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[email protected]: How food packaging is changing | Survey: Americans want brands to focus on food safety, affordability, nutrition

Each day at 5 p.m. we collect the five top natural news headlines of the day, making it easy for you to catch up on today's most important natural products industry news.

Survey: Public wants food producers to focus on safety and nutrition

While food marketing today tends to focus on how products are produced locally, sustainably, without genetically modified ingredients, etc., a new survey from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs finds that Americans care more about the affordability and the nutrition of their food. Read more at Food Safety News...

 

Crackdown on probiotic health claims costs billions for EU yogurt industry

The European Food Safety Authority's ban on the word probiotic will cost six member countries up to a total of $1.7 billion in lost sales, according to new Euromonitor International data. Read more at Nutritional Outlook...

Consumer trends changing the world of packaging

A growing awareness of health, wellness and environmental issues is causing consumers to be less tolerant of excessive packaging and unjustified label claims, according to a new report. Materials-wise, in beverages, PET and glass are becoming more common, and in food, more manufacturers are using flexible packaging. Read more at Bakery and Snacks...

 

Albertsons delays IPO due to 'market volatility'

The supermarket chain, which originally planned to raise as much as $1.95 billion, said it's delaying it's IPO indefinitely. Read more at CNBC...

 

Tom Brady blasts Coca-Cola as 'poison' and mocks fans of Frosted Flakes

In a recent interview, the New England Patriots quarterback called the soda "poison for kids" and said America "has been lied to by a lot of food companies over the years." Read more at Business Insider...

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