Food Week September 26 – October 2, 2022
Welcome to Food Week September 26. Our thoughts go out to folks dealing with the aftermath of Ian. Lots of new this week: new labelling, new allergen testing, new sustainable packaging, new ways to recycle can holders. new salmonella regulations, new winter cocktails and a new TikTok trend: butter boards. Enjoy.
But it could be worse, you could be
RETAIL AND CONSUMER
What really is healthy food?
FDA wants to make some labeling changes.
Consumers are concerned about
sustainability, even if they choose delivery.
Over 138,000 items now have
pumpkin spice flavor. Impossible but completely believable.
RESTAURANTS AND FOODSERVICE
I am old enough to remember how hesitant
QSR chains were to expand into breakfast. Now they couldn’t live without it.
Adult Happy Meals coming out but it strikes me as essentially a PR move. Because I don’t really need a Grimace toy.
FOOD SUPPLY CHAIN
Can holders can be easily reused. The tricky part is setting up a
More consolidation in food, this time in
sugar, during Food Week September 26
New teeth for regulators trying to halt
salmonella – at least in chickens.
FOOD WEEK SEPTMBER 26 LAGNIAPPE
Great news for those
allergic to fish; a way to avoid food challenges through testing species.
Sugar substitutes during adolescence appears to harm memory later in life. Also gut flora….