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Hearthside Food Solutions names Metzger CEO

Hearthside Food Solutions, a contract manufacturer and bakery, has announced the promotion of Chuck Metzger to the position of CEO.

Fresh meat still popular despite consumers’ desire to limit intake

Fresh meat represents 89% of the total volume of meat sold globally and is projected to grow by 2% annually through 2023, according to global market research company Euromonitor International.

Most Gen Xers believe link between diet and cancer

With Gen Xers (aged 40–55) now in middle age, the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation, in partnership with the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR), released a new survey that examines their food and health attitudes, with a particular focus on their behaviors and perceptions related to diet and cancer risk.

Report finds Canada’s seafood fraud is abundant

Oceana Canada, an ocean conservation advocacy group, has released a report investigating seafood fraud in Canada.

IBM, Raw Seafoods collaborate to use blockchain to improve seafood traceability

IBM and Raw Seafoods have announced a new collaboration connecting global sourcing partners, retailers, and restauranteurs who will begin using IBM Food Trust platform to enhance seafood traceability.

Danone venture arm invests in plant-based Forager Project

Forager Project, a San Francisco-based producer and marketer of organic, plant-based food and beverages, has received a minority investment from Danone Manifesto Ventures.

Jungbunzlauer announces new North American headquarters

Jungbunzlauer has announced its new North American headquarters in Newton, Mass.

Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are America’s favorite Halloween treat

A poll conducted by Monmouth University finds that among a list of eight top-selling types of candy for Halloween, the most popular one by far is Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, with 36% of Americans picking this as their favorite.

Obesity-related diseases expected to decrease life expectancy by three years

A new report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)—an intergovernmental economic organization with 36 member countries—shows that an increasing number of people are overweight and that this is curbing gross domestic product (GDP) by an estimated 3.3% on average.

Southeastern Mills opens new distribution center

For the first time in two decades, Southeastern Mills has broken ground with the opening of a new distribution center.

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