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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...
For a long time, frozen food didn’t stand a chance against fresh. But according to market research company NPD Group, the frozen food aisle is getting more crowded. NPD’s The Future of Dinner Report says that last year, people...
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...
If food packages could talk, the chatter of their health claims would be deafening every time you entered the grocery store. Labels like gluten-free, low carb, non-GMO are everywhere. But do they really influence customer purchasing and eating behavior? Since...
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...
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2019 Food and Health Survey show heightened interest in plant-based eating, sustainability claims’ varying impact on purchasing decisions, confusion surrounding food and nutrition terms, and more. Factors driving food purchases Survey respondents said...
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...
Updated Feb. 28 to include study limitations. Increased consumption of ultra-processed foods is associated with higher risk of all-cause mortality, according to the results of a study published earlier this month in JAMA Internal Medicine. The authors analyzed dietary records...
92% of consumers don’t notice sustainability logos on product packaging, according to a new study by QuadPackaging and Package InSight. At the same time, 40% say sustainability influences their buying decisions. The researchers used mobile eye-tracking technology to determine where...
A recent IRI survey, Early View 2019: Food & Beverage Trends, reveals which generations allow wiggle room in their grocery budget and also reinforces well-documented evidence of plant-based eating and sustainability being top of mind for today’s consumers. Younger Millennials...

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