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March 11, 2014 FOODBUSINESS NEWS NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Hillshire opening the innovation spigot BOCA RATON, FLA. - The Hillshire Brands Co. has a full slate of innovation on tap for 2014, said Sean Connolly, president and chief executive officer. New applications that will hit store shelves throughout the year include those that move the Jimmy Dean brand beyond breakfast, lines of clean label "superpremium" products and value products targeting families. "The big news this year for us is the time has come to extend Jimmy Dean beyond breakfast," Mr. Connolly said Feb. 19 during the Consumer Analyst Group of New York conference. "The frozen section in general hasn't performed quite at the standards of Jimmy Dean. We have Continued on Page 26 Building better beverages ith most retail channels growing their foods-for-immediateconsumption options, from salads to sandwiches to soups to sushi, beverage marketers are presented with an opportunity for more single-serve sales. With so much competition in the bottled water and carbonated soft drink sectors, beverage companies are adding value by fortifying beverages with better-for-you ingredients. The World Health Organization and the Food and Agricultural Organization Continued on Page 45 W Nutrition Facts 2.0 Story on Page 32 Sweetener segment faces multiple challenges lthough there appeared to be no overriding theme to discussions at the recent International Sweetener Colloquium, some familiar notes persisted, including how to address continued pressure to reduce sugar consumption and A growing efforts to label bioengineered ingredients, which would include nearly all beet sugar, uncertainty about the amount of sugar imported from Mexico and sugar users' vow to continue to fight to revamp the U.S. sugar program. The Colloquium, held Feb. 23-26 in Dana Point, Calif., is organized by the International Dairy Foods Association and the Sweetener Users Association, with the focus on markets, trends, regulatory issues and legal matters mainly as they portend to food manufacturers who use sugar, corn sweeteners and low or no calorie sweeteners. The sugar consumption issue came to even greater light after the Colloquium when the Food and Drug Administration on Continued on Page 30 ®

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Food Business News - March 11, 2014
Hillshire opening the innovation spigot
Sweetener segment faces multiple challenges
Beverage Business News - Building better beverages
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Banking and food: Avoiding the pitfalls
Campbell ‘far from satisfied’ with soups
PepsiCo to Trian: The answer is still no
Saputo names leader for U.S. dairy business
Hormel hopeful for Compleats comeback
Yogurt, whole wheat pasta to be WIC eligible
New technologies simmering in the soup industry
Pilgrim’s to build new processing plant in Mexico
Monster moves on
Jack Link’s to acquire Unilever’s meat snacks business
Chiquita’s innovation planting seeds for growth
SodaStream feeling cold shoulder from Coke
Boulder Brands building strategic ‘six-pack’
Nutrition Facts 2.0
New nutrition label may spark greater interest
Corporate Profile - Kellogg’s wake-up call
Kellogg commits to products with sustainable palm oil
Health and Wellness - Vitamins show promise supporting immune health
Ingredient Innovations - Cleaning up colors in confectionery
Innovations abound in color
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Ukraine-Russia tensions help extend grain futures rallies
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - March 11, 2014