Monday, July 16, 2018
People who don’t already shop for groceries online aren’t likely to start. Brand name is the most important factor in whether consumers are willing to pay extra. And companies that want to sell more products should label them “fresh,”...
Last week, the FDA denied a Grocery Manufacturers Association petition to allow the continued use of artificial trans fat in some applications. The Fight Against Artificial Trans Fats Eating high amounts of trans fats can increase the risk of...
The U.S. organic food sector is up 6.4% over last year, reaching $45.2 billion in sales, according to the 2018 Organic Industry Survey. Although the rate of growth in 2017 was slightly lower than in 2016 (6.4% vs. 9%),...
The food industry’s diversity initiatives could use a boost, based on the results of DiversityInc’s 18th annual Top 50 Companies for Diversity list. Only four food companies, Kellogg Company, The Hershey Company, McCormick & Co., and agrochemical and agricultural...
If you’re looking for a new job, you might want to check out the availabilities at General Mills. The food giant was the only large food or beverage company to make the Top 100 on Forbes’ America’s Best Employers...
April’s food prices increased by 0.3%, according to the latest CPI report. Food at home experienced its most significant increase since March 2017, rising 0.3%. Steep increases in beef (+ 1.3%) and egg (+ 7.1%) indexes contributed to the upward...
Hershey’s, Pillsbury, Kellogg’s, Betty Crocker, Campbell Soup, Frito-Lay, Nestle, Lipton, General Mills. These are the food brands that “define American culture and commerce,” according to Morning Consult. The brand intelligence firm surveyed 250,000 adults to determine America’s Most Loved...
General Mills, Campbell Soup, and PepsiCo earned top-15 spots on the 100 Best Corporate Citizens list for 2018. The list, compiled by Corporate Responsibility Magazine, recognizes American public companies that excel in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance. Hormel...
Choosing between scrambled and over easy eggs used to be the extent of meal customization in the American restaurant industry. But thanks to Millennials, those days are long gone. According to a recent report from Packaged Facts, the generation’s...
The manufacturing sector grew again in April, according to the most recent ISM report. The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) was 57.3%, which is 2 percentage points down from its March level but still represents expansion. Food, beverage, and tobacco...