Items Tagged with 'food trends 2013'

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Animal protein still best bet for half of US consumers

New research from the NPD Group indicates 50 percent of US consumers feel animal protein is still the best source of protein

Beef and chicken lead consumer preferences


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Fats for a healthy diet

The Institute of Food Technologists identify nine fats consumers can include as part of their diets

The fats include fish oil, flaxseed oil and Omega-3 fatty acids, as well as newcomers like hemp oil.


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Study: Millennials reaching for more specialty foods

Consumers of specialty foods are spending more money on products this year, but the millennial generation is leading growth as younger consumers are dropping more money for specialty snacks and on-the-go meals, according to new research from the Specialty Food Association.


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Snacks at meals drive market growth

A recent food and beverage market research study forecasts that snack foods eaten during main meal times will grow 5 percent over the next five years

The strongest growth in snack foods during the next five years will be in the better-for-you categories such as yogurt or fresh fruit.


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Malaysian imports spice up US market

Food and beverage products imported to the US from Malaysia are on the rise, with a record value of $150 million in the first quarter of 2014

To meet the demand for food imports, Malaysia Kitchen USA says it plans to bump up imports by introducing an additional 300 products to the US market by 2015.


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Protein tops consumer trends

62 percent of consumers agree they are making a point to get enough protein, according to a new report

A new study says highlights within the protein trend include nuts, yogurt and exotic meats.


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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

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


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Top 10 trends to impact dairy industry

The Dairy Council of California released its top trends that will likely impact the dairy industry within the next one to three years

Trends include dairy fat as a villain in heart disease and challenges to milk consumption that stem from complex concerns.


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Editor's Note

The perfect time for some good news

With the food and beverage industry facing so many challenges, from rising raw material costs and implementing more stringent food safety plans to GMO labeling legislation changes and workforce shortages, here’s some good news for a change.


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The top 10 natural and organic food trends

Group examines the latest trends which could soon be a part of consumers’ diets

Lentils top the list, but consumers are showing growing concern for gut and digestive health.


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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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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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