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By Dax Schaefer, corporate executive chef and director of culinary innovation at Asenzya Inc. Move aside, Millennials, there’s a new generation quietly earning development and marketing dollars. Larger and more culinary educated than any...
The retail sales growth of natural food and beverage products is much higher than growth of the overall food and beverage market, according the 2019 State of the Natural Industry report from SPINS.  The total food and beverage retail market...
From vegan-friendly proteins to clean label ingredients and even insects, today’s pets eat very differently from their domestic and wild ancestors. As consumers become more mindful of what’s in their own food, they’re also studying the nutritional content of...
The word superfood may feel like a relatively recent addition to the common lexicon. But the idea of a magical food that has extremely high nutritional content and/or health benefits has been around for roughly a century. The first superfood...
“Sugar's big, but not beloved,” according to The State of Sugar, a report from Social Standards. The report analyzed 5.5 million worldwide social media conversations about sweeteners and found that, while sugar is still the most talked-about sweetener, consumers...
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,...

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