Posts by Meagan McGinnes
During a discussion at Natural Products Expo East 2017 in Baltimore, Md., panelists spoke about why they look to certifications, how certifications drive many of the decisions they make and which certifications can be “deal killers” for both consumers and retailers when missing from a package.
At Expo East 2017 in Baltimore, Md., the Project NOSH team examined how nuts are playing a increasingly prominent role within the industry. From dairy-alternative yogurts to on-the-go snack bars, here’s what we saw from nut-based products exhibited on the show floor.
From spiced dry fruit to frozen protein waffles, here are six new products that are making their debut at Natural Products Expo East in Baltimore, Maryland, this week.
Hampton Creek CEO Joshua Tetrick spoke with NOSH about recent changes, including what he hopes his two newly named board members will bring to the table, why he’s looking beyond plants to meat and how licensing will play a role in the company’s future.
According to a report compiled by food and beverage packaging leader Tetra Pak, more than half of all in-store purchases today are influenced by digital channels, many of which are being accessed via smartphones. Because of this, many food and beverage brands are looking to social media and key influencers to reach consumers where they are: online.
Impossible Foods today announced that it has officially begun production of its plant-based patties in its new 68,000 square-foot Oakland, California-based facility. The company said the plant, which was announced earlier this year, will give the brand the ability to scale and eventually expand into retail.
From an online snack box market’s move into physical stores, to a GMO-free cookie brand launching in club, here’s the latest in packaged food distribution news.
Masienda Bodega launches this month in 200 stores including several Whole Foods Market regions as well as in independent retailers. The growth is being fueled by a recently closed $1.35 million round of capital from a star-studded team of investors including James Beard Award winning chef (and CPG entrepreneur himself) Rick Bayless, Rick Schnieders, former Sysco CEO, and Village Capital.
Digital printing company ePac Holdings announced last week that it will open its second flexible packaging plant this fall in Boulder, Colorado. For the company the intent is clear: to expand within one of the country’s thriving natural food hotbeds.
Using next-generation proprietary technology based on DNA sequencing and data management, California-based Clear Labs is seeking to modernize food safety, efficiency and authenticity throughout the industry — and it’s a system that investors are embracing, too.