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CNN reports that Kraft has promised to remove "artificial preservatives and synthetic colors from its mac and cheese recipe, starting in January 2016 ... t will use spices like paprika, annatto and turmeric to replace the synthetic colors and promises that its mac and cheese will taste the same as before."

The move follows the company's announcement in November 2013 that it was removing such additives from its kid-friendly mac-and-cheese products.


• The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) announced that it will honor former ConAgra Foods CEO Gary Rodkin, former Walgreens President and CEO Greg Wasson and Chairman of the Board of Flowers Foods George Deese with the GMA Hall of Achievement Award, which "recognizes the service and extraordinary contributions of distinguished food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry leaders."

The three honorees will be presented with the award at GMA’s Leadership Forum in August at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs.
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