Food Regulations

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,...

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...

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...

Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

Managing a Clean Label Supply Chain

March 29, 2018 — “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...

Advances in Natural Antioxidants

Advances in Natural Antioxidants

Advances in Natural Antioxidants As he is wont to do, Professor Fereidoon Shahidi, of Memorial University of Newfoundland, somehow managed to cram an encyclopedic overview of the functions of phenolic and amino acid-based antioxidants in foods and health into a...

Consumers Mistrust Food Health & Safety, Research Shows

Consumers Mistrust Food Health & Safety, Research Shows

(Originally posted Posted January 9, 2018) Consumers' desire for "transparency" has often been said to be an important aspect of the clean label trend. Research conducted by The Center for Food Integrity (CFI), shows that consumers don't necessarily trust those they...

Insights into Flavoring Clean Labels

Insights into Flavoring Clean Labels

December 20, 2017 - The paradox of flavor is that its presence is tiny in the total composition of foods, yet it is a primary driver of consumer acceptance. Professor Robert J. McGorrin, Oregon State University, provided insights into flavoring clean labels as he...

Natural Antimicrobial Research

Natural Antimicrobial Research

November 15, 2017 - In his presentation, “Emerging Research to Practical Approaches on Natural Antimicrobial Use,” Mathew Taylor, Ph.D., Texas A&M University, shed light not only on the use of natural antimicrobials, but he also explained why there isn’t a host of...

Formulating Clean Label Frozen Desserts

Formulating Clean Label Frozen Desserts

November 10, 2017 - Ice cream originated as a clean label product, began Steven Young, Ph.D., Principal, Steven Young Worldwide, in his presentation “Formulating Clean Label Dairy (and Non-Dairy) Frozen Desserts.” Historically ice cream contained: milk, sugar, cream...