Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Biodegradable packaging

Ampac BioFlex Pack packaging is a fully biodegradable laminate for dry product packaging applications including dry cereal or grains, tea and coffee products, and powders or tablets.


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New survey provides insight on grocery purchasing decisions

A third of consumers use grocery store websites to research purchasing choices.
A third of consumers use grocery store websites to research purchasing choices.
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Tetra Pak predicts flavored milk as high growth area

Flavored milk is expected to grow at more than double the rate of white milk between 2012 and 2015.

Flavored milk is expected to grow at more than double the rate of white milk between 2012 and 2015.


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Separating winners from losers in consumer packaged goods

A new report says different-sized companies are using different methods to create growth.

Researchers looked at changes in dollar sales percent, volume sales percent and dollar share point.


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Grocery Manufacturers Association says industry self-regulation working on marketing to children

Food and beverage companies have worked with the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative to implement changes in the marketing landscape.

Food and beverage companies have worked with the Children’s Food and Beverage Advertising Initiative to implement changes in the marketing landscape


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Grocery Manufacturers Association applauds sodium intake report

The report says there is insufficient evidence to support loweing daily sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams.
The report says there is insufficient evidence to support loweing daily sodium intake to 1,500 milligrams.
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Food Packaging

Mobile portion control

Flexible packaging delivers on-the-go convenience and single-serving calorie counts.

As more consumers snack more often, brand owners provide products in portable, single-serving packs to appeal to these grab-and-go consumers and the retail outlets they frequent.


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Report lists most successful consumer packaged goods brands of 2012

New brands addressed longstanding wellness, convenience and indulgence trends.
Dannon Oikos yogurt took the top spot, continuing Greek-style yogurt’s strong performance.
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Cage-free egg sales set to take off

Research suggests increased consumer knowledge will lead to changes in the types of eggs purchased.

Data shows consumers are overly optimistic about hen housing conditions.
 


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New data on sugar consumption can help manufacturers gauge dietary trends

US adults obtain about 13 percent of total caloric intake from added sugar.

Children obtain about 40 percent of added sugar from sweet beverages.


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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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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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2015 January

In this January 2015 issue of Food Engineering, we explore how robotics can play a role in pick-and-place, packaging, case packing and palletizing processes, and know where to implement robotic automation.

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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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