As a supplement, extract from the saw palmetto plant (Serenoa repens) has been promoted as a powerful prostate cancer preventative. Research has shown it also may help in the treatment of urinary tract infections. The question is, is it ready to make the jump to foods and beverage applications.
This month's On the Shelf features a product review of Z Sweet All-Natural Sweetner, and information on Dean's probiotic cottage cheese, two additions to Newman's organic line, a line of Simpsons-inspired vitamins, soy milk on the go, natural chicken pot pies and teas in a pouch.
The 2007 top 100 food and beverage processing companies in the U.S. and Canada are profiled in this annual feature. Find company contact information, major brands, key executives and main product areas.
How do you appeal to kids taste buds and parents sensibilities? With creative, portable choices that taste great and are packed with nutrition. Learn how you can develop innovative, better-for-you snacks kids and parents will love with ingredients, expertise and market insights.
This month's new product rollout features new baby foods formulated for time of day feedings from Beech-Nut; heart-healthy OJ from Tropicana; Yoplait's yogurt for kids; grilling seasonings from Weber Grill; ethnic-inspired grilling meats from Niman Ranch; new Orbit mint flavors from Wrigley; and roasted chicken flavors from Tyson.
The food and beverage industry is Virginias largest manufacturing employment sector, with more than 500 food processors employing more than 34,500 Virginians. Since 1995, Virginias food processors have solidified their presence
by announcing plans of more than $1.9 billion in capital investments and the addition of almost 7,000 new jobs.