In the past four months, three popular “indie” ice cream manufacturers, most notably Texas-based giant Blue Bell Creameries, have issued full product recalls due to listeria contamination.
This week saw the public release of a reprimand sent to KIND Healthy Snacks by the Food & Drug Administration alleging improper health claims and product labeling.
Halos mandarins became a $400 million brand in just two years — but the company behind the popular snackable citrus fruits didn’t exactly start from scratch.
Presented here are brief profiles of five products we loved at Expo West: chickpea pasta, cold-brewed coffee blends, environment-championing chocolate bars, organic meat bars, and savory yogurt spreads.
Several emerging trends and interesting new food and beverage products were on display at the latest natural products mega-conference.
In another down year for cereal, Honey Nut Cheerios remains America’s top-seller. The full Top 10 of 2014, and additional trends and insights, are presented here.
Hershey acquires artisanal jerky maker Krave, and there’s more to the deal than your chocolate-covered meat snack fantasies.
Sales of Coke and Pepsi’s smaller-sized cans are growing much faster than traditional soda sizes, but remain a blip in their overall portfolios.
Atlanta’s In Zone Brands merged existing brands under new “Good2Grow” label, added a snazzy bottle re-design — and has a hit new kids’ beverage.
Sales of the iconic Jell-O brand are sharply lower in recent years, as consumers abandon refrigerated gelatin and puddings in favor of healthier yogurt options.
Several emerging trends and interesting new food and beverage products were on display at the nation’s largest natural products exhibition.
A quick profile on JOIA Natural Sodas, which uses unique fruit flavors and herbs to make a complex, interesting beverage.
In the red-hot yogurt sector, inspired by “Greek” yogurt’s success, niche brands like Noosa (“Aussie-style”) and Siggi’s (“Icelandic style”) are growing quickly.
Despite – and maybe because of – rejecting nearly every standard business practice, Huy Fong sriracha sauce inventor David Tran has built a beloved brand and changed American palates.