Food Business News - March 24, 2015 - (Page 78)

Food Business in the News L Look at trans fats. First there was a requirement they be labeled. . Now the F.D.A. is moving to ban them. - Baylen Linnekin, executive director of the Keep Food Legal Foundation, discussing the Food and Drug They know this will impact how l people choose their products, and that terrifies them. Administration's efforts to include added sugars to the - Renee Sharp, director of research for the Environmental Working Nutrition Facts Panel. Group, one of several advocacy groups campaigning for the addition of Los Angeles Times added sugars to the Nutrition Facts Panel. March 17, 2015 Los Angeles Times For a while the margins were such and the brand name was such. . . that we thought it had to be considered one of the best companies we could find. But the company got more lethargic. There was no visibility, no transparency. . . and I don't know that they kept up with the times. In today's viciously competitive world, I'm not sure that is adequate. - Elliott L. Schlang, the founder of the Great Lakes Steve said he needed $75,000. So I id said, 'Ok, you've got to write a business plan.' It was one page and said, 'worstcase, best-case and mid-case.' He put down 'number of burritos sold per day.' And then he went through the cost of the burrito and the cost of electricity, utilities, rent and repaying my loan. The break-even was he had to sell 114 burritos a day. - Bob Ells, the father of Steve Ells, the founder and chief executive officer of Chipotle Mexican Grill, discussing the Review, an investment research firm, and one of the last analysts to cover Tootsie Roll, discussing what March 17, 2015 early years of the fast-casual chain. Bloomberg Business March 15, 2015 may happen to the company after the death of Melvin J. Gordon, chief executive officer, this past January. The Washington Post March 16, 2015 From the Archive - A Decade of Insight The club channel is a formidable T challe challenge for the grocery, mass, drug and specialty retail channels. They are excellent merchants in 'fresh' perimeter categories. - Doug Bennett, then a client director for ACNielsen, discussing the growth of the club channel. Food Business News April 12, 2005 Retailers used to think that store R b d brands were just something to put on the shelf. But I think we're now seeing retailers developing their own label not j just for margin, but to . differentiate. - Dr. Richard R. George, then a professor and chair of the Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph's University, discussing the emergence of more sophisticated private label marketing initiatives. Food Business News 78 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® April 12, 2005 March 24, 2015

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Food Business News - March 24, 2015
Inside General Mills’ new approach to innovation
Nestle pursuing nutrition-based treatment for autism
Dairy Business News - Inclusion innovation: More than a chip or a chunk
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Web Contents
Editorial - Flexibility is needed to meet new opportunities
Kind raising the bar with innovation
McDonald’s to unlock power of local regions
Lancaster Colony acquires flatbread maker
SodaStream going after Keurig
Six forces shaping natural, organic product development
Stevia slow to penetrate confectionery market
C-Suite insight: C.P.G. at a crossroads
Kroger’s Simple Truth sales hit $1.2 billion for year
Private equity firm buys American Beverage Co.
Washington - Dietary Guidelines coming into focus
Market Insight - A `normal’ year for U.S. crops?
Health and Wellness - Shining a health halo over protein
Meat industry criticizes D.G.A.C. recommendation
Ingredient Innovations - Number of proposed pho alternatives widens
Still no timetable for final GRAS rule
Company Profile - Mondelez gaining momentum
New Food Products
Natural Products Expo West/Engredea
Ingredient Market Trends - Millers forecast soft red winter wheat crop at 381 million bus
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - March 24, 2015