Nestlé’s decision to spin out Freshly, reconsider Aimmune reflect pandemic’s impact on shifting shopping clothes, consumer needs

During Nestlé’s investor day Nov. 29, Schneider attributed a third of Nestlé’s underlying top margin increase in recent years to its aggressive approach to acquisitions​ that began in late 2020 following the sale of several underperforming businesses and brands that did not fit into the company’s new image as a nutrition, health and wellness business. … Read more

Nestlé’s decision to spin out Freshly, reconsider Aimmune reflect pandemic’s impact on shifting shopping clothes, consumer needs

During Nestlé’s investor day Nov. 29, Schneider attributed a third of Nestlé’s underlying top margin increase in recent years to its aggressive approach to acquisitions​ that began in late 2020 following the sale of several underperforming businesses and brands that did not fit into the company’s new image as a nutrition, health and wellness business. … Read more

‘Of course, natural does not automatically mean sustainable…’

As part of our November special edition on flavors and colors, FoodNavigator-USA caught up with de Kort to explore what GNT – best known for its EXBERRY Coloring Foods, which are processed without organic solvents – is doing to reduce its water and energy use and meet sustainability goals. BREEDING FOR COLOR INTENSITY​ According to … Read more

Food innovators welcome EC’s ‘pioneering’ algae plan

According to the Commission, a growing global population, environmental pressures, climate change and the depletion of resources — exacerbated by the war in Ukraine which has limited the availability of fertilizers, animal feed ingredients and energy — all require a different approach to be taken to the food systems. The EU Algae Initiative aims to … Read more

Strong Roots expands into frozen meals – one of the few bright spots in plant-based

According to data from Brightfield Group’s Evergi, sales of plant-based frozen meals and bowls climbed 5% in the second quarter of this year, while sales of other plant-based products plummeted, including a staggering 25% drop in plant-based creamers, a 17% drop in both fish and sausage alternatives, a 7% drop in plant-based meat and 6% … Read more

FDA Proposes Updated Rule For “Healthy” Foods – Food and Drugs Law

October 31, 2022 Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton To print this article, all you need is to be registered or login on Mondaq.com. FDA issued a proposed rule on September 28, 2022 to update the definition of “healthy” by specifying new criteria by which the term can be used in food labeling. Previously, FDA explained … Read more

Consumers redefine value by seeking brands that ‘listen, understand, and respond to their core values’

The current inflationary environment driving the price of everyday purchases up combined with shoppers’ commitment to their personal well-being and support for the environment has created increased pressure on brands and manufacturers to deliver value while meeting wider consumer expectations. “Redefining value throughout the food and beverage industry will lead in 2023 as consumers seek … Read more

how closely should the food industry watch this trend?

The ketogenic diet is high-fat, moderate-protein and low-carbohydrate. Ketogenic diets make the body produce ketones, which are used as an alternative fuel when blood sugar levels are low. Ketones are produced in the liver from fat, making the ketogenic diet a popular approach to weight loss. There is also evidence emerging that the keto diet … Read more