16 November 2017

Beverages go back to basics

The beverage market continues to be impacted by trends toward products that meet consumers’ demands for health and wellness.With this trend expected to continue, it is crucial for brands to tap into the growing desire for healthy, nutritious beverages that support the active lifestyle of today’s conscientious consumer.
01 November 2017

Optimize the product development cycle, but do it safely

This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Dairy Foods on September 5, 2017.
 
26 October 2017

Bridging the sugar-sweetened beverage divide: How brands can please consumers and regulators alike

Regulations are a fact of life in the food and beverage industry. They aren’t going away. The good news is brands have the power to be proactive about their business by spearheading industry initiatives for balanced diets, tracking consumer trends and launching new products to suit.
19 October 2017

Give 'Em What They Want

This is an excerpt from an article originally published in Brand Packaging on February 17, 2017.
12 October 2017

Case study - Turning labeling laws into a sweet business opportunity

One year after the labeling law passed and six months after its implementation, the Ministry of Health shared survey results clearly showing how quickly consumers formed new opinions about the grocery items they buy and adapted their shopping habits accordingly.

24 July 2017

Reducing Food Waste from Farm to Consumer

Ways Tetra Pak is involved in minimizing food waste throughout the value chain
12 July 2016

The Packaged Tomato: A Chef’s Best Friend

Chefs have an interesting relationship with the tomato. When you want to do a nice sauce in the winter, you find yourself cursing the watery tomatoes grown in Sweden and yearning for the ripe, sun-warmed varieties in France or Italy.

The packaged tomato, on the other hand, is a Nordic chef’s best friend. Tailor-made for preservation, the tomato transforms during its shelf life and becomes very tasty and useful. Because of packaged options, we can cook without compromise all year round.
19 May 2016

Food safety: Think ahead to prevent falling behind

Food recalls add up—costing businesses about $20 billion each year in the U.S. alone, points out the Wipro consultancy. Account for lost sales, potential health risks, exposure to litigation and damage to a company’s reputation, and it becomes clear that stepping up food safety is critical.
18 December 2015

What customers want

Want to see a healthy increase in your sales? Add natural and/or healthy foods and beverages to your product mix. Sales in this category are expected to reach $226 billion by 2018, according to New Hope Natural Media, organizer of Natural Products Expo West.
15 December 2015

Healthy foods aren't always healthy: CNN’s Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains why

You may think alfalfa sprouts and tomatoes are great for you. Not so, according to a recent CNN story. Sprouts are a surprisingly frequent cause of food-borne illnesses. And for tomatoes, the health benefits you receive can depend on packaging.