Meagan McGinnes writes news articles and feature stories covering the food industry for NOSH, a trade publication by BevNET.
A graduate of Ithaca College, Meagan has previously written for Boston.com, Boston Globe Media Partners, The Society of Professional Grownups, The Shriver Report and PBS Newshour Online.
From a food and beverage giant partnering with startups to learn more about innovation, to investors experiencing the highs and lows of working with brands, here is the natural food news you need to know this week.
Colorado Food Works (CFW) aims to foster business development and grow Denver’s foodie reputation outside of Boulder’s shadow. Maybe most impactful, however, is the group’s ability to be a unified voice for the city’s natural food industry amid a time of change for Denver’s entire food economy, led by the city itself.
While some industry leaders think this is a fleeting fad, others think it’s here for the long haul and are increasingly formulating with egg whites. They’re even taking it one step further by directly calling out the ingredient on their front labels.
From a study looking at the importance of talking about sustainability, to an FDA guidance that calls for recall notices to provide more retailer information, here are some of the top news stories you need to know from this week.
The FDA today announced it has issued a request for information (RFI) in the Federal Register to solicit comments and feedback from the public to gain more insight into how consumers use plant-based alternatives and how they understand terms like “milk” or “cheese” when used to label plant-based products.
During Natural Products Expo East, Better Bites Bakery founder Leah Lopez shared with NOSH how she thinks the company is positioned for success as new allergen-free brands enter the market, and why she believes a soon-to-come line of diabetic-friendly products fits with the brand’s ethos.