What are the hottest new products and concepts today? Those that were noteworthy at the recent Food Marketing Institute convention could fall into just a few categories -- no/low-fat, hot 'n spicy, pets and convenience.
Fat-free is over! Consumers have discovered (much to their dismay) that the latest generation of fat-free and low-fat foods is filled with sugars and they are moving back to regular versions -- but just eating less. Indeed, from where I sit, it seems that the idea of m