Weight Management

Clean Labels vs Health

Clean Labels vs Health

In evaluating clean labels vs health, dietary recommendations for clean eating are consumer-driven and not backed by science, according to Joanne Slavin, Ph.D., RD, Professor, Department of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota. Slavin’s presentation was...

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 Labels

Consumers Lean Toward Simplified 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...

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...

Consumer Trends Influence Natural and Weight Management Formulations

Consumer Trends Influence Natural and Weight Management Formulations

An October 21, 2013 report by Packaged Facts entitled “Food Additives: The U.S. Market” says that from 2007 to 2012, the total market value of food additives in the U.S. increased at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 2.1% to $4.8 billion. It predicts a CAGR of...