Tag Archives: health & wellness

GfK study: 26% of shoppers say gluten-free is important when deciding what to eat

By | October 26, 2017

NUREMBERG, Germany, October 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nearly half of consumers report that “low sugar or sugar-free” and “free from GMO ingredients” are very or extremely important factors when deciding which food or beverage product to eat or drink. These factors top the list, just ahead of factors such as low-salt, organic, low fat, or fortified with vitamins or minerals. GfK asked 23,000 consumers online in 17 countries how important… Read More »

Cali’flour Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crusts Just Hit Broadway With a Fun Pizza Party With the Cast of Hamilton

By | October 25, 2017

CHICO, Calif., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — News about breakout company Cali‘flour Foods has hit the east coast in a big way. The cast of Broadway’s smash hit Hamilton raved so much about their love of Cali‘flour Foods Cauliflower Pizza Crusts, the company set them up with their own private pizza party. Cast members love the taste and texture of the pizza… Read More »

Ancient wheat 2ab Wheat introduced by GoodMills Innovation

By | September 22, 2017

Germany-based GoodMills Innovation has revealed a new ancient wheat variety called 2ab Wheat. The ancient grain is being marketed to both industrial and artisan bakers, and could lure adventurous eaters as well as consumers with gut health concerns. The following is an excerpt of my Food Dive brief, which can be accessed at the following link: New ancient… Read More »

Snack box service UrthBox launching online marketplace UrthMarket

By | September 11, 2017

Online snack subscription service UrthBox is launching an online marketplace, dubbed UrthMarket, later this month, according to Food Navigator. Company spokeswoman Kathy Chang explains that UrthMarket will be “a platform which would allow consumers access to a large selection of healthy, ethically sourced, and GMO-free products in food, beauty, skincare and lifestyle goods.” The UrthMarket model… Read More »

No-win for Celiacs: If gluten doesn’t get you, arsenic found in rice-based foods could

By | February 14, 2017

Sixteen years ago I was told that I was slowing poisoning myself by ingesting gluten. Yes, it was 2001 when I was diagnosed with Celiac Disease and went cold turkey on the gluten intake. Rice as a carb became a dietary staple. Using rice flour as a key ingredient in all my baked goods became… Read More »

Big CPG Brands Buy Way into Gluten Free Aisle

By | October 6, 2016

An increasing number of big CPG brands are buying their way into health & wellness. And more specifically, they’re looking to stake a claim in gluten free. Last week, Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) announced the acquisition of pasta maker Caterina Foods of Pine Bluff, Illinois. Caterina specializes in gluten-free and high-protein pastas made from corn, lentils,… Read More »

[News] Gluten Free Retail HQ News – Sept 26, 2016

By | September 26, 2016

All the latest Gluten Free Retail HQ news you need. Right here. Right now. PepsiCo’s US Quaker unit supplies gluten-free oats to the UK market. Tesco is first to offer Quaker’s on-the-go Oat & Fruit Breakfast “pouches.” Northern Ireland’s gluten-free meat specialist Doherty’s rebrands with new packaging and revamped website. Philippines-based Magic Melt Foods uses… Read More »

[News] Gluten Free Retail HQ News – Sept 12, 2016

By | September 12, 2016

All the latest Gluten Free Retail HQ news you need. Right here. Right now. Snyder’s-Lance says better-for-you snacks will compose 40% of its portfolio by next year. Mikey’s Muffins introduces gluten-free pizza crust. Nature’s Food Patch introduces personalized shopping & wellness consultations. ShopRite celebrates 10 years of in-store retail dietitians. New gluten-free restaurant opens in… Read More »