Food Marketing

Methodology to Clean Label: Replace—Retool—Rebuild

Methodology to Clean Label: Replace—Retool—Rebuild

Clean Label Methodology: Replace—Retool—Rebuild ULTIMATELY, products have to be consumer acceptable in appearance, texture, flavor, cost and shelflife when developing any food or beverage, explained Webb Girard, MSc, Director of Research & Development, CuliNex,...

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...

Challenges and Solutions: Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

Challenges and Solutions: Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

“As you have all probably come to realize by now, we are dealing with a clean label market that is still quite immature,” said Will Lennon, MBA, Chief Operating Officer, Imbibe, a beverage development company. “This means that pricing hasn’t yet equilibrated;...

Cost of Clean Labels Presentation

Cost of Clean Labels Presentation

Both small and behemoth brands are answering the critical call for cleaner and higher quality ingredients. There are many challenges, however, associated with implementing a supply chain to meet this demand. This session addressed solutions to overcome some specific...

Healthfulness of Natural vs Artificial Flavors

Healthfulness of Natural vs Artificial Flavors

(Posted January 14, 2018) A feature on National Public Radio (NPR) by Natalie Jacewicz explored whether natural flavors are healthier than artificial flavors. "The U.S. FDA defines 'Natural Flavor' as oils, resins or other extracts derived from natural sources, (such...

Technical Insights into Flavoring Use and the Impact of Clean Labels

Technical Insights into Flavoring Use and the Impact of Clean Labels

December 20, 2017--The 2017 Clean Label Conference’s tagline, “Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products,” expresses the industry’s challenge of simplifying products and also our belief that food science will deliver solutions. To meet consumer expectations,...

Formulating Clean Label Dairy (and Non-dairy) Frozen Desserts

Formulating Clean Label Dairy (and Non-dairy) Frozen Desserts

November 10, 2017--The 2017 Clean Label Conference’s tagline, “Sophisticated Solutions for Simplified Products,” expresses the industry’s challenge of simplifying products and also our belief that food science will deliver solutions. To meet consumer expectations,...

Clean Label: Effective Marketing and Avoiding Regulatory Potholes

Clean Label: Effective Marketing and Avoiding Regulatory Potholes

October 14, 2016–Global Food Forums, Inc. — The following is an excerpt from the “2016 Clean Label Conference Summary,” sponsored by Givaudan, RiceBran Technologies, TIC Gums, Blue Pacific Flavors, World Technology Ingredients, Inc. and IOI Loders Croklaan. Steven...