Food Business News - October 25, 2011 - (Page 1)

October 25, 2011 FOODBUSINESS NEWS NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Coke, Pepsi executives see juice, dairy opportunities LAS VEGAS — Juices could make a bigger splash in the probiotics category, which is known more for its dairy products, said David Del Pozo, senior manager of R.&D. for The Coca-Cola Co., Atlanta. Dairy products themselves may stretch their reach and boost the energy drink category, said Michael Hammer, director — venture capital strategy for PepsiCo, Inc., Purchase, N.Y. Mr. Del Pozo and Mr. Hammer spoke Oct. 12 at SupplySide West in Las Vegas at an education session called “How and when does R.&D., product Continued on Page 10 INSIDE prices higher Story on Page 26 “It is time for a fundamental shift in strategy, a move away from the systems that mostly provide nutrition information without clear guidance about its healthfulness, and toward one that encourages healthier food choices through simplicity, visual clarity, and the ability to convey meaning without written information,” the committee said. The report, “Front-of-package nutrition rating systems and symbols: Promoting healthier choices,” was sponsored by the I.O.M., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Food and Drug Administration, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion. The committee tasked with the study split its research Continued on Page 22 Flavo Flavors, snacking and value drive cheese trends S picy cheese is hot right now. Just ask Amy Levine. Ms. Levine is director of marketing at Cabot Creamery, Montpelier, Vt., a company that has built a niche in flavored cheddars, selling them in both its core Northeastern market and in its national channels. “Bold flavors are doing well right Continued on Page 46 Shift in front-of-package labeling strategy recommended New system should encourage simplicity, visual clarity WASHINGTON — A new report from a committee appointed by the Institute of Medicine (I.O.M.) has concluded it is time for an entirely different approach toward presenting information about the healthfulness of foods on the front of packages.

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Food Business News - October 25, 2011
Coke, Pepsi executives see juice, dairy opportunities
Dairy Business News - Flavors, snacking and value drive cheese trends
Shift in front-of-package labeling strategy recommended
Editorial - Food reverberations from ‘Occupy Wall Street’ protest
Cause of cantaloupe Listeria outbreak narrowed
Joshua Anthony to v.p. of global nutrition, health at Campbell
Kraft opens biscuit center in France
Maple Leaf Foods initiates cost reduction plan
G.M.A. hires v.p. of health and nutrition policy
Nestle sales on track in 2011
Del Monte, Barclays to pay shareholders $89.4 million
Joint Juice acquires Premier Nutrition brand
Market for better-for-you fats, oils growing
H.J. Heinz to close facility in California
Global unease no cause for concern for Coca-Cola amid strong growth
Higher prices, improved snack sales propel PepsiCo net
PepsiCo split? Nooyi says no way
C.P.I. climbs for five of six grocery groups
Dole Food acquires SunnyRidge Farm
Krispy Kreme to expand in the U.K.
Cagle’s files for Chapter 11
Washington - Hearing considers guidelines on marketing food to children
Market Insight - Supply pressure pushes peanut prices higher
Ingredient Innovations - Reasons to double down on digestive health
Digestive health in the news
Health and Wellness - Sodium reduction message not getting through
Dairy Business News - South Korea becomes top importer of U.S. daity products
Dairy Business News - Fresh dairy business contributes to Danone sales gain
Dairy Business News - Frozen yogurt store revenue reached $1.6 billion in 2011
Dairy Business News - Unilever acquires Finnish ice cream company
New Product Trends - Energy boost for all ages
New Food Products - Campbell adds 35 soup and simple meals products
New Food Products - Peppermint Stick joins Clif Bar lineup
New Food Products - Arby’s adds Philly sandwich to Ultimate Angus line
New Food Products - Dr Pepper introduces TEN
New Food Products - Kind expands with whole grain clusters for snacking
New Food Products - Baskin-Robbins adds more mini-desserts to menu
New Food Products - Inventure Foods launches vegetable crisps
New Food Products - Cargill adds Clear Valley natural canola oil
NGREDIENT MARKET TRENDS - U.S. palm oil imports forecast at a new record
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News - Wild launches vegetable extracts blend
Supplier Innovations and News - Soy sauce flavor reduces costs, sodium
Supplier Innovations and News - Synergy buys Sethness Greenleaf
Supplier Innovations and News - BASF launches market initiative
Supplier Innovations and News - Ottens names v.p. of business development
Supplier Innovations and News - Convenient, natural foods affect preservatives sales
Supplier Innovations and News - D.D. Williamson introduces brand, logo
Supplier Innovations and News - Spicetec hires scientist with flavor experience
SupplySide West
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - October 25, 2011