The market for organic products is evolving at a rapid pace. New products, amended and new regulatory initiatives combined with shifting consumer purchasing patterns are all merging to create a dynamic marketplace that has garnered tremendous interest from producers, processors, retailers and food service operators. Market outlook, trend, regulatory and new product information may all be found in the Organic Research Assistant.
4/25/2017 - When Congress preempted GMO labeling of foods by the states, it created more regulations.
4/18/2017 - More snacks and baked goods now feature pulse ingredients as formulators learn more about their ‘superfood’ benefits.
4/10/2017 - Natural or synthetic, antioxidants help bakers break the wave of oxidation and stave off staling.
3/29/2017 - Chocolate cannot escape the trend toward clean ingredients, but has a leg up on that matter.
2/14/2017 - Base oils and their production methods continue to evolve as consumers seek baked goods made with healthful ingredients.