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IBM’s Blockchain Program Seeks To Eliminate Food Fraud By Partnering With Producers And Retailers

August 11, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Announced in August 2017, IBM’s Food Trust is a blockchain-enabled cloud-based system designed to help retailers determine the sources of food contamination. Counting 10 food producers and retailers, including Dole, Driscoll’s, and Kroger, among its partners, the system uses blockchain to link the members using a “transparent, permanent and shared record” of the “most urgent areas” in the global food supply chain. At present, the IBM Food Trust system accounts for more than 350,000 food data transactions, covering dozens of food products, such as vegetables, meats, and spices. [Image Credit: © Fancycrave.com from Pexels.com]


Rachel Wolfson, "Understanding How IBM And Others Use Blockchain Technology To Track Global Food Supply Chain", Forbes.com, August 11, 2018, © Forbes Media LLC
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Coca-Cola India Invests In Apple Cultivation For Its Fruit-Based Beverages

August 3, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Coca-Cola India is partnering with an Indo-Dutch agribusiness to expand apple cultivation – via 110 orchards – in the northern hilly state Uttarakhand to locally source pulp for its fruit-based drinks. Project Unnati Apple was created as a catalyst to help India achieve self-sufficiency in apple production. The country ranks second in terms of area under apple cultivation, yet it imports the fruit and its concentrate as the average productivity per hectare is low. Coca-Cola has been investing in fruit-based beverages as consumers worldwide switch to more healthful beverages. In India the company agreed to nearly $2 billion to source fruits locally while diversifying its portfolio. Researcher Euromonitor expects sales of sodas in India grow at 3.4 percent by 2022, half the pace of the previous five years.
Sharleen Dsouza, "Coca-Cola Turns Apple Grower In Push Beyond Sugary Sodas", BloombergQuint, August 03, 2018, © BloombergQuint
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Wahaha To Introduce Functional Probiotic Beverages For Women, Children, Elderly

August 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
China’s Hangzhou Wahaha Group is targeting women, children, and the elderly with three new functional probiotic beverages packaged in sachets. The products contain several probiotic strains, including several Lactobacillus and bifidobacterium strains. The children’s and women’s products contain five types of probiotics and three types of prebiotics (fiber). The product for the elderly claims to help to reduce blood sugar level and promote the absorption of calcium, while the product for women is said to aid detoxification. China accounts for almost half of all probiotic sales in the Asia Pacific region, at $8.3 billion. The Asia Pacific probiotics market is forecast to grow by a CAGR of 8.3 percent over the next seven years, but China will continue to track higher than the average.
Tingmin Koe , "China beverage firm Wahaha to launch new probiotic range as it ramps up health focus ", Nutra-Ingredients, August 02, 2018, © William Reed Business Media Ltd
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New Marketing Chief Takes Over At Nestlé Waters NA

July 31, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Nestlé Waters NA marketing head Antonio Sciuto, credited with transforming the company’s digital strategy, has resigned and will be replaced by Yumi Clevenger-Lee. The change in leadership comes in the midst of a mushrooming sparkling water marketing war among Nestlé, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and smaller marketers such as La Croix. Nestlé is the market leader, after private label brands, commanding a 13.3 percent share in the U.S. Private labels have 31.2 percent of the market. PepsiCo and Coca-Cola have 3.3 percent and 4.5 percent, respectively, but have been spending heavily on marketing and have been gaining. Nestlé's share fell by 1.3 points in the year-to-date period through mid-June. Clevenger-Lee had been marketing director for the Latin American division of Cereal Partners Worldwide, a joint venture between Nestlé and General Mills.
E.J. Schultz, "Nestle Waters taps new CMO amid sparkling water ad war", Advertising Age, July 31, 2018, © Crain Communications
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Danone Launches Organic Fruit Juices In Spain

July 26, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
With demand for organic products in Spain growing by double digits, Danone has launched an organic fruit drink line there that contains no artificial ingredients, and was made using fruits grown without pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. Danone’s Font Vella Organic brand is made with mineral water, fruit juice and a range of natural ingredients, and is available in orangeade with oregano and lemonade with basil from Spanish retailers in 40 cl bottles, with a suggested retail price of $1.69 a bottle.
Martin White, "Danone’s Font Vella releases new organic drink line in Spain", Foodbev.com, July 26, 2018
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Coca-Cola Profit Soars 64 Percent In Quarter; Plans Tariff-Induced Price Hikes

July 25, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Coca-Cola reported a second quarter profit of $2.3 billion – a 64 percent increase from a year ago – on an organic revenue increase of five percent (excluding currency swings, acquisitions and divestitures), helped by growth in sales of concentrates and higher prices for products. Overall sales slid eight percent from last year to $8.9 billion, thanks to divestiture of bottling operations. The company said it is raising prices on carbonated drinks in North America in response to rising freight rates and metal prices – “some broad-based push on input costs,” said CEO James Quincey – spurred by tariffs on Chinese imports. Drink volumes rose two percent, driven by double-digit growth in Coca-Cola-branded products. Volumes were up two percent in carbonated soft drinks and four percent for water, enhanced water and sports drinks.
Jennifer Maloney, "Coke Raising U.S. Soda Prices, Citing Tariffs", Wall Street Journal , July 25, 2018, © Dow Jones & Company, Inc
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Students Turn Food Processing Waste Into Profit Center

