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Schwan simplifying ingredient list across entire product line BLOOMINGTON, MINN. - The Schwan Food Co. plans to simplify its food product ingredient lists over the next two years. Groups of ingredients to be eliminated from food made by the company's Schwan's Global Supply Chain, Inc. YOUR RIGHT INGREDIENT - TODAY AND TOMORROW Brenntag has been providing world-class expertise to both food scientists and strategic procurement teams for decades by: Brenntag North America Brenntag Latin America 32 FOODBUSINESS NEWS ® Q Offering superior quality food ingredients from the best manufacturers, fully traceable throughout the entire supply chain Q Delivering tailor made solutions to industry partners through locally-based representation offering logistical expertise Q Committing to our partners' success, serving as their extension, sharing our intelligence on markets, industries and applications Q Being the only ingredient distributor who complements a broad global network with outstanding local execution Contact Brenntag today to learn how we can be your trusted partner in delivering quality ingredients safely, and on time. subsidiary include partially hydrogenated oils/artificial trans fats, artificial (certified) dyes, high-fructose corn syrup and artificial flavors. Stacey Fowler, senior vice-president of product innovation and new venture development at Schwan, said the initiative to simplify ingredient lists had been under way for several years and accelerated when Dimitrios Smyrnios, the company's chief executive officer, decided to step up the company's investment in the effort. Karen Wilder, senior director of scientific and regulatory affairs, said Schwan's role in the K-12 school meal program, a market the company has served for many years, has been an impetus for health and wellness across the company. "Clean ingredient lists and ingredient simplicity was really started in our school products more than four decades ago, and we're continuing to be one of the leaders in that segment of the marketplace, continuing to be sure the nutritional profile meets or exceeds the regulations," Ms. Wilder said. "From that standpoint, we've already achieved a lot of our commitments within the school products." The breadth of the Schwan commitment sets the company apart from many other food processing companies, Ms. Fowler said. "We've taken an umbrella approach with all our business panels to make these commitments whereas a lot of companies come out, and it's one piece or one panel or brand," she said. "This is everything." The exception to the blanket commitment is private label products Schwan makes, many of which are produced based November 17, 2015

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Food Business News - November 17, 2015
Starbucks becoming a ‘food destination’
Sugar, corn sweetener court battle under way
Beverage Business News - Redesigning fruit juice
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Web Contents
Editorial - Climate change takes center stage in Paris
Hain earnings surge; U.S. grocery sales disappoint
Local promotions set to sizzle as a menu trend
Smucker focuses on redefining the coffee experience
Kraft Heinz integration showing progress
Credit Suisse lowers Dean Foods’ stock to ‘underperform’
Dean Foods betting big on DairyPure brand
Food waste reduction 2.0
TreeHouse Foods to acquire ConAgra’s Private Brands business
Efficiency gains drive TreeHouse earnings
Seneca acquires largest maraschino cherries maker
Popchips names new c.e.o.
Amazon dips foot into food delivery in L.A.
Schwan simplifying ingredient list across entire product line
Washington - Producer groups begin to take sides on T.P.P.
Ingredient Innovations - High-oleic options
Health and Wellness - Targeting bone and joint health
New Menu Items
Ingredient Market Trends - U.S.D.A.’s Crop Production and WASDE reports bearish
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index

Food Business News - November 17, 2015