Consumer interest in the quality and source of food and beverage ingredients is elevating the profile of wellness-oriented options in the market.
For many foodservice operations and manufacturers, clean label is a way of wiping the slate clean–no more questionable ingredients or unhealthy additives that could raise the eyebrows of increasingly health-conscious consumers.
Let’s face it: We could all use a little schooling when it comes to taking advantage of the opportunities for increased sales and customer loyalty that the back-to-school season presents. Providing healthy options is a hot trend across the foodservice industry, and schools are no exception to the rule.
According to Restaurant Nutrition, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is giving operations until May 2017 to comply with new universal menu labeling guidelines—or one year from the date the final document was released. The FDA issued the new document to help guide operations on implementing previously released regulations. These guidelines will apply to “alcoholic beverages, catered events, mobile vendors, grab-and-go items, and record keeping requirements.” Learn more about menu labeling guidelines here.
Topics: Food policy