food waste

Washington, D.C.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have set the country’s first national food waste reduction goal, which aims to reduce food loss and waste by 50 percent by 2030.

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grain free foods

Schaumburg, IL—New data released by SPINS suggest that shoppers may be more drawn to “grain free” than ever before.

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Beijing, China—A new long-term observational study published in BMJ suggests that regular consumption of spicy foods may play a role in lowering the risk of early death from various causes.

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Stamford, CT—A new survey from Daymon Worldwide suggests that 50% of consumers are more concerned about food safety than they were five years ago, and these fears are playing out in some of their buying decisions when they go to the shelf.

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News from industry food companies.

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News from industry food companies.

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Edinburgh, Scotland—Scottish rural affairs secretary Richard Lochhead announced genetically modified crops would be formally banned, saying that the move will help preserve Scotland’s “clean, green status.”

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New York, NY—Results from Mintel’s recent Snacking Motivations and Attitudes 2015 report show that more Americans are snacking than ever before—but are also making smarter snacking choices.

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News from industry food companies.

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For many years, I walked the Summer Fancy Food Show in New York City knowing that every other booth would be another artisanal cheese or chocolate. I expected to see more of the same this year and was pleasantly surprised to see incredibly innovative and creative gourmet foods with a nutritional slant.

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