Australia’s first high-pressure processed baby food to help reduce food wastage

ABC Rural -http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-10-10/wa-company-to-produce-high-pressure-baby-food/7920022 By Tyne Logan Posted Mon at 7:17pm Photo: Jenny Fraceschi is gearing up to launch Australia’s first high-pressure processed baby food. (ABC Rural: Tyne Logan) A Western Australian processing facility is about to launch the country’s first high-pressure processed baby food range, in the hope it will tap into the growing market Read more about Australia’s first high-pressure processed baby food to help reduce food wastage[…]

Unilever: Continued competitive growth in challenging markets

Unilever has announced its results for the third quarter of 2016, which show that the company is growing competitively despite challenging markets. Nine months highlights Underlying sales growth 4.2%, ahead of our markets, with price up 2.8% and volume up 1.3% Emerging markets underlying sales growth 7.2% with price up 5.5% and volume up 1.6% Read more about Unilever: Continued competitive growth in challenging markets[…]

ADM Adds to Specialty Pasta Capabilities with Purchase of Caterina Foods

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) announced today that it has purchased the assets of Caterina Foods, a leading toll manufacturer of specialty gluten-free and high-protein pastas. “ADM is continuing to deliver on our strategy to create shareholder value by expanding our capabilities downstream in the value chain,” said Vince Macciocchi, president of Read more about ADM Adds to Specialty Pasta Capabilities with Purchase of Caterina Foods[…]

Nestlé Health Science introduces BOOST Simply Complete nutritional drinks

BOOST® Simply Complete™ is Made with Fewer Ingredients, No Artificial Colors, Flavors or Sweetners and is Soy & Gluten Free Florham Park, N.J. September 28, 2016 – Nestlé Health Science today expands its line of BOOST® nutritional drinks with the national rollout of BOOST® Simply CompleteTM, which provides complete and balanced nutrition with only nine Read more about Nestlé Health Science introduces BOOST Simply Complete nutritional drinks[…]

Millennials on the move: Younger Canadians eat breakfast on-the-go while Boomers stay home – Mintel

As the saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” However, new research from Mintel reveals that not all Canadians agree on the best breakfast location, as nearly two in three (64 percent) consumers aged 65+ say that they eat breakfast at home every day compared to just two in five (41 Read more about Millennials on the move: Younger Canadians eat breakfast on-the-go while Boomers stay home – Mintel[…]

NESTLE® NESQUIK® Introduces New Flavored Milk Beverage Protein Plus® 

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today NESTLÉ NESQUIK is introducing Protein Plus, a new product line for adults young at heart who love the taste of chocolate milk, but want more protein in their daily diets. As a delicious milk beverage that adults and kids alike have come to love, NESQUIK is staying Read more about NESTLE® NESQUIK® Introduces New Flavored Milk Beverage Protein Plus® […]

CSIRO Healthy Diet Score finds Australians eating too many discretionary foods

This report describes a sample of 86,611 Australian adults who have visited the CSIRO Healthy Diet Score website (www.csirodietscore.com) from May 2015 to June 2016 and completed the survey once. Outliers were removed (n=784) based on extreme age (less than 18 and older than 100 years), Body Mass Index (less than 13 and greater than Read more about CSIRO Healthy Diet Score finds Australians eating too many discretionary foods[…]

USDA Announces New Branded Food Products Database

NEW YORK, September 16, 2016 – Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today officially launched the USDA Branded Food Products Database, a free online resource for families, the food industry and researchers containing nutrition details on more than 80,000 name brand prepared and packaged foods available at restaurants and grocery stores. The announcement was made at the Read more about USDA Announces New Branded Food Products Database[…]

Review finds bias in industry-sponsored reviews on artificial sweeteners

Review finds bias in industry-sponsored reviews on artificial sweeteners Artificial sweetener industry sponsored reviews were more likely to have favorable results (3/4) than non-industry sponsored reviews (1/23), RR: 17.25 (95% CI: 2.34 to 127.29), as well as favorable conclusions (4/4 vs. 15/23), RR: 1.52 (95% CI: 1.14 to 2.06). All reviews funded by competitor industries Read more about Review finds bias in industry-sponsored reviews on artificial sweeteners[…]

Fonterra – Fonterra Strengthens Second Half Performance in 2014/15

Highlights Total sales volumes up 9% at 4.3 million metric tonnes Revenue $18.8 billion, down 15% Normalised EBIT $974 million, up 94% Net profit after tax $506 million, up 183% Cash Payout $4.65, down 45% Farmgate Milk Price $4.40 per kgMS Dividend of 25 cents per share 2015/16 forecast total available for payout up 75 Read more about Fonterra – Fonterra Strengthens Second Half Performance in 2014/15[…]