Consumers know that consuming fruits and vegetables is important, but nearly half believe they do not consume enough, according to a 2014 infographic from the Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH), Hockessin, Del.
Study measured blood pressure, blood sugar levels and blood lipids levels
June 30, 2015
A new study in The Journal of Nutrition reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes and stroke.
Summer is upon us, and with it comes the year's most refreshing opportunity to enjoy an ice-cold lemonade. Old Orchard Brands, Sparta, Mich., offers a new way to enjoy this summertime favorite with its new Cherry Limeade and Watermelon Cucumber Lemonade, which features 33 percent less sugar while maintaining a full-flavor taste, the company says.
King Juice Company, Inc., Milwaukee, Wisc., proud producer of Calypso-flavored Lemonades, Limeades and Teamonades, has announced a partnership with Lemons of Love (LOL), Des Plaines, Ill., a charity organization that delivers Chemo Care Packages to cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment. LOL was founded by Jill Swanson, a cancer survivor who underwent chemotherapy treatment in 2014. Lemons of Love’s care bags are hand made by volunteer stitchers and contain special products that were essential in Swanson’s healing during her own cancer treatments, the company says.
Feature over 60 functional food, beverage and dietary supplement concepts at IFT 2015
May 26, 2015
Consumer appetite for great-tasting, better-for-you products, is re-framing the types of items that make their way into today’s grocery store shopping cart. DSM Nutritional Products Inc., Parsippany, N.J., is at the forefront of seizing this opportunity by providing custom nutrient-rich, functional solutions that deliver on innovation with a broad appeal to this evolving consumer who is increasingly looking for ‘everyday foods’ for health and wellness, the company says. During IFT, DSM announced that visitors to its booth (2839) will be able to see, taste and touch over 60 product prototypes, which were designed to meet consumer’s evolving preferences.