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Meal kit popularity continues to rise as adult consumers seek to simplify food prep, eat healthier, and try new recipes, says a new Harris Poll. More than 2,000 adults participated, including 474 who purchased a meal kit online or...
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...
Plant-based food sales are growing five times faster than overall food sales, according to new research from the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and The Good Food Institute (GFI). Meanwhile, Rabobank data show that sales in a previously rapidly...
Product availability, product quality, and on-time delivery are the three most important factors for food processors selecting suppliers for replacement parts, according to the most recent study by Food Engineering. Lowest price, electronic ordering and order tracking, and national or global...
In an era when people have to discern fact from fiction every day on their news feeds, the last thing they want to do is play a guessing game about what’s in their food. A new report from Label...
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,...
According to a study by The Center for Food Integrity, consumers are finding it difficult to trust the food industry. In fact, just under half of survey respondents said they believe the food industry is headed in the right...
Food labels can be confusing. Many shoppers look for specific label claims that suggest nutritious products — claims like “natural,” “no GMOs,” and “no added sugars.” But consumers may not have a clear idea of what those words mean....
What do sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans -- and even coffee -- have in common? The ability to lower blood pressure, even in high sodium diets, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology. The...
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...