Label transparency

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...

Consumers’ Ingredient Awareness on the Rise

Consumers’ Ingredient Awareness on the Rise

Survey data gathered by the International Food Information Council (IFIC) showed consumers’ ingredient awareness on the rise. Tony Flood, Sr. Director, Ingredient Communications, IFIC, emphasized this point in his webinar titled “Consumer Perception of Food...

2022 Clean Label Conference-Day 1 Program (May 24)

The 8th in-person 2022 Clean Label Conference will be held at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois (near O'Hare International Airport). Sessions specifically targeting sugar and salt reduction are on Day 2. Presentations that include information on product and...

Dairy Ingredients for Clean Label

Dairy Ingredients for Clean Label

Dairy-Based Ingredients for Clean Label Solutions CLEAN LABEL IS EVOLVING, and dairy ingredients are well-positioned to deliver clean labeled products. A cleaner label can be achieved by leveraging the unique composition and inherent functionality of “off-the-shelf”...

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation

Clean Label Product Innovation and Renovation CONSUMER DEMAND FOR CLEAN LABEL has been growing for more than five years. In many countries, it has become the new normal for a majority of consumers, noted Philippe Rousset, Ph.D., Global Clean Label Strategic Network...

2020 Clean Label Conference

2020 Clean Label Conference

The in-person 2020 Clean Label Conference was cancelled due to Covid-19. However, Global Food Forums provided registered attendees access to video recordings of speaker presentations. Most PowerPoint presentations as well as the 2020 Sweetener Systems Post-Conference...

Ingredion Evanesse CB 6194 Clean Label emulsifier

Ingredion Evanesse CB 6194 Clean Label emulsifier

As a clean label emulsifying agent derived from chickpeas, Evanesse™ CB 6194, an ingredient known as aquafaba, provides emulsification for a wide range of oil levels in high moisture applications such as mayonnaise and sauces.  Labelled simply as "Chickpea Broth", it...

Hill Pharma Ortiva Rice Milk

Hill Pharma Ortiva Rice Milk

Ortiva® Rice Milk. Got Rice? Ortiva® Rice Milk is a clean label formulation alternative to dairy, soy, and almond milk.The Global Food Forums Technology Snapshot Advisory Panel selected this ingredient for a Technology Snapshot presentation for the 2020 Clean Label...