Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Bread with dinner on the decline at home

According to an industry analysis, having bread with dinner is one of the most quickly decling eating practices in the US.
According to an industry analysis, having bread with dinner is one of the most quickly decling eating practices in the US.
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Global Top 100

The World’s Top 100 Food and Beverage Companies - 2013: Operating in a new global environment

A profound shift in the global economy from developed to emerging markets has changed the landscape for the world’s leading food and beverage manufacturers.

A burgeoning middle class and rising incomes in emerging markets mean new opportunities.


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Will Coke’s sweetener-safety offensive work?

Soft drink sales are declining, due in part to mistrust of low-calorie sweeteners.

Coke’s new ad campaign defends the safety and nutritional value of aspartame.


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Survey shows skepticism over organic, renewed trust in natural

After years of gains in the category, new survey data shows skepticism over organic claims.

Trust in natural claims is on the rise.


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Wal-Mart, Campbell, Kraft and others will reduce prices to boost sales

Major brands are expected to take advantage of reduced food costs.
Major brands are expected to take advantage of reduced food costs.
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Whole Foods seeks to shed pricey reputation

The specialty retailer will increasingly use traditional grocery discount tactics.
The specialty retailer will increasingly use traditional grocery discount tactics.
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California's food stamp participation rate lowest in US

Only about half of those who qualify get the aid.
Only about half of those who qualify get the aid.
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Coke to defend artificial sweeteners in new ads

The company is looking to stem falling diet soda sales.
The company is looking to stem falling diet soda sales.
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Attract and Inform: Using graphic enhancements to differentiate packaged goods and highlight important product information

Today’s average consumer is much more aware of what information is required on CPG packages.

Many consumers seek out local or organic goods or products that fit their dietary restrictions.


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Millennial moms use mobile tech in the kitchen

Moms ages 18 to 34 are more likely to use smart phones and tablets in meal planning, shopping and cooking.

Social media engagement is highest among moms with children in the home.


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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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Food Engineering

FE September 2014

2014 September

The September 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores how lean manufacturing, quality improvements and increased automation helps processors meet rapidly changing demands. Also, read how robotics, advanced machine controls, software and OEE are just a few of the tools that can boost productivity on packaging lines.

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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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