July 25, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Danish technology students who were asked to find a sustainable process to recycle carrot peels and pulp have come up with a way to turn to it into flour. Vegetable supplier Greens Wholesale generates 100 tons of biological waste every month as it produces fresh juices and produce. Much of the waste is converted to biogas or fertilizer, but the company wanted to optimize its production process to reduce costs and perhaps turn a profit. Turning carrot waste into flour was the winning idea: it can replace up to half of the wheat flour in a recipe. The company and the Technical University of Denmark students hope to commercialize the idea within a year. [Image Credit: © Cokolatetnica | Pixabay]
Miriam Meister, "Technical University Of Denmark: Out-of-the-box thinking transforms carrot peel into carrot flour", Technical University of Denmark , July 25, 2018, © Technical University of Denmark
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U.K. Start-Up Recognized For Low-Carb Bread Dough

July 24, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

A British food technology start-up that invented a low-carb bread alternative was recently certified as “reduced carb” by Sugarwise, an international certification authority for sugar claims on food and drink. Manchester-based Lo-Dough was awarded the certification because its products have no more than 10 percent of calories coming from free sugars, and no more than five grams of free sugars per 100 grams. Lo-Dough has recipes for low-carb pizzas, pies, desserts and pastries. [Image Credit: © Sugarwise]

"Food Tech Startup Lo-Dough Becomes First Ever Reduced Carb Certified Company With Sugarwise", PR Newswire , July 24, 2018, © PR Newswire Association LLC
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Restaurant Bases Expansion Plans On Success Of Its “Doughboys”

July 23, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Saratoga Springs (N.Y.) restaurant Esperanto has signed wholesale distribution deals to bring its popular “doughboy” cheese-and-chicken-stuffed pockets to convenience stores, entertainment venues, and college campuses. The restaurant says it already sells hundreds of thousands of doughboys a year and is planning to acquire more space so it can ramp up production to more than a million. Expansion began when convenience store chain Stewart’s Shops started carrying the product in 12 of its stores. Doughboys contain sautéed diced chicken breast, cheeses, and scallions baked in pizza dough. Gluten-free and vegetarian versions are available as well. Says owner William Pouch: “People are going nuts over the product." [Image Credit: © Esperanto Restaurant]

Chelsea Diana, "Esperanto owners opening commercial bakery to bring its infamous doughboys to bigger market", Albany Business Review, July 23, 2018, © American City Business Journals
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British Company To Open Waste Food Catering Business

July 23, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

A British non-profit company is planning to use unused food to offer catering and meal services to people, businesses and organizations, beginning in September. Real Junk Food Manchester’s program will focus on commercial outside catering services such as buffets and hot meals. The venture will be housed in a large commercial kitchen in partnership with a local social housing provider and will collaborate with local charity and public-sector groups to supply meals to vulnerable people across the city. RJFM opened its first waste food pay-as-you-feel restaurant concept last year as a short-term pop-up concept and doubled in size. [Image Credit: © Real Junk Food Manchester]

"British firm Real Junk Food Manchester to open waste food catering business", MarketLine NewsWire , July 23, 2018, © Verdict Media Limited
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Tomatoes With Longer Shelf Life Will Soon Reach Market

July 20, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, tomato food waste costs American households $2.3 billion annually. But California-based food technology company Arcadia Biosciences and hybrid seed developer Shriram Bioseed may have come up with a solution. They announced development of extended shelf life (ESL) tomatoes with improved yield and fruit quality. The new hybrids are in the pre-commercial, wide-area field testing stage with anticipated launch in 2019. Arcadia used a non-GM advanced screening and breeding technique called TILLING to screen genetic variations that allow tomatoes to fully ripen on the vine yet remain durable enough to survive the packing and shipping process. [Image Credit: © The Photographer | Wikimedia Commons]

"Arcadia Biosciences and Shriram Bioseed Reach Milestone in Developing Extended Shelf Life Tomatoes", Plus Company Updates (PCU), July 20, 2018, © Arcadia Biosciences
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Food Freshness Card Honored As Best New Food Safety Solution

July 16, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
The Food Freshness Card developed by Natures Natural Solutions was recently named the Best New Safety Solution by United Fresh. The card is laboratory and commercially tested to keep food fresher longer, according to the company, whose mission is to address the global problem of food waste and spoilage, “inside and outside of a refrigerator.” The Food Freshness Card combines specific frequencies, elements and customized programs and encodes information on a substrate enabling it to extend shelf life. It can prolong freshness at any point in the food chain: from the farm to packaging, pallet, container, distributor and retailer. The company says supermarkets that use the card average an instant 20 percent decrease in shrink/spoilage and prevent more than $3,000 a month per store in waste. [Image Credit: © FoodFreshnessCard.com]
"The Food Freshness Card; The Newest Technology in the Food Industry Wins the 2018 United Fresh Innovation Award for Best New Safety Solution", PR Newswire, July 16, 2018, © PR Newswire Association LLC
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Danone Introduces Fermented Milks, Yogurts Inspired By International Recipes

