Packaging / Labeling: Page 3


  • Danone's newly launch Remix products.
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    Danone enters $1B yogurt mix-in category with healthy focus

    The dairy giant is introducing the new Remix banner to its Oikos, Too Good & Co. and Light + Fit brands to attract consumers hesitant to try other mix-ins seen as overly indulgent.

    By April 3, 2024
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    How Mason Dixie Foods’ CEO is forcing a rethink of the frozen aisle

    Ayesha Abuelhiga started her brand in a Washington D.C. food desert, and now aims to bring back using real food in the natural and organic food industry.

    By April 2, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Food Dive

    The food and beverage industry is changing rapidly and the actions companies take this year are likely to play a major role in defining their future. 

    By Food Dive staff
  • J.M. Smucker's latest snack, Hostess Meltamors
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    Leftovers: Hostess brings the heat with lava cakes | Beyond Meat reformulates crumbles

    The sweets company’s latest product features fluffy cakes with chocolate or caramel sauce in the center, and better-for-you frozen yogurt maker Yasso debuts fruit bars.

    By Food Dive staff • March 28, 2024
  • A carton of Egglands Best eggs
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    Eggland’s Best sued for claiming eggs contain less saturated fat

    Complaints allege the company deceived consumers by falsely advertising its products' nutritional benefits.

    By Sarah Zimmerman • March 28, 2024
  • Bottles of Just Ice tea.
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    Just Ice sales heat up a tea segment abandoned by Coca-Cola

    Sales of the organic, less sweet offering are expected to top $20 million this year by tapping into many of the attributes that made its predecessor Honest a success.

    By March 25, 2024
  • PepsiCo's Flamin' Hot brand.
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    PepsiCo creates Flamin’ Hot brand to highlight fast-growing chip flavor

    The Doritos and Cheetos manufacturer said the platform, which generated more than $3 billion in retail sales, will initially include 25 unique products with seasoning.

    By March 21, 2024
  • Chips ahoy, cookies, mondelez
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    Mondelēz’s Chips Ahoy! debuts new recipe for the classic cookie

    The modification, which includes chocolate chips with higher cacao and Madagascar vanilla extract content, is the biggest update for the $1 billion brand in nearly a decade.

    By March 21, 2024
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    Informa

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    Storytelling helps new products pop at Expo West

    Brands looked to highlight the “why” in their messaging to attract consumers back to both the plant based and natural foods spaces.

    By March 20, 2024
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    Bronx-born food collective goes from trendy dinner parties to Target shelves

    Ghetto Gastro fuses community and culture to create low-cost plant-based packaged goods.

    By March 19, 2024
  • Side view of a bag of open potato chips, with chips spilling out
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    From Coke to Hershey, CPGs search for their sweet spot in pack size

    Consumers are increasingly interested in smaller portion sizes, as well as value-priced multipacks, for their snacks and soda. These changing sizes can have implications from production to recycling.  

    By Shefali Kapadia • March 18, 2024
  • Coffee K-Rounds fall against a yellow backdrop.
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    Keurig brewing up compostable K-Rounds as alternative to plastic coffee pods

    The company is still in the process of testing the rounds and certifying them as compostable. Keurig also plans to launch a mail-back program for its polypropylene K-Cups, which are not going away.

    By Maria Rachal • March 15, 2024
  • Claussen jelly beans made by Frankford Candy.
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    Leftovers: Claussen pickles jelly beans | King Arthur slices into baking mixes

    Frankford Candy is bringing together pickles and jelly beans for Easter, and trendy New York City restaurant Carbone furthers its culinary presence with a line of Alfredo sauces.

    By Food Dive staff • March 15, 2024
  • Organic labeled vegetables are for sale at a grocery store in Chicago.
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    USDA organic rules are changing. Is the food industry ready?

    The most significant change to organic certification is nearly here. But some experts worry that many food companies are unprepared.

    By Lydia Noyes • March 14, 2024
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    Impossible Foods has always claimed to bleed red, now its label will

    The plant-based pioneer announced new packaging at Natural Products Expo West to attract more meat lovers to its burgers, sausages and chicken.

    By March 14, 2024
  • Michelle Obama’s Plezi launches fizzy fruit drink aimed at tweens and teens.
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    Michelle Obama’s Plezi Nutrition launches fizzy fruit drink aimed at tweens and teens

    It’s the second product from the company co-founded by the former first lady that was created to find healthier alternatives for sugary beverages popular with children.  

    By March 12, 2024
  • danone, plant based, milk
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    Danone discontinues 2 plant-based milk options under its Silk and So Delicious brands

    The decision to end production of Silk Nextmilk and So Delicious Wondermilk comes as sales in the alternative category fell in 2023 after four straight years of growth.

    By March 11, 2024
  • Post Holdings is looking to bring its Honey Bunches of Oats cereal into new categories.
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    Post Holdings aims to bring Honey Bunches of Oats beyond the cereal aisle

    The food manufacturer is working with a brand licensing firm to explore taking the breakfast staple into new categories such as snack bars, baked goods and ice cream.

    By March 7, 2024
  • The Kraft Heinz Not Company's Oscar Mayer NotHotDogs and NotSausages.
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    Kraft Heinz enters plant-based meats with Oscar Mayer hotdogs and sausages

    The CPG giant and its partner, NotCo, hope the offerings can shake up the alternative meat sector, which remains “underdeveloped and under-consumed" due to disappointing taste and texture with existing offerings.

    By March 6, 2024
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    Opinion

    Fact, fad and hyperbole: What’s the deal with ultra-processed foods?

    A popular change in nomenclature is obscuring strides the industry has made with the nutritional value of its products in recent years, argues Sean McBride of DSM Communications.  

    By Sean McBride • March 5, 2024
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    FDA to allow yogurt makers to claim food lowers risk of type 2 diabetes

    The agency, citing “limited evidence,” agreed that eating at least two cups of the dairy offering per week could lower the chance of developing a disease impacting about 36 million Americans.

    By March 1, 2024
  • Conagra Brands' Angie's Boomchickapop introduced Cinnabon flavored popcorn.
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    Leftovers: Angie’s pops into new Cinnabon popcorn | Goodles goes gluten-free

    The Conagra brand's BoomChickaPop gets a cinnamon makeover, while Elmhurst 1925 brews into the coffee category.

    By Food Dive staff • March 1, 2024
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    Consumer group urges Treasury secretary to require nutrition labeling on alcohol

    The National Consumers League is asking Janet Yellen to force the bureau that governs the industry to enact rules for nutrition and serving size labeling on alcoholic products by June.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
  • 2 Pepsi cans with the retro logo
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    What’s old is new: Food and beverage brands put a modern spin on retro packaging

    Consumer-facing companies are tapping into buyers’ emotions as they redesign logos and packaging.

    By Shefali Kapadia • Feb. 28, 2024
  • Oatly oatmilk creamer
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    Oatly pours into coffee creamer category with new product launch

    The oat milk creamers are the latest push from the Swedish brand to connect to a wider net of consumers.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
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    Why Waterdrop’s CEO sees hydration beverages overtaking soft drinks

    Martin Donald Murray said the viral water bottle craze will continue to benefit the company’s “microdrink” given its better-for-you and sustainability benefits.

    By Feb. 27, 2024