Sustainability

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...

The Clean Label Influence on Restaurant Menus

The Clean Label Influence on Restaurant Menus

The Clean Label Influence on Restaurant Menus Approximately 50% of U.S. consumers' food expenditures are allocated to food eaten away from the home. The foodservice and restaurant industries also function as important trend leaders. Lizzy Freier and Aimee Harvey,...

Natural Sweetener Properties

Natural Sweetener Properties

Natural Sweetener Properties  Generationally speaking, “Millennials are driving consumer clean label expectations deep into the sweetener category,” said Melanie Goulson, General Manager and Principal Scientist at Merlin Development, in her 2017 Clean Label Conference...

Clean Label Regulations Presentation

Clean Label Regulations Presentation

The term “clean label” has no regulatory definitions, nor do many of the claims used on “clean labels.” “Clean label” encompasses concepts from transparency, simplicity, and authenticity to natural and sustainable. To communicate their products’ desirable traits to...