Voices: Nutrition Trends

Bakery Trends Go Back to Basics

Whether in finished products or in use-at-home mixes, 'natural' is moving the baked goods category.

By Jill Russell Qualizza, Contributing Editor

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Consumers Choosing Healthier Foods

Processors are providing – and wise consumers are choosing – foods that just may turn around the obesity epidemic.

10/08/2008

Ingredients for Healthy Indulgence

Just a few tricks can deliver products consumers will buy that also are good for them.

10/08/2008

Nutraceutical-Enhanced Alcoholic Beverages Gaining Popularity

The idea of “better-for-you booze” might seem like an oxymoron, but brewers and distillers are toasting the emerging market for nutraceutical-enhanced alcoholic beverages.

08/07/2008

Different Fiber Has Different Benefits

08/07/2008

Baby Boomer Nutrition High Priority for Food Processors

Nutrition has become baby boomers’ antidote for most of the negative effects of aging.

08/06/2008

Aging Baby Boomers Devoting Nutrition and Money to Maintain Eye Health

Nutrition’s role in eye health has become a topic of conversation, no doubt correlating at least somewhat with the aging of the baby boomers.

08/06/2008

More Choices on Restaurant Menus in 2008

More choices on restaurant menus means more choices on the dinner table

06/25/2008

Lignans A Valuable Component of Flax

We’ve been putting flax on our cereal as a plant source of highly valuable omega-3 fatty acids, but look for the word lignan to begin popping up on labels of foods with added flax, much as isoflavones became the reason for our expanded appetite for soy products.

06/05/2008

Red Bull Heats Up Carbonated Drinks Category

Red Bull’s entry heats up the flat category of carbonated soft drinks

06/03/2008

Growing Trends in Healthful Baby and Toddler Foods

The growing trends in healthful foods finally spilled over to better foods for babies and toddlers

06/03/2008

Pepperidge Farm Develops Double-Fiber Bread

Pepperidge Farm does its competitors one serving better, delivering a tasty whole-grain bread that might take some getting used to.

05/30/2008

Organic Food More Nutritious Than Conventionally-Grown Foods

05/09/2008

Housewares Show Examines Changing Trends in Home Food Prep

Annual housewares show gives a peek at changing trends in home food preparation.

04/30/2008

Poll Shows Increasing Concern Over Meat Prices

Economic factors lead to more meals at home … and more purchases of meat.

04/14/2008

Jamba Juice Ready-To-Drink Beverages

04/07/2008

Enhanced Waters Mean Instant Nutrition To Consumers

Enhanced waters are the preferred choice of consumers seeking nutrition and wellness in an instant format.

04/05/2008

New Iron Formulations Make Iron-Rich Foods Easier

New formulations for iron are making it easier for processors to include the vital metal in beverages and foods.

04/05/2008

Ingredients And Formulation: Ingredient Round-Up April 2008 - Sweeteners

April's Ingredient round up features non-nutritive sweeteners from Wixon, Danisco Sweeteners and other ingredient companies.

04/01/2008

Trendy Fruits, Nuts, And Vegetables

From heirloom potatoes and tomatoes to near-superfruits cranberries and blueberries, consumers are nuts about nature’s health benefits.

03/31/2008

The Flavor Pairings Of 2008

McCormick’s annual Flavor Forecast this year looks at the flavor pairings that will influence what we eat.

03/12/2008