Food Manufacturing Trends
More restaurant-style meals. Less sodium, sugar and high-fructose corn syrup. More about the positive ingredients. These are just some of the trends Mintel, a Chicago-based market research company, predicts will make an impact in 2011. The company says the predictions represent the continuations of current big-picture trends and what food manufacturers are doing. The company ...
A new international study released in Montreal this week finds food and beverage companies expect revenues and profits to increase
The U.S.-based company is closing the high-tech cereal plant by the end of 2014 putting 500 employees out of work
A new report says Canada’s fisheries and aquaculture industries should target growing markets abroad, but they should also work to revive domestic demand
The latest Food Price Index from the University of Guelph says consumers should expect price increases but they won’t be as high as the past few years
Understanding consumer trends and demands will be key in any national food strategy
The FDA announced that it will take steps to further reduce – and possibly ban – trans fats in processed foods, which would help prevent thousands of heart attacks and deaths in the U.S.
Grocery Innovations Canada 2013 took place from Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in Toronto, showcasing the latest – and tastiest – food trends
The federal government has released a technical summary with more details behind the tentative free-trade agreement between Canada and the European Union
Hypertension Canada recommends raising the daily sodium level from 1,500 mg to 2,000 mg, which may make it easier for consumers to regulate how much they consume
A new benchmarking study on growth in the global food and beverage industry offers optimism for manufacturers
The latest Food 2020 survey has identified an online group of consumers who want to impact how food is raised, grown, packaged and sold. They're also making sure others are listening. How do food processors tap in?
Grant Thornton LLP, a Canadian accounting and business advisory firm, is presenting a webcast called: “A hunger for growth: Food and beverage looks to the future”
Canada Beef is closing its office in South Korea and downsizing in Hong Kong. By realigning its operations, it will be better prepared for emerging markets, which are poised for growth
An investment of almost $5 million will go toward researching new varieties of mustard seed plants and improving production methods
A new report from Community Foundations of Canada finds that Canada’s most pressing issues can be traced back to food
Three trends driving food and beverage innovation in Canada
A study from Yale University School of Medicine finds that artificial sweeteners don’t satisfy the brain the way real sugars do, which could lead to more sugar consumption later
Religious food law and modern food law have points where their relationship intersects
New campaign will change brand positioning, shopping experience
A Packaged Facts report finds Canada’s gluten-free market has grown to more than US$450 million and will continue to grow even as consumer perception may change