The baby boomer generation is retiring, developing health ailments and becoming empty nesters, all of which is changing how they (should) eat and drink. While a slower metabolism and lower energy requirements might mean eating less, lower absorption and utilization of nutrients might actually mean nutrient requirements (particularly as a function of body mass) may increase. Baby boomers have been a goldmine for product developers over the past decades, and they could continue to be if processors focus as many marketing efforts on them as they do millennials and others under the age of 35. As a group, the boomer generation is still large and outsized compared with other…Full Story
Hazard analysis and risk-based preventive controls, the Food Safety Modernization Act and GMO labeling are on the horizon.