Westernisation to reform packaging in Chinese retail market, Canadean In recent years, China has seen significant changes in eating habits, shopping behaviours, and lifestyle habits, as consumer behaviour...

CHOICE claims food industry making “push to hide shrinking packs” Consumer group CHOICE has claimed some food companies have “big appetites for reducing the size of products without reducing...

Aging US consumers demand functional dairy products Older US consumers are looking for dairy products with nutritional benefits, according to market research organisation Canadean. Consumers aged 55 and...

Foods labelled gluten-free in US must now meet FDA’s definition All foods labelled gluten-free in the US must now meet all requirements of the gluten-free labeling final rule published in August...

Goulburn Valley unveils new look for juice range Food manufacturer Goulburn Valley has announced the rollout of a new bottle and refreshed packaging designs for its Goulburn Valley Juice and Goulburn Valley...

Omega-3 health claims rules finalised in the US The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule prohibiting in the United States certain nutrient content claims for foods that contain...

Australian Parliament will reconsider CoOL on foods The Australian House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Industry has announced a new inquiry into country of origin food labelling....

An example of 'innovative' nut varieties The share of nuts in global snack foods launches has risen steadily in recent years as nuts have found increasing favour as convenient and nutritious snacks...

Plastic drinks closure (source: Canadean) Plastic beverage caps and closures are now more popular than metal closures, according to a new report from market research organisation Canadean. According to...

FDA proposed format nutrition labels The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including...