Health and Wellness: SmartBrief Originals

Presenters at the 2017 Menus of Change conference agreed: For real change to occur in the food industry, taste is paramount.

Menus of Change 2017
Menus of Change 2017

The foodservice industry is succeeding in driving consumer and investor enthusiasm for healthy, sustainable food options that emphasize plants over animal proteins, according to the 2017 Menus of Change Annual Report.

health and wellness food shopping
health and wellness food shopping

Industry executives recognize the transformative power of health and wellness in shaping their business but grapple with how to leverage health and wellness as the foundation for building competitive distinction.

Plant-based foods bloom amid growing demand
Plant-based foods bloom amid growing demand

Consumers are demanding more plant-based food options and companies are obliging with a slew of new products.

How dietitians help propel KIND Snacks' nutritional goals
How dietitians help propel KIND Snacks' nutritional goals

KIND Snacks has developed its Nutrition Collective to ensure that dietitians and consumers work together toward wellness.

A view of Michelle Obama's White House kitchen  garden
A view of Michelle Obama's White House kitchen  garden

Michelle Obama planted the seeds of a local food trend

Food and beverage 2017 policy roundup
Food and beverage 2017 policy roundup

From soda taxes to overtime rules, check out the latest issues affecting your business.

food label
food label

Whether driven by personal health, diet and nutrition interests and needs or out of concern for sustainable practices, consumers continue to scrutinize food labels for answers.