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FOODBUSINESS NEWS June 28, 2016 NEWS, MARKETS AND ANALYSIS FOR THE FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRY What will Brexit mean for U.K. food and agriculture? LONDON - Questions about the timing of and mechanism for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union surged to the fore late last week in the hours after Britain's historic vote to leave. Amid great uncertainty about how the post-Brexit relationship between the U.K. and Europe would take shape, the stakes were high for the food and agricultural sectors heavily reliant on free and plentiful trade between member states. Prime Minister David Cameron, who campaigned for Britain to remain part of the E.U., announced that he would resign by October and allow his successor to Continued on Page 27 Pushing plant-based foods and beverages into the mainstream Protein on trend in R.-T.-D. beverages rotein is the most sought after nutrient by U.S. shoppers, according to the 2016 Food and Health Survey from the International Food Information Council Foundation (IFIC), Washington. An impressive 64% of Americans seek to include protein in the diet, a statistically significant increase compared to 2015. "Growing interest in protein has expanded the appeal of sports nutrition products to a wider audience that includes a variety of lifestyles and generations looking for easy, high-quality Continued on Page 69 P Story on Page 64 Obesity rate rises as sweetener use declines new study published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) showing rising obesity rates over the last decade and recent data from the Economic Research Service (E.R.S.) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture showing declining sweetener A consumption during the same period has provided fodder for the Sugar Association to question whether sugar should be the primary target in the fight against obesity. "Sugar has been targeted as Public Enemy No. 1 in the fight against obesity," the association said. "But is it really where we should be placing all the blame? Per capita consumption of added sugars has declined 15% since 1999. Not only have rates of obesity not gone down, they continue to rise as we eat less added sugars. The numbers just don't add up." The JAMA Network reported on a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that analyzed data from 2,638 men and 2,817 women in 2013-14 and compared findings with data from 21,013 participants in surveys from 2005 through Continued on Page 44 ®

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Food Business News - June 28, 2016
What will Brexit mean for U.K. food and agriculture?
Obesity rate rises as sweetener use declines
Beverage Business News - Protein on trend in R.-T.-D. beverages
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Web Contents
Editorial - Market fragmentation intensifies C.P.G., retail competition
Coca-Cola invests in organic aloe water beverage maker
Dunkin’ Donuts evolves with expansion of beverage portfolio
Philadelphia passes tax on caloric, diet beverages
Post said to be considering combining with Lamb Weston
Teasdale adds to private label portfolio with purchase of Mesa Foods
CVS to expand selection of healthier foods, will add to private label line
Monster moving beyond energy beverages with debut of Mutant, Hydro
Coca-Cola changing its soft drink strategy to focus on ‘shaping choice
McDonald’s to relocate corporate headquarters
Smucker earnings soar on coffee sales, pet food acquisition
A squeeze on pectin
Picking out pectin alternatives
Kellogg launches $100 million venture capital fund
Kellogg adds Pure Organic to Kashi portfolio
TreeHouse Foods profiles the changing private label consumer
Martha Stewart enters meal kit market with delivery subscription service
B&G Foods ready to ‘fight back’ in frozen food aisle
Washington - Audit finds F.D.A. must improve food recall process
Snack Trends - Key trends unveiled at Sweets & Snacks 2016
Crispy, convenient and gluten-free
When gluten-free orders get serious
Company profile - WhiteWave Foods eyeing $3 billion in additional U.S. plant-based foods sales
WhiteWave’s Earthbound Farm brand set to soar in fresh and frozen
Industry Images - Record attendance at 2016 Purchasing Seminar
New Food Products
Ingredient Market Trends - Post-eleventh hour compromise on G.M.O. labeling
Ingredient Markets
Supplier Innovations and News
Ad Index
Food Business in the News

Food Business News - June 28, 2016