Food Business News - May 3, 2016 - (Page 1)

FOODBUSINESS NEWS May 3, 2016 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY Dr Pepper pivoting with the consumer PLANO, TEXAS - Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. credits partnering with such brands as Bai, Vita Coco, Bodyarmor and Fiji as a key to quickly capturing growth in emerging beverage categories. Most recently, the Plano-based company inked distribution deals with Core Hydration, a purified water beverage with electrolytes and minerals, and High Brew Coffee, a ready-to-drink cold brew coffee brand. The opportunities allow Dr Pepper Snapple to "pivot with the consumer," said Marty Ellen, chief financial officer. "We're not fighting the consumer; we're not trying to push back on the consumer and throw our money and resources as an effort to try to do that," Mr. Ellen Continued on Page 10 Clean label gains momentum Story on Page 39 Beverage makers capitalizing on dairy airy-derived ingredients are nutritious and functional components of many recently introduced "non-milk" beverages. The ingredients contribute essential nutrients, including protein, the macronutrient today's consumers cannot seem to get enough of in their daily diet. Inclusion of dairy, however, means bringing one of the eight major allergens into the beverage and requires the beverage's label to acknowledge its presence. When it comes to Continued on Page 46 D New front opens in the battle over sodium provision contained in the fiscal year 2017 Agriculture Appropriations Bill approved by the House Committee on Appropriations on April 19 invited battle on a new front with regard to federal government efforts to encourage consumers to reduce sodium intake and food manufacturers A to reduce the sodium content of products. Language in the bill would prevent the Food and Drug Administration from issuing draft guidance to industry on sodium levels in foods that was in the works. The bill also would delay the implementation of Tier 2 maximum sodium levels in school meals scheduled to take effect with the 2017-18 school year "until the latest scientific research establishes the reduction is beneficial for children." This provision was similar to that contained in the discussion draft for a bill reauthorizing the nation's child nutrition programs that will be considered by the House Committee on Education and the Workforce (see Food Business News of April 19, Page 1). Looming behind the Appropriations Committee's actions was the debate over Continued on Page 34 ®

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Food Business News - May 3, 2016
Dr Pepper pivoting with the consumer
New front opens in the battle over sodium
Beverage Business News - Beverage makers capitalizing on dairy
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Web Contents
Editorial - Vermont’s immediate impact is becoming clearer
Three meals a day still the American way
Mondelez battling weakness in biscuit market
Pinnacle picks Mondelez exec as new c.e.o.
Chipotle Mexican Grill in the midst of a slow recovery
Hormel sells Diamond Crystal Brands
Starbucks sets forth single-serve strategy
PepsiCo initiating transformational innovation agenda
McCormick acquires Australian herbs company
Costco eyes Nebraska for new poultry plant
Hershey still seeking answers to slow growth
Nestle, R&R to create world’s third largest ice cream company
Saputo details succession plan for presidency
Papa John’s removes HFCS from menu
Danone building strength in yogurt
Dannon to go non-G.M.O.
Taco Bell to limit antibiotics in chicken
Dr. Praeger’s focused on keeping brand fresh
PepsiCo appoints new global food service leader
NatureBox moves from snail mail to retail
Market Insight - The good and bad of El Nino, La Nina
Ingredient Trends - Clean label gains momentum
Food packaging and clean label
Ingredient Innovations - Red means go in color innovation
Specialty dairy ingredients used in beverages
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - I.G.C. forecasts world wheat stocks at new record in 2016-17
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - May 3, 2016