July 16, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Danone has launched a range of fermented milks and yogurts in the U.K. that it says are “inspired by authentic recipes” from around the world. The two fermented milks (250 g, $1.95) in the Danone of the World lineup include an Indian-style Lassi drink and a Turkish-inspired Ayran drink. Among the yogurts are a Greek-style Straggisto yogurt (140 g, $1.30), a fat-free, high protein Icelandic-inspired Skyr yogurt (140g, RRP $1.30), and a Lebanese-style Laban yogurt, (250g, $1.95). A Danone spokesperson said the new products represent “a real market growth opportunity for retailers.”
Andrew Sykes , "The Danone of the World yogurts launched", Retail Times, July 16, 2018, © RetailTimes.co.U.K.
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Indiana Bakery Chain Debuts Vegetable Breads

July 15, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Saratoga Springs (N.Y.) restaurant Esperanto has signed wholesale distribution deals to bring its popular “doughboy” cheese-and-chicken-stuffed pockets to convenience stores, entertainment venues, and college campuses. The restaurant says it already sells hundreds of thousands of doughboys a year and is planning to acquire more space so it can ramp up production to more than a million. Expansion began when convenience store chain Stewart’s Shops started carrying the product in 12 of its stores. Doughboys contain sautéed diced chicken breast, cheeses, and scallions baked in pizza dough. Gluten-free and vegetarian versions are available as well. Says owner William Pouch: “People are going nuts over the product." [Image Credit: © Esperanto Restaurant]

Sherry Slater, "Bread gaining vegetables Aunt Millie's new brands appeal to diet-conscious", Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, July 15, 2018, © www.journalgazette.net
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Morrisons Rewards Shoppers For Returning Plastic Bottles

July 13, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Supermarket company Morrisons has started a deposit return schemes by placing vending machines for plastic bottles at its stores in North Yorkshire and Scotland. Part of the company’s efforts to promote recycling of plastics, the program will reward shoppers for every plastic bottle they return with coupon for 100 Morrisons More points or let customers donate 10p to charity organization CLIC Sargent, which helps children and young people who have cancer. [Image Credit: © Monica Volpin @ Pixabay.com]

Michael Holder, "Morrisons trials plastic bottle return machines with offer of reward points or charity donation", Business Green, July 13, 2018, © Incisive Business Media (IP) Limited
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Technological Advances Disrupt Meat Industry, Prompt Industry Leaders To Adapt

July 12, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Digital disruption, the process by which technological changes are forcing businesses worldwide to re-invent their operations and products, is also affecting the meat industry. Recent steps taken by industry leaders Cargill and Tyson Foods, Inc., are providing a clear insight on how digital innovations are upending the market. For example, Cargill has disposed of its 153-year-old business model to become a “modern, flexible, integrated food company.” For its part, Tyson launched its Tyson Ventures investment arm, which has invested in laboratory-grown meat startups Beyond Meat and Memphis Meats. Also, technology is transforming the industry’s supply chain into a “shortened, more transparent, completely disrupted” model. [Image Credit: © PDPhotos from Pixabay.com]


Greg Henderson, "Digital Disruption: Technology is Transforming the Meat Business", Drovers.com, July 12, 2018, © Farm Journal, Inc.
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Today’s Energy Drinks Contain Exotic Energizing Ingredients

July 12, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
According to a recent food and health survey, energy is one of the three main health benefits consumers desire. A major trend in the beverage industry is drinks that provide energy from sources of caffeine, vitamins, and an array of natural energizers. Campbell Soups V8 +Energy, for example, combines fruit and vegetable juices with green tea (with 80 mg of caffeine) and B vitamins, delivering wakefulness rather than a wired feeling. Synapse optimizes brain function using “nootropics:” vitamins, minerals, herbs, and organic compounds that enhance cognition without negative side effects. The key ingredient in Synapse is acetylcholine, a molecule used by the brain for maintaining attention and focus. Among other innovative ingredients in the new generation of energy drinks are: caffeine from brewed coffee and green tea; coffee fruit; guarana extract; guayusa extract; caffeine-free Korean ginseng; and coenzyme Q10.
Donna Berry, "Alternative forms of energy beverages", Food Business News, July 12, 2018, © Sosland Publishing Company
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Leading Brands Employ Blockchain To Get Most Value From Online Advertising

July 12, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Leading brands, including Anheuser-Busch InBev, AT&T Inc., and Kellogg Co., are adopting blockchain technology to ensure that their online advertising is viewed by real people and not by computer-generated bots. Also, these major brands seek to use the technology to determine how much of their ad spending goes to middlemen. Designed as a “secure digital database” that can host a “record book” of transactions, blockchain lets business partners to maintain a record of their dealings and transactions. These data cannot be edited. [Image Credit: © Mediamodifier from Pixabay.com]


Lara O’Reilly, "Big Advertisers Embrace Blockchain to Root Out Digital Spending Waste", Wall Street Journal, July 12, 2018, © Dow Jones & Company Inc
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Companies, Cities Announce Anti-Plastic Straws Plans And Policies

