Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Stonyfield reveals Greek yogurt alternative

July 30, 2014

As consumer trends come and go, protein-packed Greek yogurt has staying power among its cultured counterparts. But for those not into it, Stonyfield is hoping to capture the protein trend with a new alternative known as Petite Crème.

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The latest food packaging trends

Chris Cornyn, president of DINE marketing, discusses the ways consumers are driving innovations in the packaging industry
July 29, 2014

Experts say consumers are now the chief packaging officer, demanding packaging fulfill their personal needs.

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Food waste, a growing concern for consumers

With approximately 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, FutureFood 2050 seeks end to food waste
July 29, 2014

Experts share their innovative solutions to the world’s food waste crisis.

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Bourbon production continues to soar

July 23, 2014

The growing popularity of bourbon has led to increased production in the spirit’s home state with more than five million barrels currently resting in Kentucky warehouses, the most since 1977.

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Chicken consumption rising in the US

July 22, 2014

The average number of meals or snacks containing chicken is up 17 percent from 2012 findings, according to new research presented by the National Chicken Council.

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Consumers’ concern for food waste grows

July 18, 2014

Ranking higher than water shortages, climate change and GMOs, American consumers are showing greater concern for food waste, according to a recent study from Sealed Air Corporation.

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Chewing gum losing popularity with Americans

July 15, 2014

Whether it was for fresher breath, dental health or just for fun, Americans are giving up gum these days as consumers take a greater interest in mints, according to a recent report from Rabobank.

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Reduced sugar and salt top consumer food priorities

IFT panel focused on consumer preferences for new products that promote better health
July 14, 2014

More than 50 percent of consumers desire products with less salt or sugar.

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Consumer trends drive General Mills new product lineup

July 10, 2014

General Mills will launch 150 new products during the fiscal 2015 year that reflect the latest consumer-driven food trends.

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Children’s health a priority for US consumers

July 9, 2014

Parents are expressing growing concern over what food shows up on their children’s plates according to the 21st annual United Soybean Board’s Consumer Attitudes about Nutrition Study.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


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Tyson Foods made headlines announcing the company intends to acquire Hillshire Brands in a deal valued at $8.55 billion. Do you think the acquisition will be beneficial for meat and poultry processors?
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The July 2014 issue of Food Engineering features the 12th Annual Replacement Parts Survey. Also covered: OEE improvement steps and increased filtration cycle.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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