Virtually all product successes come from true innovation, not simply brand extension.
Colors no doubt enhance the look and quality perception of food, but the health conscious movement is prompting more demand for natural colorants. So far, going natural isn't as easy as it sounds.
McDonald's should take some cues from the processing side of the business.
Safe, clean flavor enhancement is the name of the game, so processors need to take extra care when modulating taste.
Both country's agencies are revising nutrition facts panels and considering how to educate consumers about sugars.
When Key Ingredient grew from hand-filling tubs of dips to automated processes, it needed a Mettler-Toledo Safeline metal detector.
Meat snacks, especially jerky and sticks, continue to ride the power of protein to new flavors and twists.
Adoption of new technology usually inches along. In the case of nanotechnology in food, the timeline is measured in even smaller increments.