Survey shows awareness of peanut recall but misunderstanding
The majority of Americans are aware of the peanut product recall but many are mistaken about which products are involved and few trust food safety controls, according to a Harvard survey.
A third of new products make natural claims
The percentage of food and beverage products making ‘natural’ claims is growing in strength in the US, according to the Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD).
Meat and dairy miss out on low fat message
Dairy, pork and beef products have lost their appeal among a group of consumers who may have decreased consumption of these foods because they are associated with high-fat content, according to a survey.
Global 2020 vision of the food industry
Food companies developing new products need to pay more attention to consumer expectations as shoppers seek more information, choices and accountability over what they buy, a new study said.
Gelita innovation meets health and convenience demand
International gelatin specialist Gelita has launched two new
products that incorporate the themes driving its innovation
strategy - health and wellness, and convenience.
Nutrition message still not reaching Americans, FDA survey
The findings of FDA's latest survey on health and nutrition
underscore that while US consumers have good health intentions,
this does not carry through to their dietary habits.
Desire for satiating breakfasts opens doors for soy
Consumers increasingly seek filling breakfasts that release energy
slowly, expanding opportunities for manufacturers of soy products,
according to US-based Solae.
Consumers want better industry efforts to combat obesity
Food manufacturers are not proving to consumers they are dedicated
to cutting fat, sugar and salt levels in their products, suggests a
Raw material price hikes hit Kraft and Kellogg profits
Financial results released by food giants Kraft and Kellogg
disclose a drop in earnings on the back of mounting costs for raw
Chiquita banana prices still on the up
Banana prices in all markets continue to rise for Chiquita as the
company attempts to counter increasing industry costs.
Health rubs off on dessert choices, report
While 85 percent of US consumers still eat dessert once a month or
more, healthier options such as fruit and yogurt are an
increasingly popular choice, according to a new consumer trends
Survey reveals consumers still don't know nutrients well
There is still a long way to go in educating consumers on which
nutrients support which systems in the body indicates a new survey
from the National Women's Health Resource Center (NWHRC).
Kid breakfast items remain constant over decades, report
Breakfast products that are quick and easy to prepare remain the
most popular items chosen by moms with young children, revealing
that certain trends withstand time, according to the NPD Group.
South emerging as strong market for organics, report
Manufacturers and marketers of organic foods and beverages should
keep their eye on the southern region of the US, according to a new
market report, which suggests that consumers in the south are
catching up with the organic-friendly...
Organic market forecast to carve larger niche, report
American consumers who buy organic food regularly are still a small
minority, but are growing, according to a survey conducted last