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Southeastern Mills Acquires JMH Premium
Food ingredients developer Southeastern Mills has acquired JMH Premium, which makes flavor bases, demi-glace/gravies, marinades & sauces, dressing & dips and drinks & desserts.
Dec 13th, 2019
Partnership to Improve Plant-Based Food Texture
Dec 12th, 2019
Brewing Beer that Tastes Fresh Longer
American Chemical Society
Dec 9th, 2019
Italian Leader Boycotts Nutella
Dec 6th, 2019
Canada to Allow the Sale of Cannabis Edibles Late This Year
Jun 17th, 2019
U.S. Holds CBD Hearing as Fans, Sellers Await Legal Clarity
CBD products have surged in popularity despite confusion around their legal status . Now U.S. regulators are exploring ways to officially allow the hemp ingredient in food, drinks and dietary supplements.
Jun 3rd, 2019
Ben & Jerry's Wants in on the Budding CBD Industry
The company has announced its commitment to including CBD in its ice cream innovations.
May 31st, 2019
Kellogg Moves to Responsibly Sourced Corn for Kellogg's Corn Flakes Sold in Europe
Corn supply chain audited to ensure it meets responsible sourcing criteria.
Apr 22nd, 2019
Carl’s Jr. to Test CBD-Infused Burger
The Rocky Mountain High: CheeseBurger Delight (CBD) will be available in Denver on April 20, 2019.
Apr 19th, 2019
6 States, DC Sue Over Changes to School Lunch Rules
Six states and the District of Columbia sued the Department of Agriculture on Wednesday, saying it weakened nutritional standards in school breakfasts and lunches when it relaxed the requirements affecting salt and refined grains last year.
Apr 4th, 2019
KIND and Public Health Experts File Petition Urging FDA to Address Misleading Nutrient Content Claims
'Dressing up empty calorie products by emphasizing a singular nutrient, like protein or fiber, versus the overall quality of the food is unfair to consumers,' says KIND Founder & CEO Daniel Lubetzky. 'By bringing greater rigor to the use of nutrient claims, FDA can increase label transparency and help people better identify foods that contribute to a healthy diet, which KIND has long advocated for.'
Mar 18th, 2019
ADM Invests in Global Growth of Natural Citrus Offerings with Acquisition of Ziegler Group
Archer Daniels Midland Company announced it has reached an agreement to acquire the Ziegler Group, a leading European provider of natural citrus flavor ingredients.
Mar 18th, 2019
Advice on Salt, Hidden in an Array of Foods, Gets Specific
It can be hidden in bread, pizza, soup and other packaged foods and restaurant meals. Now, advice to watch out for salt is coming with a more specific reason.
Mar 5th, 2019
Consumer Group Says Kellogg's Cut Cereal Vitamins in Mexico
The Netherlands-based consumer group Changing Markets says Kellogg Co. has reduced vitamins and micronutrients in some of the most popular breakfast cereals in Mexico.
Feb 28th, 2019
Chipotle Touts Fresh Food in New, Documentary-Style Ads
Chipotle is teaming up with Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Errol Morris for a series of ads touting its fresh ingredients.
Feb 11th, 2019
Corn Syrup in Beer: It's for Fermenting, Not as a Sweetener
Bud Light is touting that it doesn't use corn syrup, but that doesn't make it nutritionally much different from its competitors. The best-selling beer in the U.S. ran a Super Bowl ad on Sunday night that mocked rival beers Miller Lite and Coors Light for using the sweetener. Bud Light uses rice instead.
Feb 4th, 2019
France Holds Trial Over Horse Meat Found in Frozen Lasagna
Six years after the 'Horsegate' scandal broke, four people went on trial in Paris on Monday over an elaborate alleged scheme that fed consumers across Europe frozen foods containing cheap horse meat fraudulently labeled as pricier beef.
Jan 21st, 2019
Agrifood Startup Fieldcraft Launches Plant-Based Ingredient Sourcing Platform
The Austin-based startup aims to open up more possibilities for buyers who are moving beyond traditional ingredient sourcing.
