Wednesday, February 26, 2020
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...
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,...
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...
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,...
Food manufacturers have been scrambling to meet consumers' demands for healthier processed foods. They've reformulated their products to reduce or eliminate added sugars, preservatives, and certain fats. But there's been one stubborn holdout: sodium. A study published last year showed...
Millennials have the most buying power of any generation, so their food purchasing behavior has far-reaching implications for the future of the food industry. A recent study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals just how much Millennials spend...
2017 is projected to be a profitable year for the food and beverage industry, according to data in the Mazars USA 2017 Food & Beverage Industry Study released last month. Despite the positive outlook, new government regulations, consumer expectations,...
Gen Z is set to rock the food industry as they gain independence, according to Hartman Group’s Gen Z 2018 Report. And considering these 12 to 20-year-olds contribute $143 billion in direct spending, it’s critical to understand what influences...
Lead was detected in 20% of baby food samples compared to 14% in other foods, according to a new report from the nonprofit advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). EDF evaluated data collected and assayed by the FDA between...
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...

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