select better options?

By Deniz Ataman

While the FDA is updating its current definition of healthy and exploring voluntary iconography for packaging, the term means many different things to many different people, which could complicate the impact of the icon and product marketing, suggests...

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13 personalized nutrition companies on the market today

By Adi Menayang

As more studies on human nutrition suggest 'one-size-fits-all' isn't the way of the future, more companies are springing up peddling personalized nutrition solutions. We collected 13 personalized nutrition services and products that are...

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Is single-serve packaging also a health-halo?

By Adi Menayang

Serving sizes of packaged food can affect a consumer’s health perception and intended consumption, according to a new study in the Journal of Business Research.


Canada sugar drinks levy would save 13,000 lives, say researchers

By Rachel Arthur

Health organizations in Canada are calling for a sugary drinks levy, with new research suggesting the measure would save 13,000 lives over the next 25 years. But the Canadian Beverage Association questions the data used by the research: and says that...

Now is a great time to sell your F&B business: Anchin

Now is a great time to sell your F&B business: Anchin

By Maggie Hennessy

Despite tight margins and even tighter competition, it’s a great time to be in the food and beverage industry—and an even better time to be a seller, according to New York accountant and advisory firm, Anchin, Block & Anchin. 

Parents seeking balanced approach to nutrition in bakery: Cargill

Parents seeking balanced approach to nutrition in bakery: Cargill

By Maggie Hennessy

As parents look to strike a balance between healthy and unhealthy foods in their childrens' diets, bakery manufacturers have an opportunity to innovate with healthier products in the cookies, breads/rolls, crackers and snack bars categories, according...


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