Tag Archive: Food Business News

Food Business News Recaps Ingredient Drivers

Posted February 8, 2024 by Alyssa Stahr

When looking back on 2023, a key trend that impacted consumers was inflation. When comparing 2023 to 2019 or 2020, prices were 25 to 30% times higher. Inflation has eased a bit, but consumers are still feeling the pinch. They’re focused on how they’re spending their food dollars and trying

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How Do Consumers Define Modern-Day Clean Label?

Posted September 27, 2023 by Alyssa Stahr

As a content director, I’m intrigued by changes in the food and beverage industry, down to the way language evolves to define innovation. Throughout the years at Brightly Creative, I’ve become familiar with terms like aquafaba, ashwagandha and what I affectionately call the biotics: pre, post and pro. But, there’s

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What Does ‘Better for Me’ Mean to You?

Posted May 2, 2023 by Alyssa Stahr

Out of all of the webinars, in-person keynotes and interviews I’ve conducted in the past several years regarding clean label listings, functionality and better-for-you ingredients, one thing has always stuck out to me. The definition of what is good for me is moveable, changeable and 100% personal.  The FDA has

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Colors of the Plant-Based World

Posted May 17, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

Our lives are truly spiced up with the endless array of flavor combinations in the world, however recent inspiration has certainly stemmed from the longest period of isolation in our lifetimes, and culinary experts and food developers are incorporating what matters most to consumers into menus and retail products. A

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What Does Innovation Mean to You?

Posted April 26, 2022 by Alyssa Stahr

I recently sat in on the Food Entrepreneur Experience presented by Food Business News webinar for a number of reasons.  I work for a food and beverage creative agency, so I’m always looking for the latest and greatest in that category Zeroing in on the word “creative,” I love hearing

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