Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Whole Foods Market global buyers and experts put their heads together to release a list of anticipated food trends for 2018. Whether you’re looking to develop new products in the coming year or put a fresh spin on a...
Food manufacturers have been scrambling to meet consumers' demands for healthier processed foods. They've reformulated their products to reduce or eliminate added sugars, preservatives, and certain fats. But there's been one stubborn holdout: sodium. A study published last year showed...
Customer satisfaction with packaged foods has taken a 2.4% dip, according to the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI®) Nondurable Products report released Tuesday. Now hanging out at 81 points out of 100, a diminished ACSI score reflects consumer gravitation...
Frozen food sales have been cooling off since 2013, but competition within the space is starting to heat back up, according to The Future of Frozen report from Acosta. Manufacturers sending modernized frozen food options to market are attracting...
By David Folwell, The Growth Co. According to the results of Food Processing’s 2017 Capital Spending Survey, food manufacturers planned to spend $17.6 billion on capital projects this year. How much of that business did your company earn? Do you...
Food retailers and manufacturers should focus on transparency and healthy choices for consumers to ensure long-term success, according to the 2017 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report. The report examines the shifting marketplace, including consumer shopping trends, retailer success strategies,...
2017 is projected to be a profitable year for the food and beverage industry, according to data in the Mazars USA 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study released last month. Despite the positive outlook, new government regulations, consumer expectations,...
When it comes to making food purchasing decisions, Millennials prioritize health, taste, sustainability, and company transparency, according to a recent analysis of 12.5 million social media posts and other online commentaries. The study, conducted by CBD Marketing, found consistent...
Manufacturers need to find a better way to reach Millennials if they want them to comply with product recall notices. Millennials are the least likely age group to comply with food, pharmaceutical, motor vehicle, and consumer electronics recall notices...
The food industry saw 505 mergers and acquisitions in 2016, according to the Food Institute as reported by Food Processing. This is up a smidge from 2014, which saw 503 deals, but still way below the record of 813, recorded...