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Results of a new study show that food naturalness is very important to consumers and that this factor influences what people eat. But there’s a trick: there’s no agreed-upon definition of naturalness, in the industry or among consumers. The study,...
A recent study from the International Food Information Council revealed that adults over 50 are relying on their diet to boost their health. Results of the study were based on survey responses from 1,005 Americans 50 and older. The...
Almost every household in America (98%) purchases single-serve grab-and-go snacking products, pushing the individual snacking category to a value of $33 billion, according to a new report from Nielsen. Annual spending on these products increased 1.1% over last year,...
Prompted by global climate change and shifting consumer demands, the economy is pivoting in favor of environmentally sustainable companies. According to new research from CDP, Danone and Nestlé are a step (or two) ahead in the food and beverage...
WASHINGTON, March 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roughly 90 percent of Easter baskets will include chocolate or candy, according to a national survey by the National Confectioners Association. "Americans enjoy having chocolate and candy to help make celebrations like Easter even...
The food industry has tremendous opportunity for growth in the Midwest, particularly in northern and east-central Indiana and southwest Michigan, according to a study commissioned by Indiana Michigan Power. The results indicate that the baking and snack food, dairy,...
Sustainably-marketed products accounted for 50% of consumer packaged goods (CPG) growth from 2013 to 2018, according to NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business. Further, products with sustainability claims on-package accounted for 16.6% of the total CPG market in 2018, delivering...
Almost 6 in 10 Americans report having household discussions about the meaning of food date labels, and 4 in 10 say they've had disagreements about whether to keep a food product or throw it away, according to a new...
Technomic’s 2018 Ethnic Food & Beverage Consumer Trend Report found that 82% of consumers order ethnic flavors and cuisine, and 32% of those are willing to shell out more for authentic dishes. Aiming for authenticity won’t just bring in...
The cost of complying with food safety regulations in the meat and poultry industries can be immense, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Food Science. In fact, developing a food safety plan alone can cost...