The FDA today announced it has issued a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register to solicit comments and feedback from the public to gain more insight into how consumers use plant-based alternatives and how they understand terms like “milk” or “cheese” when used to label plant-based products.
In this video, NOSH reporter Meagan McGinnes and BevNET reporter Brad Avery examine developments within the sports nutrition space and recap the most notable keto products from this year’s show, including brands like Kitu Life, Rebel, Cave Shake, and Love Good Fats.
Mintel and Innova shared data on new consumer desires and innovation areas that researchers think will last.
United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI) announced today that it will acquire grocery retailer and wholesaler SUPERVALU for $2.9 billion, including debt. Through this deal, the company said it expects to see combined net sales of more than $21 billion.
The company took the crown from a group of five other innovative early stage beverage brands -- NITRO Beverage Co, Sip City, Cusa Tea, Drink Peloton and Element Shrub -- participating in the final round of the Showdown.
The finalists moved one step closer to winning the grand prize of $5,000 in cash and additional prizes.
The New York-based flavor and fragrance giant announced on Monday its plans to acquire Israeli flavors and natural ingredients firm Frutarom for $7.1 billion -- its biggest purchase to date. The deal would boost IFF to a second-place spot in the global natural flavors market, seeing as 75 percent of Frutarom’s sales are in natural.
The USDA published a proposed rule to establish standards for the disclosure of bioengineered foods on packages in places where consumers can easily find them. However, the long-awaited proposal leaves industry leaders with just as many questions as it does answers.
For non-alcoholic beverages in particular, the rise of craft beer had a huge impact in that it brought a perception of premium back to cans.
On Sunday, some of the industry’s biggest brands got into the April Fool’s Day spirit, announcing the launch of everything from trendy new flavors to line extensions that we all wished for, or rather, winced thinking about.
The FDA recently provided more context about how brands using natural sweeteners like honey or maple syrup should handle the labeling of their sugar content on the new Nutrition Facts label. But the question is, does this guidance provide enough clarity to sweeten industry leaders on this added sugar callout?
With growing competition in grocery, retailers are turning to emerging, natural and organic brands to provide points of differentiation.
The nonprofit trade organization has submitted a proposal to create an updated definition and a set of “harmonized” international guidelines for the use of probiotics in foods and dietary supplements.
The big box retailer announced today that it has agreed to acquire Shipt, Inc., a leading online same-day delivery platform, for $550 million in cash. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close before the end of the year, were not fully disclosed.