Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Clean labels, fresh products, and brand transparency are must-haves for increasingly health-conscious consumers. A new Packaged Facts report reveals that parents are especially concerned with finding inherently “healthy” foods, not just for themselves, but for their kids. In fact,...
A new report from Mintel shines a light on some of this summer’s hottest trends in food and drink. From the grill to the cooler, consumers are looking for less sugar, more veggies, and bursts of flavor. Here’s what...
For the first time in history, five generations share buying power at the grocery store: Millennials (22-36), Gen X (37-52), Baby Boomers (52-71), Silents (71+), and now, Gen Z (adults ages 18-22). Gen X holds the bulk of the...
By Global Market Insights Increasing threats over food consumption have stimulated the global food safety testing market and generated demand for effective test products that can ensure food safety. Food supply worldwide is facing a range of risks including environmental...
According to a study by The Center for Food Integrity, consumers are finding it difficult to trust the food industry. In fact, just under half of survey respondents said they believe the food industry is headed in the right...
Consumers have significant health concerns about foods labeled as “bioengineered” (BE)  according to new research from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. The BE labels were recently proposed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and if adopted,...
Two-thirds of food industry professionals would buy from food suppliers online if they could, according to our recent survey of 153 processors, suppliers, and retailers. The most enthusiastic group is retailers, with 86% of respondents saying they would buy...
In a new report from environmental group Friends of the Earth, the safety and sustainability of lab-grown and genetically engineered animal replacement products are brought into question — and concludes that there’s not enough data to provide answers. Here are...
Gen Z has “the potential to be perhaps the most influential generation we’ve ever seen on consumers’ eating and drinking behaviors,” according to David Portalatin, food industry adviser for NPD Group, Food Business News reported. What form will this influence...
Say goodbye to oil-soaked French fries. A new technology developed by researchers at New Zealand’s University of Otago aims to help ensure you never have to eat a sad, soggy fry again. At the same time, the technology makes...