Naked Juice Nailed for Misleading Consumers; FDA to Review Nutrient Claims

Naked Juice Nailed for Misleading Consumers; FDA to Review Nutrient Claims

Two interesting and interconnected pieces of news this week. PepsiCo settled a class action lawsuit, agreeing to pay $9,000,000 to consumers it misled with labeling on its Naked Juice Brand. See details and how to claim your $45 piece of … Continue reading

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Why Is Naked Juice Removing “All Natural” from Its Product Labels?

Why Is Naked Juice Removing “All Natural” from Its Product Labels?

Naked Juice is a very successful brand under the PepsiCo umbrella. Selling juice has been a profitable venture for both Coke and Pepsi, as pressure mounts to diversify from their core cola brands. Indeed the health halo attached to juice … Continue reading

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Who’s Your Daddy? Guess 8 Surprising Ownerships in the Food Industry

Who’s Your Daddy? Guess 8 Surprising Ownerships in the Food Industry

Can you guess which megacorp on the right owns each of the young brands on the left? Solution after the jump. Get Fooducated Download APP Subscribe Follow

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Good Foods, Bad Foods at the 2010 Dietitian Conference and Expo

Good Foods, Bad Foods at the 2010 Dietitian Conference and Expo

We participated earlier this week in the American Dietetic Association’s Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo. The expo includes a showcase by food companies boasting their healthy products to masses of dietitians and future dietitians. Some products are clearly healthy … Continue reading

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What’s that PCR PET wrapped around your salad?

What’s that PCR PET wrapped around your salad?

A positive step in the food packaging front. Two national labels, Earthbound Farms (organic salads) and Naked Juice (owned by Pepsi), are switching all their packaging to 100% post consumer recycled plastics. PCR PET stands for post-consumer recycled polyethylene terephthalate. … Continue reading

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