Sustainability

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...

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...

2023 Clean Label Conference Program

This page will be updated in the coming months to reflect the 2023 Clean Label Conference. Global Food Forums is pleased to announce the 2023 Clean Label Conference Program. This 9th annual in-person event is scheduled for May 23-24 at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca,...

2022 Clean Label Program Updates

Global Food Forums is pleased to announce the developing program for its 8th annual in-person Clean Label Conference, May 24-25, 2022, Westin Hotel, Itasca, Ill. USA.  2022 clean label program updates will be announced here. Many presentations will be relevant to...

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...

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions of Clean Labels

Evolving Consumer Perceptions, Innovation and Clean Labels CLEAN LABEL has been with us since early 2000s, said Lynn Dornblaser, Director, Innovation & Insight, Mintel, as she began her presentation “Clean Label: Shifting Consumer Perceptions,” which had been...

Clean Label via Methane Gas Reduction

Clean Label via Methane Gas Reduction

Consumers’ concept of clean labeling has expanded to include the environmental impact of foods and how they’re produced. But, are consumers ready for scientists to begin tampering with the ecological makeup of cows’ digestive system in to achieve methane gas...

Omnivores Shift Toward Plant-Based Diets

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...

Certification of Ingredient Supply Chains

Certification of Ingredient Supply Chains

Mincing no words in his presentation covering the certification of ingredient supply chains, Steve Taormina, Business Manager, NSF International, warned of major battles brewing in the food certification arena in his presentation “Behind the Label: Clean Label ‘Musts’...