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September 14, 2012News for the confectionery industry

  Market Trends 
  • ASPCA gets support from Walkers Shortbread
    Walkers Shortbread will donate 10 cents to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals for every Scottie Dog package it sells in the U.S. The limited-edition dog-shaped cookies are sold in 7.8-ounce tins and 3.9-ounce packs. (9/14) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • "Made in the USA" matters to shoppers
    In a survey from Perception Research Services, 76% of respondents said they are more likely to purchase a product with a "Made in the USA" label. "Whether it is for quality assurance, to boost the economy, or out of patriotism, buying American-made products is becoming quite fashionable among U.S. shoppers," said executive vice president Jonathan Asher. Drug Store News (9/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Diet & Health 
  • Study: Timing of food consumption affects metabolism
    Mice that were fed a high-fat diet on an eating schedule weighed less than did those on unscheduled low-fat or high-fat diets with the same calorie count, according to a study from Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The study in The FASEB Journal found that a scheduled diet resulted in a metabolism where fats were used for energy when food was not available. Medical News Today (9/12) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Association News 
  • NCA to host Washington Forum next week
    The Fall Forum will be held in Washington, D.C., Sept. 19-21. NCA members will meet with representatives on Capitol Hill to address issues pertinent to the industry, as well as hear entertaining and informative insights from Washington insiders. For more information, visit the Washington Forum website to register. Contact Libby Taylor. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Planet Retail to host webcast on grocery trends
    As part of a new partnership with Planet Retail, NCA members can participate in a free webcast on U.S. grocery forecasts, trends and revolutionary business tools. Register to attend on Monday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. EST to hear insights into the future of grocery retailing, including where growth will come from and how new technology will transform grocery shopping. Contact Jenn Ellek. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Science & Technology 
  • Rice bran seen as beneficial to gluten-free bread
    Gluten-free bread made with rice flour would be more nutritious and appealing with the addition of rice bran, researchers say. Gluten-free bread made with rice bran is higher in fiber, has a longer shelf life, and was "preferred by the panelists over the control bread," researchers said. FoodNavigator (9/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Featured Content 

  • Bakery growth creates India opportunities
    The growing market for baked goods in India is creating opportunities for makers of ingredients. "Indian consumers might in the past have consumed no more than bread when it comes to the bakery segment," said Vinod Kandpal, a bakery product manager. "But now, at least in urban India, they are eager to try new items, such as cakes, cupcakes, croissants and rolls." (France) (9/13) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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