July 11, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Several companies have announced their plans to stop using plastic straws, while a number of towns and cities have revealed proposals to ban single-use plastics and fine firms and organizations that will not comply. Starbucks said it plans to remove all plastic straws from its stores by 2020 and replace them with recyclable plastic lids for cold beverages. Starting September 1, 2018, plastic straws would only be available by request at its hotels, Hyatt said. For its part, Hilton Hotels said it plans to remove plastic straws from 650 locations in 2018. [Image Credit: ©Bilderjet @Pixabay.com]

Erin Corbett , "These 8 Companies Are Ditching Plastic Straws. Here’s How They Are Replacing Them", Fortune.com, July 11, 2018, © Time Inc.
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Specialty Breads Eyes 50-Percent Cut In Plastics Use By 2020

July 10, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Specialty Breads, a company that supplies frozen bread and dough to restaurants, hotels, pubs, cafés and caterers, has announced its plan to reduce by 50 percent its use of single-use plastics by 2020. Also, the company said it aims to use recyclable or recycled packaging, use solar cooling to enhance efficiency of refrigerators, provide sales staff with low emission or hybrid cars, and achieve zero-landfill status for its bakery operations. [Image Credit: © sofisorgin @ Pixabay.com]

Vince Bamford, "Speciality Breads aiming to halve single-use plastics", Bakery Info UK, July 10, 2018, © William Reed Business Media Ltd
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Coca-Cola Introduces Functional Probiotic Soft Drink To Japanese Market

July 10, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Coca-Cola Japan has introduced its third product in the “Fanta Double Plus” line of functional soft drinks that contain "vitamins and seasonal ingredients". Limited edition Fanta Yogurtropical, containing vitamin B and “lactic acid bacteria” debuted in July at $1.26 per 16-ounce bottle, and 49 calories per 3.4-ounce serving. The range also includes Fanta Pineapple GABA, containing gamma-aminobutyric acid and vitamin B.

"Coca-Cola Japan's Fanta Yogurtropical - Product Launch", just-drinks.com, July 10, 2018, © just-drinks.com
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Starbucks Says Goodbye To Plastic Straws, Says Hello To Earth-Friendly Lids

July 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Coffeeshop chain Starbucks has announced plans to stop using plastic straws at its more than 28,000 locations worldwide by 2020. Part of the company’s efforts to reduce waste and protect the environment, the move will also see Starbucks replacing plastic straws with the recyclable lid developed by Emily Alexander, an engineer at the chain’s Global Research and Development. At present, the recyclable lids are used for some drinks, including Draft Nitro and Cold Foam in more than 8,000 locations in the US and Canada. These lids will be used for all iced drinks, the company said, except Frappuccino, which will have a straw made from paper or compostable plastic made from fermented plant starch or other environment-friendly material. [Image Credit: © Manfred Richter @ Pixabay.com]

Bonnie Rochman , "Straws are out, lids are in: Starbucks announces environmental milestone", Starbucks Newsroom, July 09, 2018, © Starbucks Corporation
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Company’s Advanced Monitoring Technology Ensures Food Freshness

July 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
California-based Zest Labs, a specialist in food monitoring technologies, is marketing its Zest Fresh solution using analytics and data to determine the remaining freshness of transported food and to enable proactive decision-making throughout the supply chain. Zest Fresh reduces or eliminate waste at its source by harnessing the right data at the right time – in the field at harvest, for example, in the case of fresh produce. The technology uses a “freshness metric" dubbed the Zest Intelligent Pallet Routing (ZIPR) Code to provide growers, shippers and retailers with the actual remaining shelf life of food products, including meat, poultry, and fish. This enables intelligent routing that ensures each pallet meets the retailer’s freshness requirements. [Image Credit: © Zest Labs]
"Zest Labs Seeks to Prevent Food Waste at Harvest Level by Using IoT Technology", waste360.com, July 09, 2018, © Informa USA, Inc.
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Mock-Meats Maker Says Its Products Are Strictly Clean Label

July 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Ashville, N.C.-based start-up No Evil Foods hopes to differentiate itself from makers of “mock-meats” that use highly-processed ingredients and protein isolates. The company has applied clean label principles to the production of plant-based meat products that are small batch and sustainable. Instead of isolated proteins, the company uses a chickpea and European wheat flour base that is texturized and seasoned to make four products. The portfolio includes Comrade Cluck vegan chicken, a chorizo sausage, an Italian sausage that comes in links, and smoked pulled pork barbeque. The mock-meats are very low fat – they contain no added fats or oils – are cholesterol free, and protein-rich. [Image Credit: © No Evil Foods]

"No Evil Foods' mock meats marry plant-based and clean-label trends", FoodNavigator-USA.com, July 09, 2018, © William Reed Business Media Ltd
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Company’s Advanced Monitoring Technology Ensures Food Freshness

