On Sept. 29, FDA issued a proposed rule to extend the compliance dates for the updated Nutrition Facts and Supplement Facts label final rule and the Serving Size final rule from July 26, 2018, to Jan. 1, 2020, for manufacturers with $10 million or...
Sep 22, 2017
Besides the rising popularity of converted flexible packaging such as resealable pouches, conventional food and beverage packaging is losing share to options offering portion control, compostability or a transparent component for consumers to see...
Sep 13, 2017
Understanding trends and factors that influence kids’ food purchases can provide industry players with strategies to better position their companies and brands within the clean label food and beverage market.
Combined global sales of eight key categories commonly consumed by or marketed to children are predicted to reach US$1.2 trillion in 2017, while combined sales of clean label products in the same categories are expected to ring up only $72 billion...
Manufacturers of kids' food and beverages are under pressure to remove artificial colors and flavors from their products, as Millennial moms and clean label consumers want better food not only for themselves, but for their children.
Aug 25, 2017
Designing products for children is big business, with significant go-to-market opportunity for clean label applications across the entire food and beverage spectrum.
A recent USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) study published in the American Journal of Public Health found American adults, on average, substantially reduced their intake of trans fats between two time points—1999-2000 and 2009-2010—which...
Food and beverage manufacturers are turning to clean label fats and oils to appeal to a growing base of health-conscious consumers.
Jul 25, 2017
After nearly 50 years in "nutrition detention," fat is making a comeback thanks to shifting consumer preferences and an increasing number of clean label alternatives that align with consumer demand for healthier options.