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Americas: International Paper’s facilities certified by GFSI

International Paper's US facilities in Kenton, Ohio and Visalia, California have achieved food safety certification by exceeding the standards of the benchmarking procedures as...

Europe: Demand for convenience drive sales in ready meal solutions

The ready meals market continued to expand in 2014 and rose by 5%, which was driven by the surge in demand for convenience and...

Americas: More consumers feel unsafe over prepared food in supermarkets, finds analysts

With the rise of the grocerant — supermarkets that offer prepared, restaurant-style foods — comes consumer concerns regarding food safety. Although the majority...

Americas: US QSRs to drive foodservice sector in 2016

The US foodservice industry has in 2015 recovered the visits it lost during the Great Recession, and will end the year with a total...

Americas: Plant-based diet lowers Type 2 Diabetes risk, find Harvard researchers

People who follow predominantly plant-based diets with greater adherence may have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than those who follow these...

Americas: Research shows canned tomatoes boost vegetables intake among subjects

The new 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend most Americans consume 2.5 cups of vegetables a day, a goal almost nine out of 10...

Americas: FDA wishes for reduced sodium levels in processed, prepared food

The US Food and Drug Administration issued draft guidance for public comment that provides practical, voluntary sodium reduction targets for the food industry. Average...

Americas: PepsiCo, partners give food, essentials to families in US state

PepsiCo, Feed the Children and corporate partners are providing food and essentials to 1,200 families in need in the Washington, DC, US. Together, Feed the Children,...

Europe: Healthy eating remains strong among consumers, report

Healthy nutrition, clean and clear labels, sustainability, convenience, Big Data, and evolving social trends such as eating at home are driving the North American...

Asia Pacific: Suntory’s sales volume growth, plans for 2015

The demand in the Japanese soft drink industry in 2014 was estimated slightly lower than in the previous year, reflecting factors such as impact...