Jan 17th, 2019
KRAFT Natural Cheese is Now Made From Milk Without the Artificial Hormone rbST
KRAFT announced that its natural cheese is now made from fresh milk without rbST — including shredded cheese, natural slices, blocks and snacking cheese.
Jan 9th, 2019
NYC Health Department Wants to Cut Added Sugars
Find out more by watching this installment of The Lempert Report.
Dec 27th, 2018
Maine Rep Says New GMO Labels Aren't Consumer Friendly
Maine's Democratic congresswoman is pushing back against the federal government's plan to place labels on foods that were produced with genetic engineering.
Dec 26th, 2018
Artificial Dyes Fading, but Food Will Still Get Color Boosts
Many companies including McDonald's and Kellogg are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don't expect your cheeseburgers or cereal to look much different.
Dec 10th, 2018
Mondelez International Calls for 100% Sustainability and 100% Transparency in Palm Oil Sourcing
Mondelez International on Monday amplified its call for suppliers of palm oil to embrace its goal of 100 percent sustainability and 100 percent transparency across the industry.
Nov 13th, 2018
No Accounting for These Tastes: Artificial Flavors a Mystery
Six artificial flavors are being ordered out of the food supply in a dispute over their safety, but good luck to anyone who wants to know which cookies, candies or drinks they're in.
Nov 13th, 2018
Cargill, Royal DSM Establish Joint Venture to Bring Zero-Calorie, Cost-Effective Sweeteners to Market Faster
The companies will produce highly sought-after, sweet-tasting molecules, such as steviol glycosides Reb M and Reb D through fermentation, giving food and beverage manufacturers an even more scalable, sustainable and low cost-in-use solution than if these same molecules were extracted from the stevia leaf.
Nov 8th, 2018
How Old is Cacao? New Research Pushes Back Date
New research strengthens the case that people used the chocolate ingredient cacao in South America 5,400 years ago, underscoring the seed's radical transformation into today's Twix bars and M&M candies.
Oct 29th, 2018
National Health Initiative Takes Aim at Sugar-Packed Foods
New York City has announced a national effort to reduce sugar in packaged foods by 20 percent.
Oct 22nd, 2018
Daily Vitamins in Potato Chips?
The market is seeing a diversification happening not only in terms of who is taking supplements, but also how. People are not just taking tablets and capsules; they are turning to powders and drink mixes — and this is starting to transition into foods and other delivery forms, as well.
Oct 19th, 2018
Confused About the Term 'Soy Milk'? FDA Wants to Know
Do people understand the differences between milk and soy and rice 'milk'? That's what the Food and Drug Administration is asking as it considers whether soy and other non-dairy products can keep calling themselves 'milk.'
Sep 27th, 2018
McDonald's Says Most Burgers Now Preservative-Free
As of Wednesday, the world's largest burger chain says classics like the Big Mac and Quarter Pounder with Cheese are preservative-free, with reformulated buns and sauces.
Sep 26th, 2018
Cadbury Owner Mondelez Stockpiling Chocolate Ahead of Brexit
A major confectionery maker says Brexit could come between Britons and their beloved chocolate. Hubert Weber, European chief of Mondelez International, says the company is stockpiling ingredients, chocolate and cookies as part of contingency plans for a disruptive 'hard Brexit.'
Sep 11th, 2018
Drought Vs Draught: Dry Summer Takes Toll on Czech Hop Crop
A drought in central Europe this summer could leave beer drinkers thirsting for their favorite lagers and pilsners: production of the prized hops that give Bohemian-style brews their distinctive flavors are down 30 percent or more in the Czech Republic.
Aug 31st, 2018
Ginseng Growers Seek New Customers Amid Trade War
Wisconsin ginseng growers are seeking new customers as tariffs in an escalating trade war with China will raise the price by 15 percent for Chinese consumers. Ginseng is most commonly taken in tea and is also used as a spice in food.
Aug 29th, 2018