Firm predicts seven core trends will impact global new product development as manufacturers try to pique interest in new launches while keeping shoppers comfortable.
Health & Nutrition
NPD Group reports that 67 percent of moms feel they are extremely or very knowledgeable about nutrition and eating.
Food safety bills are expected to be considered by Congress in the coming weeks.
See what experts say and other brands are doing about the ongoing swine flu.
The School Beverage Guidelines Progress Report 2007-2008 showed beverage calories shipped to schools decreased by 58 percent since 2004.
Packaged Facts estimates organic and natural food and beverage sales experienced a compounded annual growth rate of 18.8 percent over the last three years.
Adults who eat eggs for breakfast lose 65 percent more weight.
Healthier eating trend contributes to obesity leveling off.
New technology from TableTop Media offers restaurants a solution for addressing menu labeling requirements.
It's well known that salt heightens flavor -- and health risks. INNOVA's new salt reduction technology responds to the growing pressure on food processors.