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Simple Ingredients are Attracting Consumers to Natural Products

Many consumers are not only more health conscious but are also becoming more careful shoppers. While many consumers still don’t look at the label, a growing group is focused on natural food and beverage products with simple ingredients. The Clean Label Trend There is an increasing number of people opting for clean labels. A clean label […]

Small Rivals Assaulting Big CPG Brands for Market Dominance

Gone are the days when owners of traditional consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands can sleep well at night. With small brands gaining traction today, brands like Nestle, Procter & Gamble, General Mills and Unilever are experiencing problems they didn’t see coming. The rise and dominance of small brands between 2011 and 2015 caused large conglomerate […]

2016 American Consumer Snacking Trends

Snacking is very popular among Americans. Most believe that snacks give them the energy to sustain their daily activities. Americans take snacks seriously and 75% of consumers place more importance on the health value of snacks than the taste.  In fact, the preference to healthy indulgence was reflected in the snack trends presented by the […]

Nestlé Creates Medical Foods for Growing Market

Let food be thy medicine. With this mantra, food manufacturing giant, Nestlé, is developing a new line of food – medical foods. Medical foods are not your usual protein or nutritional bars. They are prescription-based drinks and powders that are designed to meet the nutritional needs of patients suffering from certain diseases. The company sees […]

U.S. Organic Produce Leads to Record High Sales of Organic Products

With more people opting for healthier lifestyles, sales in the U.S. organic products industry was at a record high in 2015. The industry was able to amass $43.3 billion in sales revenue which is 11% higher than the previous year according to the survey conducted by the Organic Trade Association. Much of the revenue was […]

UN Launches “Decade of Action on Nutrition” Resolution

Every country in the world faces problems with poor nutrition. Researchers noted that the lack of proper nutrition in the first 1,000 days of a child could lead to irreversible developmental gaps. The problems of poor nutrition are often linked to the lack of food security. Food insecurity is a leading cause of the high […]

Food Product Transparency Impacts Purchase Behavior

Consumers today are smarter, as they demand food product transparency when it comes to items they buy in the grocery store. The request for transparency is influencing the evolution of the food industry as it requires many food manufacturers to provide consumers accurate and detailed product information. According to the 2016 Label Insight Food Revolution […]

Sodium Related Label Claims Grew Sales by 3% in 2015

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) noted that the average American consume about 3,400 milligrams of sodium daily. The agency issued a warning that too much sodium can have serious repercussions on our health, which includes hypertension and the risk of various cardiovascular diseases. They drafted guidelines that are intended to reduce the daily […]

New Ingredients Will Grow Sports Nutrition Market by 8% until 2020

With more people involved in sports to promote healthy living, the consumption of sports nutrition products is also increasing.  Sports nutrition products include food, drinks, and supplements. Most of these products contain new ingredients that are geared to boost the performance. These products include ingredients like beta-alanine, creatine, caffeine, nitrous oxide, and androstenedione that are supposed […]

Millennial Dads Spend Most Time Shopping for Groceries

Fifty years ago, women did the shopping while men worked or relaxed at home. However, the trend of consumer shopping has considerably changed over the years, thanks to technology and the shift in society. In the study conducted by Ibotta, a top mobile shopping app, it indicated that there is a significant increase in the […]