Tuesday, January 15, 2019
“Packaging is becoming as important as what is in the package for more grocery shoppers,” according to the 2019 Food and Beverage Packaging Trends report from Evergreen Packaging. Evergreen believes “clean packaging” is the...
Food trend predictions proliferate at this time of the year. How much do the 2019 forecasts agree? We looked at predictions from the Specialty Food Association (SFA), Innova Marketing Insights, Mintel, Whole Foods, Kroger, and FreshDirect to find six mega trends for 2019.
The food-buying habits of Millennials, with their accompanying effects on the food industry, have received a lot of attention. Now a new generation is set to bring more change. Called Post-Millennials, iGeneration (iGen), or Generation Z (Gen Z), these...
You’ll be hard-pressed to find a trendier food retailer than Whole Foods, so it’s always exciting to explore the trends they expect to shake up the food industry. Here’s what Whole Foods’ experts predict will take the food industry...
Spotting a multibillion dollar opportunity and a way to shore up declining revenue, leading beverage manufacturers, including Coca Cola, Molson-Coors, and Heineken are banking on new non-alcoholic cannabis drinks. This will position them well to meet consumer demand in...
Consumer satisfaction with food manufacturing companies is up, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index report. This is, in part, because companies have worked to satisfy consumer demands for healthier products. David VanAmburg, ACSI managing director said in a...
Most parents with kids 24 months and younger are confident that they’re feeding their children an age-appropriate and nutritious diet, according to new survey data from International Food Information Council (IFIC) Foundation. Even so, parents still grapple with uncertainty...
Food labels are contentious, as evidenced by the recent heated fights over mandatory labeling for food containing GMOs or added sugars. They’re also confusing. Even when label claims are present, consumers don’t know what to make of them or how...
Using plastic packaging in the food and beverage industry is falling by the wayside. Not only are companies realizing the environmental impact of single-use plastic, but they’re responding to their consumers’ heightened sense of environmental responsibility. Consumers relying on brands...
When it comes to food choices, convenience has been a driving force for a while now. A new survey from Acosta and Technomic uncovered one reason convenience is so important: most people don’t plan their meals in advance. A...

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