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Global Consumer Close-Up

A worldwide appetite for crossover cuisines, rapidly aging populations, and widespread budgetary concerns are creating new market opportunities for food and beverage companies.

By A. Elizabeth Sloan
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E. Liz Sloan

A. Elizabeth Sloan, PhD, a member of IFT and contributing editor of Food Technology, is president, Sloan Trends Inc., Escondido, Calif. ([email protected]).

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