What's Next After Clean Label?

Clean label isn't going away any time soon, but as processors clear that hurdle what will they have to proclaim or avoid next?

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Food companies have been hit with a "big is bad" bias that often makes it difficult to earn consumers' trust. While the growth of clean labels has started to rebuild relations with consumers, what else can food and beverage companies do to regain trust? After an era of secrecy – where co-manufacturers were never named, company plants were identified by some inscrutable code and country origins of ingredients were shrouded – food and beverage processors increasingly are parting the curtain, as well as showing their social conscience. Farmers' names appear, charitable works are trumpeted and the Earth is being cared for by large and small processors alike. And…

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