As we head into a new month, here’s a look at our most-read posts from May.  #1. 70% of Consumers Adding More Frozen Foods to Their Carts: American Frozen Food Institute Frozen foods are experiencing substantial sales growth that may continue...
On April 15, we published an article speculating about whether the plant-based food trend would survive COVID-19. At that time, meat sales had been spiking and a few analysts had predicted that shopping during the pandemic would focus on...
Overall, food and beverage manufacturers are moving toward pre-COVID-19 levels of production, according to Plex Systems, Inc, which offers a smart manufacturing platform. However, food companies are having varied experiences depending on the specific company and food sector, and...
Daily online sales for grocery jumped 110% in April, according to Adobe’s Digital Economy Index (DEI). This is, of course, due to the current pandemic, which is driving e-commerce across the board. But will it last? That’s the question. Some big...
Food prices are steadily increasing, now for the eighth consecutive month, according to the most recent CPI report. The overall food price index went up by 1.5% in April, significantly greater than March’s 0.3% increase. Food at home  Food at home...
As we say goodbye to April showers and hope for May flowers, take a minute to catch up on our top food industry articles from the past month.  #1. The Effects of Coronavirus on the Pet Food Industry Many pet owners...
COVID-19 has changed consumer buying patterns. Tracking verified point-of-sale and e-commerce data, market research company IRI has published a series of reports over recent weeks showing the effects of COVID-19 on consumers and the CPG and retail industries. To bring...
The economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis have left many industries, businesses, organizations, and households struggling to get by. But help is on the way — the food industry is reaching out to feed, fund, and serve neighbors in...
Food prices continue to rise, now for the seventh month in a row, according to the most recent CPI report. March’s overall price index increase was 0.3%. Food at home  Food at home prices went up by 0.5% in March, the...
The pet food industry is experiencing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, not unlike the food industry. Pet food manufacturers qualify as essential operations, according to government agencies, and many facilities have had to hire additional staff, ramp up...

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