As consumers shift from sweet to salty snacks, food processors are taking note by launching savory snacks.
FoodMinds analyzes comments to the agency and how FDA might rule on a definition.
Some food and beverage companies planned ahead to meet the original 2018 deadline for updating their labels, as some already are appearing on store shelves. This is perceived as a sign of increased transparency.
Salt adds taste, stabilizes the leavening process and acts as natural preservative. But food companies are faced with reducing salt in many foods. What they replace it with depends on the formulation, and must be carefully selected.