Covering the Natural, Organic, Sustainable, & Healthy Food Industry
The size of the specialty food market, the top-selling categories and a shift in consumer habits and preferences were just a few of the topics touched on in The State of Specialty Food Industry report.
After selling millions of cauliflower pizzas, vegetable-focused food brand Vegolutionary Foods (and its subsidiary Caulipower) is ready to enter a new freezer door. The company announced today the launch of Caulipower’s new frozen cauliflower-crusted chicken tenders to join its lines of cauliflower based frozen pizzas and tortillas. In part to help support this launch, the company closed a round of funding late last year.
Lisa Sohanpal is the founder and CEO of Nom Noms World Food, a company crafting world-inspired cuisine for on-the-go millennials. The brand’s heat-and-eat meals and wraps are designed for time-poor consumers that want convenient options and enjoy global flavors.
For suppliers, generating new business means that industry events are core to sales efforts for the year. They provide an environment conducive to conversations that drive prospects closer to partnership.
Global snack company Mondelēz International announced today an agreement to acquire a majority interest in refrigerated snacking platform Perfect Snacks. In 2018 Perfect Snacks generated roughly $70 million in net revenue.
In a presentation at last week’s NOSH Live Summer 2019, Walter Robb, Former Whole Foods Market co-CEO and founder of investment firm Stonewall Robb, shared his vision for where the retail and food industry is heading — and how brands can stay ahead.
Consumers are about to have an easier way to satisfy their cravings. Baking mix maker Foodstirs is executing a comprehensive brand makeover that includes new packaging, logo, tagline and formulation, as well as the launch of a new ready-to-eat line of baked treats.
In a wide-ranging interview, Siggi’s founder Siggi Hilmarsson chronicled his journey from selling his Icelandic-style yogurt on the streets of Manhattan through to the creation and eventual acquisition of the brand in 2018. This episode is presented by Flavorman, the beverage architects.
The FDA’s first hearing on cannabis products provided few concrete answers on exactly how and when it will regulate the emerging marketplace of CBD products. In the following days, NOSH spoke with a handful of industry experts to assess their reactions.
Though the business opportunity is budding — legally, semi-legally and illegally — creating a cannabis brand in an unclear regulatory landscape can be an overwhelming task. During BevNET and NOSH’s second Cannabis Forum for Food & Beverage, held June 14 in New York City, thought leaders and entrepreneurs from across the emerging industry gathered to clear up some of the noise around a handful of the biggest current questions and challenges in the space, from brand building and tax codes to product design and testing.
At NOSH Live last week, entrepreneurs hailing from a variety of companies and backgrounds gathered to network and learn from successful industry leaders. As part of the event’s slate of speakers, O T.J. McIntyre, currently CEO of Bobo’s Oat Bars, shared lessons from a career spent working with high growth companies.
Earlier this month Campbell’s had its third quarter earnings call and investor day, providing insight into the company’s plans to tap into trends like plant-based eating, bone broth and rising consumer interest in cooking and clean ingredients.
Plant-based rice alternative RightRice is giving back as it continues to grow. Keith Belling, the CEO of the three month old company, announced this week that he has donated 1% of the company’s equity to non-profit No Kid Hungry. At the same time, the brand also announced it has expanded into Kroger.
Erin Asaad is the founder and CEO of Culina, a company with a mission to make delicious plant-based foods. The brand’s first product is a coconut yogurt made with clean ingredients that comes in a sustainable terracotta pot.
Cannabis curious CPG professionals will be in New York City tomorrow for Cannabis Forum Summer 2019. If you can’t join them, and you’re also curious, tune into the free livestream on Friday, June 14th, which features all main stage presentations. Set a reminder for 9AM ET tomorrow and open up the livestream page to check out the conversations.
Earlier this week NOSH Live Summer 2019 kicked off in NYC with a “boot camp” for food businesses. Attendees absorbed tips and strategies from a team of business experts, ranging from navigating e-commerce and branding to understanding how to build teams.