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How Consumers' Commitment to Sustainability is Impacting the Dairy Industry

Published on Nov 7, 2018 By: George Glass

Environment-friendly nutrition will be trending big this year across the dairy industry, according to market research firm Infiniti Research.1 From reducing greenhouse gas emissions to recycling food waste, dairy companies are finding that environmental sustainability also makes good financial sense.

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What Does Clean Label Mean for Dairy?

Published on Nov 5, 2018 By: George Glass

When Kraft Mac & Cheese was revamped to exclude artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives, we had to admit that clean label had gone mainstream. As the meaning of clean label continues to expand, simply removing undesirable ingredients may no longer be sufficient to satisfy consumers—especially for dairy products.

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How Frozen Foods Made a Comeback

Published on Jul 11, 2018 By: George Glass

Have consumers finally stopped giving frozen foods the cold shoulder? Frozen meals and appetizers are experiencing their highest growth in five years. Clean label reformulations, updated packaging, and innovative products are some of the strategic efforts being made by manufacturers to make frozen foods cool—even to millennials.

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Consumer Demands for Transparency Are Impacting the Food Industry: Here's How

Published on May 3, 2018 By: George Glass

Food purchasing decisions have, traditionally, been based on taste, price, and convenience. While these aspects continue to be important, evolving drivers such as transparency are becoming critical to many consumers. Transparency is one of the biggest buzzwords in the food business today; it encompasses a broad range of values including health, safety, free from GMO or secret ingredients, social impact, environmental responsibility, charitable causes, humane treatments of workers, and many others. 

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New Date Label Changes Expected to Reduce Food Waste

Published on Apr 11, 2017 By: Blake Powers

Can simplifying food date labels help cut down on waste? That's the hope. Food manufacturers and retailers are making an effort to reduce food waste by adopting new voluntary product labeling standards. These changes are meant to clarify for consumers what expiration dates on food packages actually mean, thereby reducing the amount of food consumers toss because they mistakenly believe the food has become unsafe to eat.

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