Canada — Sodium levels remain unchanged or even slightly higher in most of the packaged food groups sold in Canada, say researchers, who are questioning the effectiveness of the current voluntary approach to reducing salt in our food supply, writes CBC News. |READ MORE
U.S. — Forbes magazine's Bruce Y. Lee investigates the current and future trends that will change the vending industry, such as fresh food vending and online retailing. |READ MORE
Chicago — The U.S. consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry registered its strongest growth in four years in 2015, with some of the biggest gains achieved by companies targeting the fast-growing market for protein-rich foods and healthy snacks, reports new research by The Boston Consulting Group and Information Resources.
Toronto — The Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has announced the finalists for the 23rd annual Canadian Grand Prix New Product Awards. The award program celebrates new products across food and non-food categories, as selected by a 37-member jury. Winners will be announced June 1 at the Toronto Congress Centre as part of STORE 2016, a large retail conference.
Newmarket, ON - Natalia Pouchkina, who stole $5.5 million from her employer Crane Payment Innovations before fleeing to Europe, will be sentenced today. The Ottawa Sun reports. |READ MORE
U.S. — With sales of healthy snack bars booming in the U.S., industry experts predict vegetables and savoury flavours could become key weapons in maintaining growth. |READ MORE
Camden, NJ — Campbell Soup Company plans to complete a transition to cans that do not use Bisphenol A (BPA) linings by the middle of 2017. The company began using cans with linings made from acrylic or polyester materials in March 2016 and will continue to introduce the new linings across its U.S. and Canadian portfolio through 2017.
California - Branding and innovation expert Claire Nuttall – who has worked with many global food and drink businesses – reveals her pick of snacking trends from the Natural Products Expo West show held in Anaheim this month. |READ MORE
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