July 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
California-based Zest Labs, a specialist in food monitoring technologies, is marketing its Zest Fresh solution using analytics and data to determine the remaining freshness of transported food and to enable proactive decision-making throughout the supply chain. Zest Fresh reduces or eliminate waste at its source by harnessing the right data at the right time – in the field at harvest, for example, in the case of fresh produce. The technology uses a “freshness metric" dubbed the Zest Intelligent Pallet Routing (ZIPR) Code to provide growers, shippers and retailers with the actual remaining shelf life of food products, including meat, poultry, and fish. This enables intelligent routing that ensures each pallet meets the retailer’s freshness requirements. [Image Credit: © Zest Labs]
"Zest Labs Seeks to Prevent Food Waste at Harvest Level by Using IoT Technology", waste360.com, July 09, 2018, © Informa USA, Inc.
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US Foods Reformulates Product Lines With Clean Label In Mind

July 9, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Foodservice distributor US Foods Holding Corp. has reformulated its entire line of Metro Deli, Rykoff Sexton, Chef's Line, and Stock Yards Exclusive Brand products to create “clean label” profiles for its restaurant and foodservice customers. The move, a part of its “Unpronounceable List” initiative, was designed to offer products with simple recognizable ingredients by avoiding, removing or replacing more than 80 listed ingredients from 1,000 Exclusive Brand products. These ingredients include artificial flavors, artificial (FD&C) colors, high-fructose corn syrup, disodium guanylate, sodium benzoate, and monosodium glutamate. According to the company’s data, 46 percent of Millennials would be more likely to buy a product with no artificial ingredients. [Image Credit: © US Foods]

"US Foods Introduces Clean Labels Across Four of the Company's Exclusive Brands; More than 1,000 Products Now Include Simple, More Recognizable Ingredients", Business Wire, July 09, 2018, © Business Wire, Inc
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India’s Kerala State Taps Blockchain, IoT To Upgrade Food Supply Chain

July 8, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

In India, the state of Kerala is planning to use a combination of blockchain technology and the Internet of Things to improve its food supply, including milk, vegetable, and fish. Being implemented through the state’s Kerala Development and Innovation Strategic Council, the program aims to use separate ID tags for each food shipment to keep track of food products across the supply chain. To ensure fast and reliable delivery and prevent food waste, each part of the supply chain will include radio frequency identification or RFID tags integrated with mobile apps. [Image Credit: © Igor Ovsyannykov from Pixabay.com]


Toshendra Kumar Sharma , "Kerala to use Blockchain Technology for Food Supply", Blockchain Council, July 08, 2018, © Blockchain Council
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Expenditures On Food Waste Reduction Significantly Reduce Operating Costs

July 6, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
The Champions 12.3 organization has determined that every dollar food service operators spend on programs to curb food waste results in a six-dollar reduction in operating costs. Researchers looked at financial cost and benefit data for 86 sites – including hospitals, schools, sports arenas, and similar facilities – in six countries and found that within one year, the sites had reduced food waste by 36 percent on average, and 64 percent had recouped their investment. The food service operators involved in the study invested in various food waste reduction programs, including purchasing smart scales or similar technology to measure their food waste, training staff in measurement and techniques to reduce waste, and redesigning menus. Seventy-nine percent of sites were able to keep their total investment in food waste reduction below $10,000. [Image Credit: © Wikipedia]
Mike Buzalka, "Report: $1 investment on food waste reduction saves $6", Food Management (Penton), July 06, 2018, © Informa business
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Expenditures On Food Waste Reduction Significantly Reduce Operating Costs

July 6, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
The Champions 12.3 organization has determined that every dollar food service operators spend on programs to curb food waste results in a six-dollar reduction in operating costs. Researchers looked at financial cost and benefit data for 86 sites – including hospitals, schools, sports arenas, and similar facilities – in six countries and found that within one year, the sites had reduced food waste by 36 percent on average, and 64 percent had recouped their investment. The food service operators involved in the study invested in various food waste reduction programs, including purchasing smart scales or similar technology to measure their food waste, training staff in measurement and techniques to reduce waste, and redesigning menus. Seventy-nine percent of sites were able to keep their total investment in food waste reduction below $10,000. [Image Credit: © Wikipedia]
Mike Buzalka, "Report: $1 investment on food waste reduction saves $6", Food Management (Penton), July 06, 2018, © Informa business
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Sales Growth Of Natural, Organic Foods Outpaces Industry

July 6, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

The SPINS data service for the organic products industry finds that natural food and beverage sales growth is outpacing growth for conventional foods nationally. Some of the differences in sales growth are “striking,” the company said. For the year ending May 20, sales growth was nine percent, compared to 0.6 percent for the food industry overall. In the Mid-South, overall food product growth was only 1.7 percent, but nine percent for natural food and beverages. Market penetration of natural foods and beverages varies by region: 13.1 percent of the market in California, but only 5.5 percent in the four-state South Central region (Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Arkansas). SPINS said the fast-rising consumer demand is prompting major conventional grocery chains to “raise their good food game,” and is putting pressure on other competitors. [Image Credit: © Whole Foods Market]

"Every U.S. region seeing serious growth in natural food and beverage sales", NewHope, July 06, 2018, © Informa USA, Inc.
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GacLife Functional Water Based On Southeast Asian Fruit Debuts Soon In U.S. Fitness Market

