Sponsored by United Soybean Board Getting back to innovation The past year has been one of countless changes  and unforeseen challenges, as restauranteurs, grocers, and the food manufacturers that support them grappled with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic – from...
Consumers don’t just support causes with their words — they’re also willing to put more of their money behind value-driven brands, according to the results Akeneo’s recent survey of 3,500 consumers in seven countries. The survey didn’t focus specifically...
With a wide selection of treats available, spoiling pets has never been easier. And since many pet owners are spending more time at home, they’re welcoming the chance to generously pamper their pets with savory snacks. Here are some of...
Sales of plant-based food grew 27% to more than $7 billion, according to the latest data from the Plant Based Foods Association (PBFA) and the Good Food Institute. Nearly six in 10 (57%) of US households bought plant-based food...
An overarching 2021 food industry trend is “getting back to basics,” according to a new 2021 Food Trends report from McKinney. Companies are cutting marginal products and focusing on core, most-in-demand offerings. “The brands that will excel in 2021...
Before the pandemic, I ate out a couple of times a week. For the past year, except for occasionally ordering out, I’ve mostly cooked at home. I’m excited to visit my favorite restaurants again when the crisis is over,...
Food fatigue is real. After a year of cooking at home, consumers are ready to travel with their taste buds, according to the Kerry Innovating with Trending Savory Tastes report for 2021. Every year, Kerry releases Taste Charts that identify...
America will never return to the normal of February 2020, according to The CPG Post-Pandemic Outlook, a report from Consumer Brands Association (CBA). The pandemic is permanently changing behavior and how consumers relate to CPG products. “The question for the CPG industry is...
Year-over-year sales growth for organic produce surpassed that of conventional produce in 2020, according to Organic Produce Network’s State of Organic Produce 2020 report.  With the exception of May 2020, organic sales growth was consistently higher than conventional produce sales...
By Audra Nebolini, CBX Every food marketing brief for the past decade has used the word “Millennial,” along with the message that this generation demands new products and experiences to make life better. In the realm of brand strategy and design,...