Sustainability

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 Program

Global Food Forums is pleased to announce the 2022 Clean Label Conference Program. This 8th annual in-person event is scheduled for May 24-25 at the Westin NW Hotel, Itasca, Illinois (a northwest suburb of Chicago). Many presentations will be relevant to plant-based...

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’...

Clean Label Moves Toward Sustainability

Clean Label Moves 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, delves into the evolution of clean label as clean label moves toward sustainability, the...