This Week's News
nears $31 billion
The U.S. market for functional foods and
beverages gains 6% in 2008 and nears $31
billion, according to Packaged Facts. Yogurt
ranks as the top functional product with sales
of $3.3 billion.
Product development slowdown:
First-quarter new product introductions fall 51% in 2009.
President's Food Safety
Working Group launched
The President's Food Safety Working Group
convenes a session that involves sharing
information and views on updating and
improving the nation's food safety system.
Soybean prices rise
as supply shrinks
Old crop soybean prices hit seven-month
highs and approach $12 a bu at the Chicago
Board of Trade. Production in South
American countries continues to slide.
Finding gold in green:
Sustainable products increasingly are attractive to consumers.
10 News Digest
35 Market Insight
55 Ingredient Innovations
66 New Product Trends
70 New Food Products
76 Who's Who
products are here
May 26, 2009
Such formulations might
be counter-intuitive, but
the market is poised for
77 Ingredient Market Trends
87 Supplier Innovations and News
94 Food Business in the News
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Business News - May 26, 2009