Food Manufacturing

ABA SmartBrief

News for the non-alcoholic beverage industry

ABA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Beverage Association

Flavor-makers move toward natural formulations for gourmet palates

10/31/2014

  • Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The

Food makers are being challenged to create items with bold, unique flavors that are made with the simple, natural ingredients consumers crave. Flavor houses are responding to the demand by offering fl… Read More

GMA SmartBrief

News for the food, beverage and CPG industry

GMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Grocery Manufacturers Association

Study: 30% of U.S. shrimp is mislabeled

10/31/2014

  • CBS News
  • Atlantic online, The

Some 30% of 143 shrimp products sold at 111 U.S. stores and restaurants were incorrectly labeled, including farmed species labeled "wild" and aquarium animals included in bags of salad shrimp, accordi… Read More

IDFA SmartBrief

News about the dairy processing industry

IDFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: International Dairy Foods Association

Ice cream sales remain flat, but taste and flavor reign for consumer

10/30/2014

  • Forbes

Sales of ice cream have plateaued and market research suggests its due to companies trying to keep up with consumers' shifting and sometimes conflicting tastes. On the one hand, health concerns over s… Read More

NCA SmartBrief

News and trends in the confectionery industry

NCA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: National Confectioners Association

Halloween traditions maintain strength, despite increased focus on wellness

10/31/2014

  • Agri-Pulse.com

Three-quarters of Americans plan to hand out candy on Halloween this year, generating $2.5 billion in confectionery sales, and the treats will be enjoyed by children and adults alike, according to a s… Read More

GPI SmartBrief

Glass packaging news

GPI SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Glass Packaging Institute

Opinion: New Orleans needs glass recycling

10/29/2014

  • Tulane Hullabaloo (Tulane University), The

In January, New Orleans introduced its first curbside recycling since Hurricane Katrina, but the addition of glass recycling could help clean up the streets and produce additional revenue for the city… Read More