July 5, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
California start-up GacLife next month will introduce its eponymous functional still and sparkling water infused with  Southeast Asian gac, an orange fruit rich in the antioxidant beta-carotene and lycopene. The “rare superfruit” was created by entrepreneur Yin Zou as “a response to severe skin irritants and eye troubles we experience daily due to digital burnout.” The product is available in 12-oz bottles, each containing 20 milligrams of carotenoids, “the equivalent of one head of cabbage, five large tomatoes, 15 large carrots and 30 bunches of spinach.” The drink has 15 calories per bottle, no added or artificial sugars, and is available in lemon, pineapple, peach, sparkling mango, sparkling lemon, and sparkling passion fruit flavors.
Beth Newhart, "Rare Asian ‘superfruit’ shines in new line of functional, flavored water", Beverage Daily, July 05, 2018, © William Reed Business Media Ltd
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Israeli Firm Develops Flavor Agent To Replace MSG

July 5, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Israeli food company Salt of the Earth has replaced flavoring ingredient monosodium glutamate (MSG) in its ranch dressing with an all-natural sodium-reduction ingredient based on vegetable extracts and sea salt. Mediterranean Umami was tested in many ranch dressing formulations. The tests resulted in a compound that maintained the true flavor of Ranch dressing, but with 30 percent less sodium, and no MSG or yeast extracts. According to the company, MSG leads to “Chinese restaurant syndrome,” a group of symptoms now known as MSG Symptom Complex. They can include headache, skin flushing, and sweating. Mediterranean Umami does not trigger side-effects and is a clean-label product evoking no negative consumer health reactions, the company says. [Image Credit: © Salt of the Earth]

"Healthier Savory Dishes With All-natural Mediterranean Umami; Replacing MSG in Ranch Dressing--Naturally", PR Newswire, July 05, 2018, © PR Newswire Association LLC
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Coca-Cola Readies Seed-Based Breakfast Drink For Belgian Consumers

July 4, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
A Belgian newspaper reports that Coca-Cola has developed a plant-based, lactose-free breakfast drink at a lab in Brussels. AdeZ is a reworking of the brand name Ades – short for Alimentos de Semilla (“foods based on seeds”) – a popular South American line acquired last year. The product being developed for the Belgian market comprises six flavors formulated with seeds, nuts, and fruit. It will debut in August.
Alan Hope, "Coke lab in Anderlecht working on breakfast soft drink", The Brussels Times, July 04, 2018, © The Brussels Times
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SMC Nutrition Uses Blockchain Service To Offer Supply Chain Transparency And Prevent Food Fraud

July 4, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Singapore-based food company SMC Nutrition is using a distributed ledger, which is hosted on a blockchain-based service developed by security services provider Certis Group. Designed to provide business partners and consumers access to information about the company’s supply chain, the system lets consumers see the information by scanning QR codes found on the food company’s products. According to Fuji Foo, VP for business digitization, the system is fraud-proof because only suppliers and distributors are granted control and access to the information. [Image Credit: © alohamalakhov  from Pixabay.com]

Kimberly Chua, "Singapore company turns to blockchain to improve food security", Computer Weekly, July 04, 2018, © TechTarget
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Donut Monster Entrepreneur Puts Experience As A Chef To Work

July 3, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

An alumnus chef from Milwaukee’s Ardent restaurant has built a business by building a better doughnut to please his – at the time – eight-months pregnant wife. Former chef de cuisine at Ardent, Jackie Lee Woods applies his knowledge, experience and good taste to his doughnut business, dubbed Donut Monster. Woods looks for ingredients (many of them organic) that meet his standards, then tests and retests recipes. The business sells three basic styles of doughnut: old-fashioned, cake, and yeast, with a richer brioche-like dough. The rest of the product line is built on those basics. Current flavors include cherry cheesecake, lemon-butter glaze, and peanut butter and jelly with a Concord grape glaze and peanut butter buttercream filling. [Image Credit: ©Donut Monster (Milwaukee)]

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Coffee Company Uses Blockchain Technology To Return Some Of The Purchase Price To Farmers

July 3, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
According to fledgling coffee brand Token, the majority of the world’s 25 million smallholder coffee farmers have a tough time covering the cost of production, let alone accounting for social and environmental costs. Token hopes to remedy that problem by using blockchain (distributed ledger) technology to connect coffee drinkers in the West with the communities that produce the coffee. Each package of Token coffee contains a token worth $0.59 – an amount the company says it is willing to spend on marketing. Buyers can take the money to blockchain-based platform KrypC Technologies to use as a discount on coffee, or as an investment in Token or the farmers that produce their coffee. The Token initiative is a partnership with the FairChain Foundation and the FairChain roaster Moyee Coffee.
"Blockchain coffee: Token builds a “community-owned” coffee brand", Food Ingredients 1st, July 03, 2018, © CNS Media BV
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Olam’s Technology Empowers Farmers, Gives Them Real-Time Access To Information

