Egg producers are scrambling to ramp up cage-free supplies to meet brands’ future commitments. However, companies and even the consumers to whom they’re trying to appeal with new sourcing guidelines are slow to make the switch.
The yogurt category is shifting as mainstream brands lose sales to premium brands. Colorado-based noosa yoghurt is leading the pack with its rich texture and gourmet flavors that tap into consumer demand for an indulgent yogurt that feels like a treat.
Health and nutrition trends are top drivers of product development in the food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry, and a number of new and growing trends were on display at the 31st annual Natural Products Expo East.