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...
Even while Millennials' food preferences turn toward premium products, consumers' willingness-to-pay overall dropped this month, according to the new Food Demand Survey by Oklahoma State University. The survey, which is performed monthly, explores consumer views of food safety, quality, and price,...
Snacking in the morning, snacking in the evening, snacking at suppertime. Almost one-quarter of all snacks are eaten at meal times, according to research from NPD Group. The study found that consumers aren’t adding snack times to their schedules. Rather,...
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...
The demand for RTE poultry packaging products will reach $450 million by 2021, according to new research from the Freedonia Group. Growth in the packaging sector will be boosted by growth in the overall prepared foods market, "as consumers continue to see...
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,...
We all know that marbling matters. Marbling is a main factor that determines the grade of beef, and it's what gives beef its flavor, tenderness, and juiciness. What might not matter, according to a new study by Kansas State University meat...
Happy Frozen Food Month! Here are three studies whose results show frozen produce doesn't deserve its reputation for being less healthy than fresh. 1. Frozen vs fresh In 2015, researchers at the University of California at Davis compared the nutrient content for fresh versus frozen...
Apples and bananas? More like pita chips and french fries! A recent Datassential study found that almost half of consumers eat a salty snack every day. Out of sweet, salty, natural, and entrée snack options, salty snacks topped the...
The price of food rose 0.2% for U.S. consumers in February, following a 0.1% increase to start the year, says the latest Consumer Price Index (CPI). Overall, food prices remained flat last month compared to February 2016. The food...