July 3, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Commodities company Olam’s Olam Farmer Information System is helping farmers innovate and increase their production. For example, Olam’s technology puts farmers, such as Ghana cocoa farmer Muhammed Adams, in touch with agricultural experts. From them, Adams learned that he did not have to use pesticides when he had an outbreak of disease. To make customized recommendations to farmers, the OFIS app gathers farm data and uses algorithms. Also, Olam apps let farmers monitor products when leaving the farm and enable them to check product prices and trade online. [Image Credit: © David Greenwood-Haigh from Pixabay.com]


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Pizza Chain Debuts Cheese-Stuffed “Dough Knots”

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

National pizza chain Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza has introduced what it calls a “modern twist on traditional breadsticks.” Dough Knots are made-to-order and hand-stretched, filled with mozzarella, garlic, and pesto, baked and served with a red sauce. Available at the chain’s 270 locations in the U.S. and Canada, Dough Knots are offered in orders of two or four. They can also be purchased at $1.95 for 2 and $2.95 for 4. To promote the new item, the company is giving away more than two million Dough Knots. Customers enrolled in Blaze's loyalty mobile app or email programs will receive two free Dough Knots with the purchase of any pizza. [Image Credit: ©Blaze Pizza LLC]

"Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Launches House-made Dough Knots", GlobeNewswire , July 02, 2018, © GlobeNewswire, Inc.
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College Friends Create Winning Recipe For Low-Sugar, High-Protein Doughnut

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Doughnut-loving alumni of the University of Texas have launched a company whose mission is to market a delicious but low-sugar, gluten-free, keto-friendly, and protein-rich doughnut. Elite Sweets’ founders were either studying sports management or playing football, and all shared a passion for doughnuts – healthful ones if possible – and a dream of entrepreneurship. They developed the basic recipe in 2017, and since then have come up with four flavors that are sold online and in several Austin shops. All of their offerings are low in sugar: the cinnamon sugar version, said to be the most popular, contains two grams of sugar and 17 grams of protein. [Image Credit: ©Elite Sweets]

Meara Isenberg, "Alumni launch protein-packed donut company", The Daily Texan: University of Texas - Austin, July 02, 2018, © Texas Student Media
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Chipotle Looks At Technology To Revive Sales Hammered By Outbreak

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Chipotle is using technology to recover from a sales slump caused by an E. coli outbreak. One of the restaurant chain’s locations in New York City has functioned as a test site for many of the innovations Chipotle has implemented. According to the company, one of the biggest changes involved the company’s mobile ordering. Previously, customers have complained that its mobile ordering was confusing and came with wait times that could be as long as 45 minutes. Chipotle is using bold signs to help lead customers to mobile pick-up shelves and has reduced wait time to 12 minutes. Mobile orders account for 8.8 percent of sales, an increase of 40 percent from 2016 to 2017. [Image Credit: © samuelfernandezrivera from Pixabay.com]


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FSA Tests Blockchain As Regulatory Tool, Completes Pilot In Slaughterhouse

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

UK’s Food Standard Agency has completed a trial program involving the use of blockchain technology as a regulatory tool in a cattle slaughterhouse. Aimed at improving transparency in the food supply chain, the pilot allowed both FSA staff and the slaughterhouse to access data. According to the FSA, the agency will implement the same program in other food production plants. [Image Credit: © Jose Antonio Alba from Pixabay.com]


Ana Alexandre, "UK Food Standard Agency Completes Blockchain Pilot for Food Supply Chain", Cointelegraph, July 02, 2018, © Cointelegraph
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Half Of Americans Worry About Health Impact Of GMO Ingredients

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Research from the International Food Information Council shows that labels proposed by the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service to disclose “bioengineered” (BE) foods “dramatically increase a wide variety of consumer concerns.” The IFIC Foundation tested reactions to the three BE labeling symbols and two variations of text disclosures. Consumers were shown bottles of canola oil without any BE logo or text, with symbols (like a “plant”), with a symbol plus “bioengineered” in text, and with a symbol plus “may be bioengineered” in text. Half of the consumers had “human health concerns” when shown the BE “plant” symbol. The number rose to 51 percent when text was added to indicate that the product was “bioengineered,” and to 57 percent when “may be bioengineered” was added to the “plant” symbol. [Image Credit: © IFIC]

"Survey: Nearly Half of U.S. Consumers Avoid GMO Foods; Large Majority Primarily Concerned About Human Health Impact ", Food Insight, July 02, 2018, © International Food Information Council
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PCC Community Markets Says To Remove Plastics From Delis by 2022

July 2, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Food co-op PCC Community Markets has promised to stop using plastics in its delis by 2022. At present, the company uses more than 5 million plastic packaging containers every year. According to PCC, it plans to replace plastic packaging with biodegradable compostable containers. In 2015, the company replaced plastic straws and utensils with compostable alternatives. [Image Credit: © sofisorgin @ Pixabay.com]

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Company Expands Production Facilities As Demand For Plant-Based Meats Soars

