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March 15, 2013
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  Health and Nutrition 
  • Study: Low fruit intake does not improve glycemic control
    A study of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes patients found that those in a low-fruit-intake group and a high-fruit-intake group had similar reductions in A1C levels, body weight and waist size, suggesting that patients don't need to restrict their fruit consumption, according to a study on the website of Nutrition Journal. Medscape (free registration) (3/8) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • April 11 is deemed Read Your Labels Day
    Nonprofit consumer-advocacy group Citizens for Health is making April 11 Read Your Labels Day to encourage consumers to read and understand nutrition labels. "The majority of us don't check the list of ingredients on food-package labels," Chairman Jim Turner said. The group also released the list Top 10 Ingredients to Avoid. Progressive Grocer (3/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
Is Pricing Low Your Strategy to Success? Think again.
Pricing is the heart of a business. It affects everything you do and is affected by everything you do. Economists talk of supply and demand as key factors behind pricing—successful entrepreneurs manipulate demand by making their products more desirable. These six steps will help you determine the right price for your product or service, read the article and learn how to get pricing right.

  Environment Watch 
 
  • Nestle sets corporate responsibility goals
    Nestle announced 30 social and environmental responsibility goals it plans to meet by 2020, including a switch to sustainable palm oil and cuts to emissions and water use. "We fundamentally believe our company can only be successful over time if we also create value for society," said CEO Paul Bulcke. CNBC/Reuters (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
The ROI of Privacy with TRUSTe Solutions
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  Marketing Report 
  • Study: Shoppers seek sustainable and traceable food
    More shoppers are seeking sustainable food with no genetically modified organisms, according to the 2013 MamboTrack Annual Natural and Organic Product Survey. "Eco-shoppers have moved beyond ingredient lists and are now focused on tracing the source of their food supply from non-GMO to locally/regionally produced and fair trade," said Karen Herther, co-founder of Market LOHAS, which conducted the study with laz pr. Progressive Grocer (3/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Mobile promotions boost impulse buys, study finds
    Research published by the American Marketing Association shows that shoppers make more unplanned purchases when prompted by promotions through a mobile device. "Retailers have the ability to target their promotions in ways that weren't possible before, and our study provides a road map for mobile marketers who seek to increase unplanned spending in stores," said study co-author Sam Hui, a professor at the New York University Stern School of Business. Progressive Grocer (3/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  ABA News 
  • The ABA tweets: Follow us on Twitter
    Now you can follow the ABA on Twitter! We keep you updated daily on the latest beverage industry news and bring you the information you need. Follow us today @Ameribev. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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