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FOOD INNOVATION FORUM HIGHLIGHTS: ‘At the heart of all successful brands over the last 4-5 years is the idea of simplicity…’

FOOD INNOVATION FORUM HIGHLIGHTS

From why Facebook is a great way to garner consumer insights on a budget, to why inviting chefs to your focus group could help invigorate and speed up your innovation process, FoodNavigator-USA’s Food Innovation Forum covered a lot of ground. Here are some of the highlights from the 60-minute webinar.

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For video gamers, cognitive supplements have an edge over energy drinks

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Sports nutrition brands have lower SAE rates, expert says

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Genetic testing can have implications for use of caffeine in sports nutrition

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Fall of soft drinks give rise to energy and sports drinks, says Packaged Facts

Healthy Skoop has products positioned as performance aids as well as for everyday nutrition. Healthy Skoop photo.

Healthy Skoop aims to ride plant based trend

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More than half of consumers think 'hybrid beverages' are a pricey gimmick, Mintel survey finds

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Standardization story supports Beet It's US retail launch

Maple Leaf Foods strikes $140m deal to buy Lightlife Foods

Plant-based protein a 'strategic growth platform' says Maple Leaf Foods as it strikes $140m deal to buy Lightlife Foods

CEO John Poyhonen: "We were surprised and disappointed by PepsiCo's decision"

Senomyx natural sweetener to move to the development phase

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