food safety

April 20, 2018
Quando pensamos em tendências de consumo globais em alimentos, alguns temas inegavelmente nos vêm à mente: busca por produtos mais frescos e saudáveis, reposicionamento de produtos indulgentes, valorização de ingredientes locais, entre muitos outros. Recentemente, no entanto, um novo tema vem ganhando cada vez mais espaço nas arenas de discussão sobre alimentos e bebidas: a […]
December 21, 2015
US-based fast casual operator Chipotle is under fire for food safety concerns as of late following outbreaks of E. Coli and norovirus linked to tainted food. Food safety scares usually follow a predictable pattern, but Chipotle has yet to identify exactly how and why their food supply was tainted. Its entirely possible that Chipotle has become […]
October 24, 2014
The concept of pet humanisation is not new, and its effects on pet food aisles in the US have been evident to even the most casual observer. Pet food labelled as “natural” or “grain-free” increasingly command larger portions of shelf space, and buzzwords like “superfoods”, “high protein”, or “freshly made” have migrated into pet food. […]
September 21, 2014
High-tech investors are getting involved in vegan food companies in an effort to improve food safety and resource efficiency, combat world hunger, and encourage the clean food movement. Even with the growth of flexitarian diets, ethical positioning will only carry these products so far. Success with consumers both in the US and in the global […]
Virginia Lee
February 14, 2014
Milk formula is one of the fastest growing food categories globally, with double-digit growth rates being driven by the insatiable appetite of the world’s youngest consumers. A third of the US$41 billion spent on milk formula globally in 2013 went on toddler milk formula products alone, making it the single largest milk formula category, ahead […]
January 6, 2014
China is expected to become the world’s largest dairy market in 2018, and this expectation has made both international and Chinese dairy companies reassess the way that they are doing business. A string of recent food safety scandals has seriously undermined Chinese consumers’ faith in Chinese brands, and this has led to a growing appetite […]
December 24, 2013
  India has been steadily claiming a larger share of the attention of leading operators looking to expand abroad, and some have even gone as far as calling India, “China 2.0”. Within the past year, Yum! Brands, McDonald’s and most recently, Burger King, have all pledged to make India a central focus of their future […]
November 28, 2013
Kosher, beyond its obvious religious significance, also stands for healthy and safe in consumers’ minds. Now, a new study has made the unsettling discovery that kosher chicken may be harbouring more pathogenic bacteria than conventionally reared and slaughtered birds, not less. This is not the first time that the safety of kosher food has been […]

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