by Matt Weik
Consumer demand drives innovation – it’s as simple as that. And what it comes down to is who can be first to market with various new opportunities and capitalize? For the longest time consumers have been sick of the way whole foods have been trending. There were a bunch of gaps nutritionally that caused many to move towards supplements to achieve their daily requirements. But then came a lack of trust in dietary supplements. This has now caused the movement to shift back to a whole food health option movement and innovation. We have started calling this functional food and beverages.
by Christian Duque
The respiratory Coronavirus is making headlines, as the Chinese city of Wuhan is currently being quarantined, with countless Americans being evacuated. Over the weekend, three more cases of possible infection have been cited in the United States, while 63 have been tested and 100 others are being closely monitored nationally, concerns are mounting. All five infected in the U.S. had traveled to Wuhan. One of the folks infected is a gentleman in his 50’s in Orange County, CA, who was admitted to a local hospital and is said to be in isolation. Another patient checked himself in after reporting symptoms at LAX.