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Clean label: Consumers are expecting it
Food Navigator
"Clean label" has been the top theme in the food and beverage industry in the past years — and it is still growing in importance. But what exactly does "clean label" mean? This new technical paper seeks to shed light on the trend.
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Nanotechnology in the food industry
Food Science & Technology
Craig Duckham, FIFST, reviews the impact of nanotechnology on the food industry and identifies current and future application areas.
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US introduces menu calorie labeling to fight obesity
Reuters
The U.S. government will publish sweeping new rules requiring chain restaurants and large vending machine operators to disclose calorie counts on menus to make people more aware of the risks of obesity posed by fatty, sugary foods.
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Consumer spending rebounds, income rises modestly
Reuters
U.S. consumer spending rebounded in October, suggesting some resilience in the economy at the start of the fourth quarter. The Commerce Department said consumer spending increased 0.2 percent last month after being flat in September.
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Environmental groups step in on Hawaiian county's GMO moratorium
Farm Futures
Two nonprofits late last week stepped in to support a recently passed ballot initiative suspending GMO cultivation in Maui County, Hawaii, a policy currently being challenged by Monsanto and DowAgrosciences.
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Oregon GMO Measure 92 headed for recount
The Associated Press via KGW
Tallies of the last remaining ballots show an Oregon measure that would require labeling of genetically modified foods lost by only 809 votes and is headed for an automatic recount.
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Comparing America's 3 largest major diversified food companies
Seeking Alpha
The major diversified food industry is expected to outperform the S&P broader market substantially this and next quarters, and meaningfully in 2015 and beyond.
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Strategic growth: Should you retrofit or build a new facility?
Plant Engineering
While renovating an existing facility may improve production volume and speed, the facility may not meet the company's long-term needs. It's critical to weigh the pros and cons of both retrofitting and building a new facility.
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