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FOODBUSINESS NEWS July 28, 2015 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Campbell Soup further embracing transparency CAMDEN, N.J. - The Campbell Soup Co. has ramped up its efforts to provide consumers with information about the ingredients in its products. During a July 22 investor day presentation the company unveiled a new web site that may be accessed by visiting "As we transform our marketing efforts and connect with consumers, we will continue to engage people in an open and authentic way to gain understanding about the ingredients and issues they care about," said Denise Morrison, president and chief executive officer. "We believe it is the right thing to do for Continued on Page 10 Wal-Mart thinking outside the big box Sugar reduction: How low can you go? esearch indicates consumers believe that for improved health and well-being they should reduce their sugar intake. With taste the No. 1 purchase and re-purchase driver of all foods and beverages, just how low may a beverage manufacturer go before the consumer is no longer a customer? Adults and children should reduce their daily intake of free sugars to less than 10% of their total energy intake, according to the World Health Organization. In new guidelines issued in March 2015, the W.H.O. recommended a Continued on Page 52 Story on Page 39 R Changing perceptions: From Big Food to good food CHICAGO - Whether it is gluten, genetically modified organisms or artificial sweeteners, the list of ingredients consumers are avoiding continues to grow, and food companies must do a better job of educating the public, according to a panel of industry leaders in a discussion titled "Is Big Food bad food?" on July 14 at the Institute of Food Technologists' annual meeting and food exposition. That imperative may be easier said than done, said James Borel, executive vice-president of DuPont Pioneer, Wilmington, Del. "As companies, we may not be the most credible because (consumers) question our motives, regardless of how pure those are," he said. "There's a flipside we need to think about, too. We try to find what the consumers are asking for, and you have to Continued on Page 31 ®

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Food Business News - July 28, 2015
Campbell Soup further embracing transparency
IFT 15 - Changing perceptions: From Big Food to good food
Beverage Business News - Sugar reduction: How low can you go?
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Web Contents
Editorial - The clean label phenomenon
First-half results underscore progress in Unilever transformation
Dunkin’ K-Cups off to fast start at retail
Restaurant beverage trends on tap
Disciplined marketing investments said to pay for Coca-Cola
Nestle USA opens new prepared foods R.&D. center
General Mills refreshing brands for millennials
Blue Bell receives investment as it recovers from recall
Quinn Popcorn: Bringing greater transparency to the category
Monogram Foods to acquire frozen appetizer business
EVOL founder to new post at Boulder Brands amid staff reduction
Mars investing additional $100 million in Kansas candy bar plant
McCormick benefitting from acquisitions, innovation
Washington - House approves national G.M.O.-labeling bill
Market Insight - Dairy product prices at multi-year lows
IFT 15 - Opening up to ‘translational food science’
IFT 15 - Water availability a growing concern
IFT 15 - Four earn I.F.T. Food Expo Innovation Awards
IFT 15 - The future of food: Print and eat?
IFT 15 - Highlights from the 75th annual I.F.T.
Wal-Mart thinking outside the big box
Debate over standards heating up
Health and Wellness - Debate over school nutrition standards heating up
Ingredient Innovations - Getting a grip on gluten-free growth
Ancient grains, flavors may boost gluten-free product appeal
Fermentation, supplements may aid gluten-sensitive people
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Food industry applauds House passage of SAFE Act
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index

Food Business News - July 28, 2015