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Regulatory Compliance

FDA To Allow Salt Substitutes in Standard-of-Identity Foods

March 24, 2023
Proposed rule would remove restrictions caused by decades-old standards of identity.
Food Science Sugar

Food Facts Quiz: Test Your Level of Food Science Knowledge

Sept. 28, 2022
Grab your lab coats and your reference materials, because this Food Facts Quiz isn't for the weak. We're putting your understanding of food science to the test.

‘Natural’ and ‘Clean’ Continue to Drive Food and Beverage Purchases

The path to clean label is often paved with good intent…but also with sodium, sugar and colorant replacements.

FDA Issues Sodium-Reduction Guidelines

Oct. 13, 2021
The FDA has issued guidelines for sodium in food that seek to reduce the average level in the American diet by 12%.
Snack Foods

Food & Beverage Product Focus: Salty Snacks

April 22, 2021
As snacking becomes more popular than ever, studies are finding that salty snacks are coming out on top. Read on to find out which salty snack has been the most popular during...
Flavors, Extracts, Distillates

The Joy of Seasonal Herbs and Spices

March 30, 2021
Food processors should think seasonally and internationally when spicing up foods, just as consumers do.

Ingredient Round Up: October 2020

Oct. 14, 2020
Our editors selected the following food and beverage ingredient products to feature in our October 2020 issue of Food Processing. See which products they chose.
Business Strategies

Utz Quality Foods to Acquire Inventure Foods

Oct. 27, 2017
The deal is for approximately $165 million.
Business Strategies

Conagra Buys Angie's Boomchickapop Popcorn's Parent Company

Sept. 25, 2017
Conagra Brands is acquiring Angie's Boomchickapop Popcorn's Angie's Artisan Treats in efforts to bolster its portfolio of branded food and snacks.

Study Finds 12 Percent Drop in Sodium Consumption

June 8, 2017
JAMA report confirms food processors did reduce salt 2000-2014, especially condiments and salty snacks, but more needs to be done.
Dairy, Cheese, Eggs

Ag Secretary Perdue Rolling Back School Lunch Rules

May 17, 2017
The new rules give more local authority and allow flexibility in providing whole grains, less sodium and milk with up to 1 percent fat and generally meeting calorie caps.