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US organic food sales soar to $39.7 billion
US organic food sales soar to $39.7 billion
U.S. sales of organic food and nonfood products posted new records in 2015, skyrocketing to a whopping $43.3 billion, up 11 percent from the previous year and outpacing the overall food market's growth rate of 3 percent, according to the latest sur...
Deficiency of vitamin B12 a concern among elderly
Deficiency of vitamin B12 a concern among elderly
Lack of vitamin B12 among the elderly has been linked with serious health conditions, and researchers in Canada found that vitamin B12 deficiency is prevalent in long-term care facilities.
Deloitte study finds factors beyond taste, price increasingly drive purchase choice
Deloitte study finds factors beyond taste, price increasingly drive purchase choice
Taste, price, and convenience aren’t the only deciding factors for buying food. A study by Deloitte and the Grocery Manufacturers Association found a slew of other influences increasingly becoming common.
Healthy snacks growth outpaces overall food and beverage market
Healthy snacks growth outpaces overall food and beverage market
Free from claims and private-label sales are driving growth in the healthy-ingredient snacks market, and granola and breakfast bars are rising stars in the stagnant breakfast category, says a new report by Packaged Facts.
Beauty companies hawking pills, drinkable liquids
Beauty companies hawking pills, drinkable liquids
The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within, but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective.
Plant-based innovations help manufacturers meet consumer demand for animal-product alternatives
Plant-based innovations help manufacturers meet consumer demand for animal-product alternatives
Consumer interest in plant-based alternatives for animal products is driving innovation across categories from dairy and eggs to meat and desserts as showcased by manufacturers at Natural Products Expo West.