A rise in gluten sensitivity and the perceived health benefits of a gluten-free diet have forced an explosion of gluten-free products onto store shelves. Because of this, sales of gluten-free food is projected to reach $8.8 billion in 2014, representing an increase of 63 percent from 2012-2014, according to consumer research group Mintel.
A new study analyzing just how much added sugar US consumers ingest has found American adults increased their consumption of added sugar by 30 percent—228 calories per day in 1977 to 300 calories in 2009-2010—over the past three decades.
A new gluten-free cereal option has made a breakthrough in the UK market by becoming the first gluten-free option to appear alongside other well-known cereal brands, according to Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW).
In 2015, the beverage packaging industry in North America is expected to reach $26.3 billion in sales, with plastic bottles leading the way in popularity, according to the study Beverage Packaging—An Industry Assessment by PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies.
Beginning with its I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter! brand, Unilever has dedicated itself to revamping its buttery spreads portfolio by scrapping its old recipes and swapping in new formulations that focus on using real, simple ingredients and no artificial preservatives.
A new study conducted by the North American Olive Oil Association says (NAOOA) half of olive oil consumers are confused when it comes to choosing the right product because they are unsure of what is important.