KRAVE Jerky general manager: We could be a $500m brand

KRAVE Jerky general manager: We could be a 0m brand

KRAVE – the upmarket jerky brand that helped to spearhead a renaissance at the premium end of the meat snacking category – could be a $500m brand “very quickly”, claims new chief executive Shane Chambers, who took the helm following the departure of founder Jon Sebastiani in January.


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Larger serving sizes on food packs could reduce intake & fight obesity

Larger serving sizes on food packs could reduce intake & fight obesity

Larger serving sizes on a food’s packaging encourage people to eat less, US researchers have found, as consumer groups in Europe put pressure on policymakers to help food manufacturers set realistic portion sizes.


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The rise of the 'invisible ethical': Why consumers want sustainability throughout the supply chain

The rise of the ‘invisible ethical': Why consumers want sustainability throughout the supply chain

From non-GMO glycerine-based solvents to sustainably sourced hydrocolloids, more and more companies are seeking ethical certification for ‘invisible’ ingredients – but what’s fuelling this demand when consumers probably don’t even notice?


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Usual suspects: Confectionery may be next victim of national sugar taxes

Usual suspects: Confectionery may be next victim of national sugar taxes

Confectionery could be the next target for national sugar taxes after the UK’s levy on sugared soft drinks, but the industry still has time to act to thwart levies, writes ConfectioneryNews editor Oliver Nieburg.


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General Mills and Mars to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Vermont deadline looms: 'We can’t label our products for only one state'

General Mills and Mars to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Vermont deadline looms: ‘We can’t label our products for only one state’

It was prompted by pragmatism, rather than an ideological shift, but General Mills and Mars have resolved to roll out GMO labeling nationwide as Congress has proved unable to hammer out a federal solution that all stakeholders can get behind before new labeling laws take effect in the state of Vermont in July.


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