Sunday, January 26, 2020
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,...
The desire for customization is one of the biggest trends making waves in the food industry, especially among younger generations. Millennials love to DIY, which is driving growth in prepared foods and leading restaurants to offer customizable options. Gen...
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...
23% more consumers prioritize sustainability in their food choices now compared to a year ago, according to a new report from Tastewise. The company uses artificial intelligence to mine online data, including social media conversations, restaurant menus, and home...
2016's New Product Pacesetters Report released last month from IRI reveals a few things marketers can learn from the top food and beverage products introduced last year. There's a notable, ongoing shift in consumer preferences toward innovation and interaction. Willingness to try...
Is Big Food in Trouble?, a recent report from A.T. Kearney and The Hartman Group, found that large food companies are losing ground to small and medium-sized competitors. Here's a summary of their findings and their advice for the future. Large food...
Now more than ever, your food company needs marketing strategies built on values and transparency. You also need to be agile enough to adjust to changing consumer demands and ever-evolving channels of engagement. We’ve assembled a map of industry forecasts,...
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...
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...
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...

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3 Steps to Cleaning Compliance for Your Entire Food Plant

eBook sponsored by Nilfisk In the food manufacturing industry, cleaning is business-critical. Not only are recalls an ever-present threat, but the FDA, USDA, OSHA, and...