The Grande Whey Blog

Sustainability and Food Health: A Growing Trend

Posted by Nicole Mueller on Tue, Nov 06, 2018 @ 10:30 AM

While healthier foods continue to be a focus for consumers — and thus food manufacturers — the ways in which those foods are harvested, produced and packaged are becoming just as important, especially among Millennials.

A study analyzed 12.5 million social media posts and other online commentaries to determine that sustainability and company transparency are priorities that rank right alongside health and flavor. A Nielsen Report also surmises that Millennials are a demanding generation that wants to be more informed about companies, their products and their business practices.

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Categories: Social Responsibility, Whey Protein, Consumer Trends


Why Food & Beverage Manufacturers Need to Tout Corporate Social Responsibility

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, May 02, 2017 @ 08:04 AM

The connection between the consumer push for clean labels and the explosion of natural products in the marketplace is no coincidence. Responsive food and beverage manufacturers continue to actively seek out healthful ingredients and formulations that fit the bill for consumer clean label expectations and demand.

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Categories: Social Responsibility, Consumer Trends


Taking Advantage of the New FDA Requirements for Calorie Counts on Menus

Posted by Brad Nielsen on Tue, Jul 05, 2016 @ 08:14 AM

Last month, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released its final guidelines on menu labeling requirements for chain restaurants—a move that’s been over 6 years in the making. This means, starting on May 5, 2017, chain restaurants with more than 20 locations will be required to display food and beverage calorie counts on their menus, but restaurant owners will have until then to determine the exact nutrition information and make the necessary adjustments to their displays.

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Categories: Social Responsibility, Grande Bravo