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The Hot Pot

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Successful Products Taco Bell Style

In the food and beverage industry, it may all start with an innovative new idea, but it’s the execution that fosters a successful new-product introduction. Guest blogger Hunter Thurman, founder of Thriveplan, looks at turning the Doritos Locos Nachos (DLT) into a blockbuster and dissects the process into five steps you can apply to your own product-development efforts.

The Intrepid Culinologist

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Fancy Food Show Takes the Cake

A few of the weird and wonderful products from the Fancy Food Show.

Industry Perspectives

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SupplySide West Pre-Conference Summits

At this year’s event in Las Vegas, the forefront – by way of Pre-Conference Summits – means a focus on two very separate but rapidly growing and innovating market trends – Animal Nutrition and Beverages. These markets represent growing opportunity for the supply chain. From ingredients to manufacturing to packaging, there are enormous market opportunities around these trends.

Trending Now

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Food For Thought on Food Startups

America loves its food, and there is a wealth of opportunity to market foods to a hungry nation. But getting the financial backing to market that next-best product can be one of the biggest obstacles a business can face.

The Long View

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General Mills Contrite

General Mills was probably seeking to limit its exposure to class-action suits—a common and shrewd move that, if not exposed by the media, could have saved the company hundreds of thousands of dollars or millions in legal expenses.