Lifestyle Diets

Transitioning Omnivores Shift Toward Plant-Based Diets

Transitioning Omnivores Shift Toward Plant-Based Diets

“Where does ‘science’ meet a company’s marketing objectives?” And, what does ‘clean label’ mean?” So enquired Rachel Cheatham, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Foodscape Group, LLC in her presentation titled “Delivering Clean Label to the Transitioning Omnivore.” “There are...

The Clean Label Movement’s Evolution Toward Sustainability

The Clean Label Movement’s Evolution Toward Sustainability

Innova’s database contains 130 million records. Over 500,000 products from 90 countries are added each year. Using this tool, Mindy Hermann, MBA, RDN, Innova Market Insights, delved into the evolution of clean label, the results of which were revealed in her...

Shift to Plant Based Diets Presentation

Shift to Plant Based Diets Presentation

Consumers want clean label foods they can trust, along with an expressed desire to include more plant-based foods in their daily diets for health and sustainability reasons. This “flexitarian” approach of the Transitioning Omnivore creates a dynamic intersection of...

Clean Label vs. Unintended Health Effects

Clean Label vs. Unintended Health Effects

Consumers are said to be increasingly drawn to vegetarianism, veganism and products with simplified, understandable ingredient statements. Additionally, encouraging Americans to consume more fruits, vegetables and whole grains is much needed advice for most. However,...

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified, Comprehensible Labels

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified, Comprehensible Labels

Consumers are craving transparency now more than ever. Clean label is the industry’s response to that need for label transparency. “Today, 94% of consumers feel that it is important for brands to be transparent; 83% would value having more in- depth product...

Clean Label Trends Presentation

Clean Label Trends Presentation

Today’s consumers are more health conscious than ever before and nearly half follow a diet that impacts the way they shop for food. This also influences how they regard food components. In fact, 98% believe it’s important for them to consider the ingredients in the...

Strategies to Create Consumer-friendly Ingredient Statements

Strategies to Create Consumer-friendly Ingredient Statements

Jan. 8, 2018--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, products...

Clean Label Foodservice Trends Presentation

Clean Label Foodservice Trends Presentation

Consumers increasingly want to know more about their food. Although the initial focus was on consumer packaged foods, the foodservice sector has become increasingly drawn in. This presentation touched on the impact that clean labels have on the restaurant industry....

Clean Labels: What are Consumers Saying, What is Industry Doing?

Clean Labels: What are Consumers Saying, What is Industry Doing?

October 6, 2016–Global Food Forums, Inc. — The following is an excerpt from the “2016 Clean Label Conference Summary,” sponsored by Givuadan, RiceBran Technologies, TIC Gums, Blue Pacific Flavors, World Technology Ingredients, Inc. and IOI Loders Croklaan. As food...