Tuesday, July 23, 2019
In a new report, What Consumers Want to Buy and Why, Mintel looks into consumer motivations behind the sales success of 2018’s top 10 new food product launches. Those top launches, determined by IRI Pacesetters, were as follows: Source: Mintel Mintel’s...
Companies that give back, get back.  Philanthropy is a word of Greek origin meaning “love of mankind.” But it’s not just that love driving businesses to do good. Corporations with charitable missions forge connections with cause-conscious consumers. They also boost...
The sales of specialty food and beverages were $148.7 billion in 2018, according to The State of the Specialty Food Industry, 2019-2020 Edition from The Specialty Food Association and reported in the Summer 2019 issue of Specialty Food Magazine....
Portland, Oregon, is the best food city in the United States. I’m not just saying that because I live there — both WalletHub and Jetsetter agree. Usually when people talk about Portland having great food, they’re referring to our amazing...
Clif Bar & Company, Conagra Brands, General Mills, Keurig Dr Pepper, and The Hershey Company are standouts when it comes to community-mindedness, according to nonprofit organization Points of Light. These five food companies made this year’s The Civic 50,...
One of the issues around food waste is the byproducts produced in making certain foods. Often these leftovers end up in landfills. Now, more companies are finding ways to use byproducts to create new food or other products, which...
Cannabidiol (CBD) products are enjoying wild success in the pet industry, with sales hitting $13 million in 2017 and predicted to jump to $125 million by 2022. And according to a recent survey by Packaged Facts, 39% of dog...
The International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation’s 2019 Food and Health Survey show heightened interest in plant-based eating, sustainability claims’ varying impact on purchasing decisions, confusion surrounding food and nutrition terms, and more. Factors driving food purchases Survey respondents said...
Food companies that want to continue to grow can no longer ignore social, political, and environmental values. Among the research that shows consumers make decisions based on these values is a 2018 L.E.K. Consulting survey that found consumers increasingly...
For a long time, frozen food didn’t stand a chance against fresh. But according to market research company NPD Group, the frozen food aisle is getting more crowded. NPD’s The Future of Dinner Report says that last year, people...

[Webinar] 3 Steps to Contamination Control in Food Processing

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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

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