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.
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.
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.
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
Most consumers still against cloning, reveals new survey
The majority of American consumers are still against the idea of
eating products derived from cloned animals, although confidence
levels shoot up if these products are deemed safe by the Food and
Drug Administration (FDA).
Cereal growth slows as challenges continue, says Mintel
The US breakfast cereal market is "moving very slowly", as
manufacturers in this sector continue to face challenges such as
low brand loyalty, market saturation and increasing competition
from other channels, says Mintel.
New report examines frozen fruit, veg sector
The gross profit of US frozen fruit and vegetable manufacturers is
10 percent higher than other companies in the manufacturing sector,
according to report that examines the sector's business.
Fat remains major baddie for healthy eaters, says Datamonitor
Reducing fat intake continues to be the main priority of consumers
looking to improve their diets, according to a new report from
market analyst Datamonitor.
Americans want exciting chocolate, says survey
Americans are developing a taste for more sophisticated chocolate
products, according to a new survey by Barry Callebaut, which finds
that consumers are increasingly experimenting with different
Obesity trend prompts sugar alternative growth
Growing concerns about obesity and type-2 diabetes are driving
low-sugar, sugar-free or sugar substituted products, says a new
survey from the NPD Group.
Food safety fears reflected in contents of supermarket trolleys
Over a third of consumers have stopped purchasing certain food
items over the past year, due to concerns over their safety,
according to a new survey by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI).
OTA survey reveals sustained growth in organics
The nation's organic market has grown beyond industry expectations
to represent almost 3 percent of all retail food and beverage
sales, according to preliminary results from an annual survey.