July 1, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Responding to what it calls “surging demand for its meat-free burgers,” California’s Beyond Meat, which produces Beyond Burger and Beyond Sausage, is opening a second factory in Columbia, Mo., that will add 250 jobs to its operations in the state. The new plant will expand production capacity from 30,000 sq. ft. to 100,000. Beyond Burger, launched in 2016, is made entirely from plants without GMOs, soy, or gluten. The Beyond Sausage line was launched late in 2017. The company has customers in Europe, Canada, Australia, Mexico, Chile, Israel, UAE, South Korea, Taiwan, and South Africa.  [Image Credit: © Beyond Meat]

"Beyond Meat opens second factory, creates 250 jobs, as demand for meat-free burgers soars", just-food global news, July 01, 2018, © just-food.com
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Blockchain’s Innovative Features Whet Restaurants’ Appetite For Safety And Openness

July 1, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Restaurant companies are trying blockchain applications to manage their various operations, including customer loyalty programs and supply chains. For example, Chanticleer Holdings uses blockchain, which is a digital, peer-to-peer technology designed to store encrypted data and protect it from fraud, to manage its loyalty program. With blockchain, the company is letting customers earn points and rewards across its restaurant brands. Closely linked to the cryptocurrency bitcoin, blockchain lets users share and access data through a decentralized system that is both open and anonymous. However, developers can add safeguards and safety parameters to the technology. [Image Credit: © Gerd Altmann from Pixabay.com]

Kevin Hardy, "Explaining the Rise of Blockchain in Restaurants", QSR Magazine, July 01, 2018, © Journalistic, Inc
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Blockchain Works To Improve Food Safety, Benefits Farmers

June 30, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Blockchain technology has some positive impact on farming and the food industry. By integrating blockchain into the food industry’s supply chain, food safety scares can be easily detected, and their origin determined. Blockchain can also help prevent food fraud by making it easier to identify ingredients of finished products. Also, by removing paper-based processes and middlemen from the process, bitcoin can help lower food prices while improving farmers’ income. [Image Credit: © PublicDomainImages  from Pixabay.com]


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Student’s Invention Helps Fight Food Waste At Home

June 29, 2018: 12:00 AM EST
Eleven-year-old British student Rumaan Malik didn’t like it when apples went bad while sitting in the fruit bowl at home. Concerned about wasted food, she invented what she calls the “Alarm Cup,” in the process winning online supermarket Ocado’s Food Waste Challenge award. The grocer then partnered with design website, Little Inventors, to create a prototype of the cup.  Her invention sounds an alarm before the fruit goes bad, thereby keeping it out of the trash. The cup also has a small touchscreen display with icons for different produce, and recipes such as apple crumble and banana bread that put aging fruits to good use. [Image Credit: © LittleInventors.org]
"Eleven-year-old girl's groundbreaking invention could help reduce food waste; Some £13bn-worth of food is binned annually", The Independent (United Kingdom), June 29, 2018, © Independent Digital News and Media Ltd
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International Companies Urge India’s Maharashtra State To Ease Plastic Ban

June 29, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Multinational corporations, including Amazon and H&M, are reportedly urging the state of Maharashtra in India to relax its recently approved ban on single-use plastic. Coming after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s campaign for an end to the use of single-use plastic in the country by 2022, the state’s move is expected to raise operating costs for companies. Retailers and beverage manufactures are among companies that use plastic packaging. Business groups, including the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, have called on the government to soften its anti-plastic policies. [Image Credit: © Hans Braxmeier @ Pixabay.com]

"Amazon, H&M Pressing to Soften India's Plastic Ban", The Business of Fashion, June 29, 2018, © The Business of Fashion
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Dairy Farmers Can Turn Waste Products Into Electricity, Methane Gas

June 29, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

A recent podcast sponsored by the American Farm Bureau Federation presented ideas for recycling inedible products from dairy farms. One farmer in Pennsylvania, for example, who is participating in the No Taste for Waste campaign uses an anaerobic digester – the original purpose was to reduce odor –  to recycle food waste into enough electric power and methane to supply the farm and roughly 100 other homes. It’s a better way to deal with waste than sending it to a landfill. But another solution is to, whenever possible, channel surplus food “to those that are less fortunate” and to animal feed processors. [Image Credit: © Univ. of Minnesota Extension]

Micheal Clements, "Farms Can Help Reduce Food Waste", American Farm Bureau Federation, June 29, 2018, © American Farm Bureau Federation
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“Frankenfoods” Stitch Together Fast Food Items That Customers Already Love

June 28, 2018: 12:00 AM EST

Reporter Paul R. La Monica says the trend toward “Frankenfoods” – “gimmicky culinary concoctions” – began eight years ago (“arguably”) with KFC’s calorie-packed Double Down sandwich comprising bacon, cheese, and sauce held together by two pieces of fried chicken instead of bread. The trend continues today, the latest example being the Dunkin' Donuts contrivance known as donut fries: crispy pieces of doughnut dough dusted with cinnamon sugar and served in a French fries-style box. Other examples include Burger King's Whopperito, Mac and Cheetos, Nacho Fries, Doritos Locos Tacos, bacon shakes, and chicken rings. More are on the way. The idea, La Monica notes, is “to generate buzz with creations that often combine things people already like.” [Image Credit: ©Dunkin’ Donuts]

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