Tuesday, October 23, 2018
According to new research from Acosta, there is one thing every generation can agree on: the importance of protein. Older generations put protein high on the grocery list because of associated health benefits. Younger generations, most notably, Millennials, are...
The desire for customization is one of the biggest trends making waves in the food industry, especially among younger generations. Millennials love to DIY, which is driving growth in prepared foods and leading restaurants to offer customizable options. Gen...
Gone are the days when meat and potatoes are on the menu seven days a week. According to the 2018 U.S. Flavor Trends Report from Mintel, ingredients spanning every corner of the globe and color of the rainbow are...
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,...
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...
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...
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...
Health is consumers’ top priority for breakfast foods, according to a new study by health, nutrition, and materials company DSM. More than three-quarters of the respondents from seven countries said they're conscious of the health aspects of foods they...
A report from flavor producer Fona International says the food industry might be phasing out the use of “natural” claims sooner rather than later because the lack of a formal, FDA-approved definition of the word is causing more problems...
Clean labels, fresh products, and brand transparency are must-haves for increasingly health-conscious consumers. A new Packaged Facts report reveals that parents are especially concerned with finding inherently “healthy” foods, not just for themselves, but for their kids. In fact,...

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