For its bulk line of five Organic Acres brand dried fruit and nut blends, Tropical Foods, Charlotte, NC, has launched a corn-based plastic container that brand manager Chad Hartman says “is a logical fit with the organic product.”
A number of good ideas and a new technology or two have crossed my desk lately in no particular order. So rather than wait for them to magically assemble themselves into a single-topic column, I've decided to present them here in the same manner that they arrived: in no particular order.
Following FDA’s recent push to monitor health claims on functional foods, this proposal calls for full disclosure of ingredients, reporting of adverse health effects and random testing for pathogens or contaminants.
The Jeanjean Group, Saint-Felix de Lodez, France, operates both as a wine producer and specialty packager of wines. Markets include cafes, restaurants, hotels, and large cellars as well as consumer retailers.