Product Focus: Private Label Gets Public Notice

Retailers are trying to offer more affordable healthy food options through the introduction of store brands.

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Year after year across the U.S., private label’s growth continues to outpace national brands. According to Private Label Foods & Beverages in the U.S., 8th Edition, a recent report by market research firm Packaged Facts, private label accounted for almost a fifth of the $530 billion total food and beverage market dollar sales in 2013, up about 2 percent from the previous year. Looking ahead, Packaged Facts projects retail dollar sales of private-label foods and beverages will grow by a compound annual growth rate of 4 percent to reach $122 billion in 2018. Dairy products lead the private-label sector. Led by milk, private-label dairy beverages account for nearly 50…

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The Food Leaders Summit 2015

Join your industry peers April 27-29 to look closely at the transformative changes impacting every asect of the food industry -- and work collaboratively to succeed in this new environment.  Attend the event.

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The Food Leaders Summit 2015

April 27-29, 2015, Chicago, Ill.

The Food Leaders Summit is your opportunity to look closely at the transformative changes impacting every asect of the food industry -- and work collaboratively with your industry peers to succeed in this new environment.

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  • March 2015 Food Funny Caption Contest

    By Illustration by Jerry King

    We're not sure what Old Man Winter has been so upset about this year. Was it something we said? Something we did? Was he not feeling loved? Maybe he just needed a laugh? If you're like Old Man Winter, and are in need of a hearty laugh, then maybe this cartoon will do the trick. Submit your captions…

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  • March 2015 New Food and Beverage Rollout

    Food and beverage manufacturers have been busy producing little slices of deliciousness for hungry consumers. From exotic flavors to sweet-tooth savers, this month's product rollout features an array of new products.  Tomato Ketchup Heats Up with Sriracha Today’s evolving taste buds crave new…

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  • Product Focus: Private Label Gets Public Notice

    Year after year across the U.S., private label’s growth continues to outpace national brands. According to Private Label Foods & Beverages in the U.S., 8th Edition, a recent report by market research firm Packaged Facts, private label accounted for almost a fifth of the $530 billion total…

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  • Editor's Plate: Fight the Millennials!

    By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief

    I’m a little teary-eyed to be making this admission. It appears I’ll be stepping down, along with 75 million others, as the largest generation the U.S. has ever seen. Pew Research Center released a report in January that those pesky millennials will surpass us baby boomers in numbers some time…

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  • Power Lunch: Organic Category Proposes a Check-off Program

    By Nicole Bernard Dawes of Late July Snacks

    America’s certified organic stakeholders are now considering the most critical and potentially transformative issue for the organic industry since the discussions more than 20 years ago to develop national guidelines and regulations for the then fledgling sector: whether to adopt a national…

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  • MRO Q&A: How to Prevent Machine Trade Secrets from Going Public

    A reader asks... We have equipment we have modified over the years to improve efficiency and cut repair costs. Because some of it is under warranty, the suppliers often are in our plant to perform scheduled maintenance. What is the best way to prevent our improvements from being given to our…

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