What Do Consumers Prefer in their Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwiches?

Nov. 22, 2023
Stephanie Powell, director of marketing for Alpha Baking Co., discusses the results of a survey Alpha Baking commissioned to determine how consumers construct sandwiches using...
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Packaging Materials

Cookie, Brownie Maker Homefree Wins Google Single-Use Plastics Challenge

Nov. 22, 2023
Processor has focused on reuse of foodgrade materials for snack packaging and environmentally friendly cookie boxes.
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Be Thankful for Less Expensive Thanksgiving Meal, AFBF Survey Says

Nov. 21, 2023
The average price of a classic Thanksgiving meal has dropped, but it is still the second-most expensive year to feast since the American Farm Bureau Federation began tracking ...
Legal Issues

U.S. Senator Reintroduces Real MEAT Act to Label Alternative Proteins as ‘Imitation’

Nov. 17, 2023
Sen. Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) originally introduced the Real MEAT Act in 2019 to clearly differentiate alternative proteins from animal proteins on product labels.
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Anheuser-Busch InBev U.S. Chief Marketing Officer to Resign as Bud Light Still Slides

Nov. 16, 2023
CMO Benoit Garbe will leave the company at the end of the year, a casualty of the backlash over the Dylan Mulvaney partnership and response.
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Snack Foods

PepsiCo Sets New Sodium Reduction Targets for Convenient Foods Portfolio

Nov. 15, 2023
New nutrition initiatives will also focus on adding diverse ingredients to the portfolio, all in the name of improving consumer health.
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Plant Protein

Tindle Chicken Makes U.S. Retail Debut, Gearing Up for Nationwide Launch in 2024

Nov. 14, 2023
Frozen patties, tenders, wings and nuggets are available for the first time in select retailers on the East and West coasts, in the Midwest and online.
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Plant Protein

Tindle Foods Unveils New Look, Plan to Develop Plant-Based Sausages, Milks and Ice Creams

Aug. 2, 2023
Fast-growing manufacturer of Tindle Chicken sets its sights on increased product development and worldwide distribution.
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Fruits and Vegetables

Kraft Heinz, Fresh Del Monte Inc. Partner on New Lunchables with Fresh Fruit

Aug. 1, 2023
First-ever offering of fresh fruit goes hand-in-hand with company efforts to improve the nutritional profile of the beloved Lunchables product line.
Joe Gratz
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Legal Issues

Federal Courts Dismiss Lawsuits Against Subway (Tuna) and Kraft Heinz (Mac Prep Time)

July 28, 2023
Plaintiffs in separate cases had tried to challenge Subway for ingredients in its tuna and Kraft Heinz for its microwave instructions on its Velveeta mac and cheese cups.
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Beverage Products

Anheuser-Busch Layoffs on Tap in Wake of Bud Light Controversy, Loss of Top U.S. Beer Spot

July 27, 2023
Bud Light lost its spot as the top-selling beer in the U.S. after the backlash over the Dylan Mulvaney controversy, and the parent company will trim the U.S. corporate workforce...