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  • Botanicals Increasingly Interesting to Food Industry

    Botanicals -- nutraceutical ingredients from herbs, seeds, and fruits -- are increasingly interesting to the food industry serving health-conscious consumers demanding “nutritive-value added” food items.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    02/07/2007
  • Futurists Predict Tasty Trends

    Trendspotters Marian Salzman and Ira Matathia tender their predictions for the coming trends in dieting, dining and development.

    01/10/2007
  • Well Noted: A Wellness New Year

    Editor David Feder’s shamelessly subjective ramblings on some of the good, the bad and the weird of last year’s wellness products and stories. Plus: Changes to the magazine for 2007.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    01/10/2007
  • Wellness Food Trends for 2007

    We consulted the top experts in consumer and producer research to bring you the latest on the ingredient and product trends that affect your industry. Whether the latest hot antioxidants or the focus on healthy oils and proteins, the "in" ingredients will help attract consumers to better health.

    12/07/2006
  • Vitamin C's Comeback

    Nobel Prize-winning chemist Linus Pauling started a vitamin C revolution, promoting it as a panacea for cancer, heart disease and just about anything that ailed you. Then he died. OK, he was 93, but vitamin C's star quickly faded. Suddenly it's on the brink of a comeback.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    12/07/2006
  • Kosherfest 2006 New Products Competition Winners

    Kosherfest 2006 New Products Competition winners were announced last month in New York City. Winners in 15 categories of global new kosher products, as selected by industry colleagues, were presented at the annual conference Nov. 14-15.

    12/06/2006
  • 2006 Processor of the Year: Kellogg Co.

    Its 2001 acquisition of Keebler not only grew the company and brought it into the world of snacks, it forced a financial and manufacturing discipline that serves Kellogg well today.

    Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief
    11/28/2006
  • Hemp Seed High in Protein and Omega Oils

    Hemp seed, once an annoying ingredient those most likely to encounter it, crept into the food chain a few years ago. But the move to make the tiny little green seeds into something profitable didn't seem to get off the ground until recently. It turns out that, while the seeds of the cannabis plant won't get you high, they could get you healthy - as a good source of protein and omega oils.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    11/07/2006
  • Focus on: Childhood Obesity

    In spite of all the press and the studies and the looming health issues, it appears parents are just not that concerned about childhood obesity.

    Barbara Katz, HealthFocus International
    11/01/2006
  • Trends from the Natural Products Expo East

    The Natural Products Expo East, held last month in Baltimore, showcased thousands of new products for health and wellness as usual. But there were also some interesting trends worth taking note of. Sustainable and Free-Trade are making aggressive inroads, cherries are back, and editor David Feder admits he was wrong about the popularity of açai.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    11/01/2006
  • Glycemic Index is Just Wrong

    The American Assn. of Cereal Chemists International's needs to take a stand regarding its set of definitions for glycemic index, according to David Feder, editor of Wellness Foods.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    10/03/2006
  • New Breed of Weight-Loss Foods

    America's obsession with its waistline has made the food industry pay closer attention to a new breed of diet- and weight-friendly foods.

    Kantha Shelke, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Trace Minerals

    Minerals are categorized by how much the human body requires – 100 mg per day or more of an element and it’s considered a major mineral. Less than that, the element is referred to as a trace mineral.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Children Have Different Dietary Requirements than Adults

    The overwhelming attention paid to the childhood obesity crisis these days is laudable. Unfortunately, some approaches are forgetting a key factor: Children are not miniature adults. For some processors, this means it's back-to-school time.

    Mark Anthony, Ph.D.
    10/03/2006
  • Tracking Consumer Purchase Behavior on Health and Wellness Products

    ACNielsen US, Schaumburg, Ill., for the first time has tracked consumer purchase behavior on health and wellness products (as identified by label claims) across all categories. The results are an important tool for trend watchers, marketers and product developers.

    10/01/2006
  • Options Grow for Gluten Intolerant

    As the number of people diagnosed with celiac disease has risen dramatically in the United States to an estimated one in 120 people, so have the variety and availability of products that make cooking or eating gluten free anything but medicinal.

    MaryEllen Fillo, The Hartford Courant
    09/30/2006
  • 2006 Regulatory Roundup

    As the legislative year grinds to a halt, here’s what’s left - and what will be on the table when things pick up again.

    Leslie Krasny
    09/28/2006
  • Nuts Reclaiming Status as Health Food

    With the emphasis on nutraceutical value carrying more weight than simple caloric content, nuts are reclaiming their rightful place as a health food.

    David Feder, R.D., Editor
    09/28/2006
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