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Most consumers unwilling to pay more for non-GMO, even as their concern rises
Food Navigator-USA
Consumers' concern about genetically modified food is on the rise, but most shoppers are not yet willing to pay a premium for non-GMO foods — making it difficult for manufacturers to evaluate the business case for going non-GMO, according to research by The NPD Group.
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As millennials demand better meals, Big Food shifts to keep up
The Christian Science Monitor
In general, Millennials say they care deeply about where their food comes from and how it is produced. They are more likely to seek out locally grown produce, environmentally sustainable meat and nutritionally dense superfoods. And given their numbers, corporations are starting to pay attention.
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200 scientists sign petition asking for PFCs in food packaging to be phased out
Food Production Daily
More than 200 scientists from 38 countries have signed a petition asking for PFCs in food packaging to be phased out, according to The Green Science Policy Institute.
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Research: Food grazers tend to be young — and seeking sugar
Food Navigator-USA
A whopping 80 percent of U.S. consumers snack at least once per day, with the vast majority favoring unhealthy but convenient foods, according to a new poll conducted by CivicScience.
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10 beloved foods that are getting a 'natural' makeover
Time
Diet Pepsi, Kraft Macaroni & Cheese, Nestle candies, Newcastle Brown Ale, and McDonald's chicken are among the foods whose ingredients are being tweaked to appease consumers concerned about health.
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Diet food delivery industry to expand through 2020
The Epoch Times
A ResearchandMarkets.com report from Business Wire shows the diet food delivery service niche market in the United States is set to expand substantially for the next five years.
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The silent profit killer: 77 percent of your workers are unengaged
American Frozen Food Institute
A recent Gallup poll showed that over 77 percent of manufacturing workers are disengaged in their work. This disengagement directly affects safety, quality, yield and productivity in your organization. It is critical for food companies to engage their front-line workers to drive desired behaviors.
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Russia looks set to extend import ban on Western food
Reuters
Russia looks likely to extend a ban on Western food imports beyond an Aug. 7 deadline, with a lack of incentive to lift its embargo due to the prospect of extended European sanctions.
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