Advertising & labelling: Latest news and analysis articles
Food policy may not have been much discussed in the campaigns of either of the White House hopefuls so far, but when Hillary Clinton or Dona...
The UK government’s action plan on childhood obesity in England, launched today (18 August), has been criticised by industry bodies, health...
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US snacks maker Kind LLC has been one of the country's most successful challenger brands in recent years, with its products eating into the sales of larger, more-established competitors amid growing demand for simpler, less processed foods. Last year, the US Food and Drug Administration claimed Kind was breaching rules on content claims by putting the word 'healthy' on its bars, as the products contained higher-than-permitted levels of saturated fat, principally due to the nuts in the recipes. Kind changed its packaging but started work on challenging the FDA's decision. Earlier this month, after discussions with Kind, the FDA relented. Dean Best spoke to Kind CEO Lubetzky about the episode.
For French dairy group Danone, improving the performance of its global dairy business and transforming it to a growth platform is a priority. As part of this drive, the company has launched an international marketing campaign for its Danonino yoghurt brand. Patricia Oliva, the global marketing director for Danonino, spoke to just-food about how the brand hopes to strike a unique chord with consumers.
The US Food and Drug Administration has kicked off its bid to draw up new rules on how food companies operating in the country can use the phrase "healthy" on their labelling.
The UK's advertising standards watchdog has rebuked WhiteWave Foods-owned dairy-free brand Alpro over a promotional tweet issued by television presenter AJ Odudu.
Food companies that fall short of commitments to supporting certified sustainable palm oil (CSPO) production should be "called to account by their competitors and customers", the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) has said in a new report.
The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is backing calls for the introduction of food labels that "prove" the quality of a farm animal's life and death – to give UK farmers "a unique selling point for their meat and dairy products post-Brexit".
Bulgaria's plan to require all food sold in the country to have original packaging printed in Bulgarian - and ban retailers or importers from adding the information later - violates EU law, European retail body EuroCommerce has claimed.
This week saw more drama at the top of Brazil's JBS, with senior management replaced and then reinstated in connection with a police probe into reported allegations of fraud. Associated British Foods continued to improve margins at its grocery business – and is reportedly preparing to sell its ACH Food Companies unit, which manufactures oils under the Mazola retail brand. Meanwhile, Danone is reportedly preparing to withdraw its Dumex brand from Vietnam due to falling market share. Here are the top food sector stories from the past five days.
We hear a lot in the food industry about two interconnected trends: and social media and “foodie” culture.
As the UK starts to ponder what kind of a relationship it wants with the European Union post-Brexit, EU leaders have been lining up to warn that Britain will not be allowed to "cherry pick" deals and policies that might suit it best as a departing member of the club of EU nations.
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