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CVS to expand selection of healthier foods, will add to private label line WOONSOCKET, R.I. - CVS Pharmacy is expanding its selection of healthier foods and beverages to more than 2,900 stores nationwide. Each week throughout the Visit Brenntag in Chicago Contact Brenntag today to learn how we can be your trusted partner in delivering quality ingredients safely, and on time. Brenntag Food & Nutrition FOODBUSINESS NEWS ENJOY SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIPS Experiencing difficulties achieving desired results in your gluten-free baked goods? Let the experts from Brenntag Food & Nutrition and Ashland Specialty Ingredients show you how BenecelTM modified cellulose can provide solutions to challenges associated with height, volume & texture, crumb structure and shelf life. IFT Food Expo® July 17 - 19 Booth #3827 18 year, 100 stores will be enhanced with a curated assortment of national and niche better-for-you brands, including Amy's Kitchen, Annie's Homegrown, Chobani, ® Q Benecel™ modified cellulose is used in gluten-free baked goods to provide structure during baking by thermal gelation, finished product softening through water-binding, volume by foam promotion and stabilization, and improved texture and mouthfeel. Q Benecel™ K4M & K15M modified cellulose are used for functionally replacing the gluten in gluten-free bread. The unique thermal gelation capabilities improve the structure of the loaf during baking and maintain textural qualities over the shelf life by reducing the retro-degradation of starch. Q Benecel™ K15M can also help to improve the height and volume by stabilizing gas cells created during fermentation. Case studies suggest synergies in gluten-free formulations between modified cellulose and Xanthan Gum. Vita Coco, Bai, Krave Jerky, Rhythm Superfoods and That's It bars. Additionally, the drug store chain will add products to its private label line, Gold Emblem Abound, which is free from artificial preservatives, flavors and colors. "Since becoming the first and only national pharmacy chain to end the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products, the No. 1 thing we've heard from our customers is the desire for healthier food options," said Judy Sansone, senior vice-president of front store business. "This year, we are continuing to expand the assortment, volume and shelf space dedicated to better-for-you foods and snacks offered in our stores nationwide to make healthier snacking easier and more convenient for our customers." Beginning this summer, CVS will dedicate more of the front checkout space in its stores to display better-for-you snacks, including Kind Bars, Larabars and Vega One bars. In select locations, the company also will highlight products that suit special diets, including paleo, raw and vegan. Paleo displays will feature such products as Epic grass-fed bison bars and Gold Emblem Abound organic black chia seeds. Raw foods on display will include Go Raw bars, Emmy's Organics and Two Moms in the Raw. A vegan showcase will feature Larabar Bites, Kashi Teff Thin Crackers and Gimme Health Food Seaweed Snacks. In addition to broadening its betterfor-you selection, CVS plans to promote healthy weekly deals and tag its shelves to identify items that are a good source of protein, heart healthy, gluten-free, sugar-free, organic and Non-GMO Project verified. FBN June 28, 2016

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Food Business News - June 28, 2016
What will Brexit mean for U.K. food and agriculture?
Obesity rate rises as sweetener use declines
Beverage Business News - Protein on trend in R.-T.-D. beverages
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Editorial - Market fragmentation intensifies C.P.G., retail competition
Coca-Cola invests in organic aloe water beverage maker
Dunkin’ Donuts evolves with expansion of beverage portfolio
Philadelphia passes tax on caloric, diet beverages
Post said to be considering combining with Lamb Weston
Teasdale adds to private label portfolio with purchase of Mesa Foods
CVS to expand selection of healthier foods, will add to private label line
Monster moving beyond energy beverages with debut of Mutant, Hydro
Coca-Cola changing its soft drink strategy to focus on ‘shaping choice
McDonald’s to relocate corporate headquarters
Smucker earnings soar on coffee sales, pet food acquisition
A squeeze on pectin
Picking out pectin alternatives
Kellogg launches $100 million venture capital fund
Kellogg adds Pure Organic to Kashi portfolio
TreeHouse Foods profiles the changing private label consumer
Martha Stewart enters meal kit market with delivery subscription service
B&G Foods ready to ‘fight back’ in frozen food aisle
Washington - Audit finds F.D.A. must improve food recall process
Snack Trends - Key trends unveiled at Sweets & Snacks 2016
Crispy, convenient and gluten-free
When gluten-free orders get serious
Company profile - WhiteWave Foods eyeing $3 billion in additional U.S. plant-based foods sales
WhiteWave’s Earthbound Farm brand set to soar in fresh and frozen
Industry Images - Record attendance at 2016 Purchasing Seminar
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Post-eleventh hour compromise on G.M.O. labeling
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - June 28, 2016