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FOODBUSINESS NEWS May 5, 2015 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Tyson Foods sets goal to reduce antibiotics usage SPRINGDALE, ARK. - Tyson Foods, Inc. has set a goal to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its U.S. broiler chicken flocks by September 2017. The company has further committed to studying and, where possible, reducing the use of human antibiotics on cattle, hog and turkey farms. This past October, the company said it no longer uses antibiotics at its 35 hatcheries and has been working since 2011 to reduce the use of antibiotics used in human medicine in its chicken operations. "Antibiotic resistant infections are a global health concern," said Donnie Smith, president and chief executive officer Continued on Page 10 Botanical beverages on the rise here's a great deal of talk these days about plant-based diets, most notably, the recommendation by the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee that Americans should consume a diet higher in plant-based foods, such as vegetables, fruits, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, and lower in calories and animal-based foods. This is welcome news in the beverage category, which uses juices from fruits and vegetables as base ingredients. There are a number of approaches to formulating plant-based beverages. One is the inclusion of botanicals, which are Continued on Page 30 T More changes ahead for Nestle? Story on Page 14 The Campbell Soup Co.'s new family portrait AUSTIN, TEXAS - Many of the challenges facing consumer packaged goods companies may be traced to the cultural dynamics that are redefining what constitutes a family, said Denise Morrison, president and chief executive officer of the Campbell Soup Co. This new family dynamic is one aspect of what she called the "seismic shifts" shaking the food and beverage space. "It's clear consumers are changing," Ms. Morrison said April 22 during a presentation at the IRI Summit in Austin. "Their wants are changing, the family structure is different, and an interest in fresh foods is rising." She said millennials are challenging how the American family is defined. "A baby boomer like myself thinks of a family as mom, dad and a couple of kids," she said. "That is wrong. Today, only onefifth of households have married parents Continued on Page 18 ®

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Business News - May 5, 2015

Tyson Foods sets goal to reduce antibiotics usage
Botanical beverages on the rise
The Campbell Soup Co.’s new family portrait
Web Contents
Editorial/Physical inactivity may diminish benefi ts of better nutrition
General Mills investing $250 million in Tennessee plant
Consumers concerned yet confused about G.M.O.s
Despite Frito-Lay gains, PepsiCo profi ts fl at
Costco’s organic food sales approach $3 billion
More changes ahead for Nestle?
SkinnyPop acquires tortilla chip brand
Diet continues to be a drag for Dr Pepper Snapple
Inside Frito-Lay’s growth engine
Can B&G Foods reheat Cream of Wheat?
Kraft simplifying mac and cheese ingredients
F.D.A.'s Redbook under review
Dairy product prices weak as milk supply grows
Millennials driving shifts in shopping habits
Masking fl avors for children
New Food Products
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Classifi eds
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - May 5, 2015