Food Business News - February 10, 2015 - (Page 1)

FOODBUSINESS NEWS February 10, 2015 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Hershey continues move into snack categories HERSHEY, PA. - The Hershey Co.'s acquisition of Krave Pure Foods, Inc., a Sonoma, Calif.-based meat snack manufacturer, should send a strong signal to the rest of the food and beverage industry - The confectionery company is serious about snacks. Once the acquisition is complete, Hershey's non-confectionery snack portfolio will include spreads, dips, snack bars (to be sold under the Brookside brand), bean curd (in China) and jerky. "What we see happening, almost everywhere, and I'm very optimistic about how this plays to our strengths, is that snacking Continued on Page 12 Colorful ways to quench a thirst hough thirst and hydration, maybe nutrition, and sometimes celebration, may motivate consumers to drink a beverage, color often influences selection. Appropriate colors reassure the consumer that the beverage will taste as described. Faded hues and discoloration are unacceptable. "From cola to cognac, iced tea to isotonics, root beer to real beer, color additives - natural or artificial - contribute to the consumer's enjoyment," said Jody RennerNantz, senior application scientist with DDW The Color House, Louisville, Ky. "There Continued on Page 40 T is flying high Story on Page 37 Renewed school food fight looming on the horizon he School Nutrition Association on Jan. 29 issued its 2015 Position Paper around which it will organize its advocacy efforts as Congress begins the process of drafting legislation to reauthorize T the nation's child nutrition programs. The position paper indicated the S.N.A. will continue to urge Congress and the Obama administration to modify requirements relating to servings of fruits and vegetables and whole grain-rich foods as contained in the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, the current law authorizing child nutrition programs, which expires on Sept. 30, 2015. "S.N.A. supports strong federal nutrition standards for school meals, including calorie caps and mandates to offer a greater quantity and variety of fruits and vegetables," said Patricia Montague, S.N.A.'s president and chief executive officer. "However, some of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's regulations under the law have Continued on Page 28 ®

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Business News - February 10, 2015

Food Business News - February 10, 2015
Hershey continues move into snack categories
Renewed school food fight looming on the horizon
Beverage Business News - Colorful ways to quench a thirst
Table of Contents
Web Contents
Editorial - Oil and currency moves should be seen as threats
McCormick eyes ambitious growth in year ahead
Dunkin’ to debut cold blended beverage platform
Campbell Soup in the midst of reorganizing
The future of shopper marketing
JBS USA plans expansion at Utah beef plant
Large MOM multiples
More tough times ahead for McDonald’s
Inside Wendy’s menu strategy
Chipotle on fire
Diamond acquires stake in potato chip maker
Market Insight - More cattle but beef prices still rising
Health and Wellness - On the cutting edge of digestive health
Ingredient Innovations - Backing up satiety benefits
Company Profile - Tyson Foods flying high
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Soybean oil market pulled lower, then higher
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - February 10, 2015