Food Labeling

Natural Flavoring Use in a Clean Label World

Natural Flavoring Use in a Clean Label World

Natural Flavoring Use in a Clean Label World Flavor is the primary driver of consumer acceptance and repeated purchase of foods. Or, as Keith Cadwallader, Ph.D., Dept. of Food Science & Human Nutrition, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, succinctly said:...

Measuring & Communicating Sustainability to Consumers

Measuring & Communicating Sustainability to Consumers

Measuring & Communicating Sustainability to Consumers Thought-provoking comments on the use of “super labels” to convey sustainability information and metrics that arise from tools such as environmental life cycle assessment (E-LCA) were the basis of a...

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation

Clean Eating Narrative Informs Innovation Rachel Cheatham, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Foodscape Group, LLC, set the theme for Global Food Forums’ 2022 Clean Label Conference with the keynote presentation, "Unpacking the Ever-Evolving Narrative of Clean Eating in Order...

Uncertain Clean Label Regulatory Environment

Uncertain Clean Label Regulatory Environment

Will FDA issue regulations defining natural and redefining healthy? Or will these claims become less common on food packages due to the risk of challenge? What are the implications for development of the clean label category, when ingredients disfavored by some...

Clean Label Dairy Ingredients Offer Functionality

Clean Label Dairy Ingredients Offer Functionality

March 27, 2018 — As part of the clean label trend, consumers are demanding removal of ingredients from food that they perceive as not “clean,” or unhealthy, yet there are a whole host of clean label dairy ingredients that not only provide consumer-friendly labels, but...

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

Ingredient Labeling, Regulatory Risk & Consumer Confidence

March 27, 2018 — In dealing with clean food and beverage package labels, “we are really dealing with consumer perceptions,” said Lauren Swann, MS, RD, LDN, President of Concept Nutrition, Inc. This spells opportunity, she proposed in her presentation “Ingredient...

2018 Clean Label Conference

2018 Clean Label Conference

Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products RELATED LINKS:  Clean Label Conference Sponsors & Exhibitors Directory  Clean Label R&D Academy All Global Food Forums Clean Label Events The 5th annual Clean Label Conference was held March 27-28, 2018, Itasca,...

Ingredient Labeling Presentation

Ingredient Labeling Presentation

How an ingredient is named on a food label is vital to a product’s consumer appeal. Such names must also comply with government requirements that can be either detailed regulatory definitions, general policy guidelines or simply established industry practices. To...