With February now behind us, here are our most popular posts from the month to help you catch up on industry news. 

#1. Grocery Shopping Habits of Gen Z and Millennials

A recent survey found that millennials and Gen Z have a lot in common when it comes to grocery shopping — both groups consider convenience the most important factor. Learn what other influencers determine how these shoppers spend their food budgets.  

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#2. 2020 Product of the Year USA Winners in the Food, Beverage, and Pet Food Categories

Each year, the consumer-voted Product of the Year awards recognize products that “demonstrate innovation in their function, design, packaging, or ingredients.” This year’s lineup includes several Walgreens and ALDI exclusives.

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#3. Preventing Pet Food Safety Issues and Product Recalls

In light of recent pet food incidents — like the recalls of contaminated pig ears and Hill’s products with excess vitamin D — here are some tips for strengthening safety practices and preventing the devastating consequences of a pet food recall. 

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#4. Mintel Predicts Food and Drink Trends for Next 10 Years

Mintel recently named its predictions for what food and beverage trends will shape the industry leading up to 2030.

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#5. Navigating the 3-A Standards Process

The 3-A Sanitary Standards, Inc. play an essential role in sanitary design and food safety. Here’s an in-depth look at the benefits, history, development, and certification process of these standards.

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