Tuesday, May 21, 2019
The upward trend of food costs continues. In March, the overall food index rose 0.3%, following a 0.2% increase in February, according the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI) report. Here’s a closer look at the March Index numbers. Steady price...
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...
In a recent report, Nielsen lays out a clear picture of which food trends took hold last year — and which trends will continue to make an impact in the food industry. Transparency and sustainability Transparency has long been on...
Food science researchers at Oregon State University have developed a new edible film wrap to keep food fresh. Professor Yanyun Zhao and her team have created edible film in the past, but unlike other edible films, this one is...
A new study published by the American Heart Association (AHA) estimates that added sugar labels could result in a savings of more than $30 billion in healthcare and more than $60 billion in societal costs over a 20-year period....
Interest in plant-based diets has been growing steadily. According to the Plant Based Foods Industry, this sector now represents a more than $5 billion market in the United States alone. And a market research report earlier this year found...
Word of mouth has always been important for brands. And today, a lot of that conversation happens over social media. In a first-of-its-kind study of offline and online consumer engagement, Engagement Labs recently named Kellogg's the top TotalSocial food brand,...
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,...
As population growth outpaces the world’s food supply, smart food manufacturers need to develop new protein sources out of plants, algae, and insects to rely less and less on livestock, according to CB Insights' Feeding the Future report. By...
The findings are very preliminary and, so far, only in mice...but, according to Science Daily, new research suggests that a bacteria found in yogurt may be able to reduce symptoms of depression. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of...
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