June 2006 Issue
They're numerous, cool and impressionable. They already spend millions. In a decade or so, theyll be your primary market. Are you talking teens' language?
Nutrigenomics - the systematic study of the biology of nutrition - looks at the interactions among diet, health and genetics. This field is revolutionizing the study of nutrition and challenging "one-size-fits-all" approaches that attempt to improve health with simplistic low-calorie, low-fat or low-cholesterol diets for large populations.
The FMI show proved food processors are trying their best to formulate with the Dietary Guidelines in mind.
This month's debutantes include Birds Eye Steamfresh veggies; Wishbone Salad Spritzers; Kellogg's Granola Munch-ems and Special K Snack Bites; 100 calorie packs from Frito-Lay; Dr Pepper Berries and Cream; McCormick Finishing Sauces.
These seven ingredients deliver fantastic functionality to processors of bakery, beverage, dairy, center-of-the-plate protein and other food products.
Consumers may fudge answers on healthy-eating surveys, but they also appear to know what theyre supposed to eat and what to avoid.
The American palate is seeking out new cheeses, even as research improves the old standbys.
Raisins + cherry flavor + sour = mixed feelings
The many Americans who eat out increasingly are seeking wiser menu offerings.
No longer the province of food scientists, Codex meetings and standards play a role in the resolution of trade disputes.
McCormick and Co. supports cooking use of spices while also moving them to the table.
Once-ignored USDA requirements for condensation control are compelling processors to take a closer look at humidity problems. Also: tips on choosing between desiccant and mechanical dehumidifiers.
The Glass Packaging Institute announces its 2006 Clear Choice Award winners.
Our 2006 materials showcase wraps up the best of recent advances in adhesives, closures, labels, films, etc., into one accessible package.
By 2007, sales of kids foods and beverages could reach as high as $38 billion or more.