The food and beverage industry is on the brink of a major shift, with consumers worldwide watching...and participating. This is why the industry desires — and needs — to garner and maintain interest in products amid spurring health studies, economic ebbs and flows, safety updates, and regulatory developments. [American in focus, but still relevant. Ed]
From the pureed food on spoons to the formula in bottles, you’d be hard pressed to find a parent who didn’t want the best for their baby. And they're willing to spend for it. In fact, Nielsen estimates global baby food and formula sales will reach nearly $35-billion in 2015.
Forget the Big Mac attack. Now is the time of the snack attack. After years of slinging super-sized servings, some fast-food chains are starting to see the benefits of offering daintier bites. That includes mini-hot dogs, little chicken sandwiches and shakes that are smaller than a small.
The storm clouds have been brewing over fructose for some time now, and the days when "fructose" sounded better and more natural on a label than "glucose" or simply "sugar" are fast coming to an end, asserts Euromonitor International analyst, Simone Baroke.
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