At their annual reThinkFood Conference in Napa November 4-6, the Culinary Institute of America and MIT Media Lab will honor 8 "disruptive startups shaping the future of food and technology." Part of the rTF Innovator Program, the selected startups fall into...
Happy Pi Day! I hope you're taking this opportunity to celebrate with a slice of your favorite pie, which, according to a Harris poll, is likely to be a sweet pie with delicious filling. Apple pie came out on top in the informal...
Agricultural producer sentiment held steady for the third month in a row, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer, released on Wednesday. The barometer slightly rose between the May and June surveys. Overall, sentiment remains well over...
Millennials have the most buying power of any generation, so their food purchasing behavior has far-reaching implications for the future of the food industry. A recent study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture reveals just how much Millennials spend...
An annual survey by American Pet Products Association (APPA) found that dogs are still America’s favorite pet — half of U.S. homes include at least one dog. APPA analysts gathered responses from nearly 3,500 pet owners and balanced it...
There’s no denying the impact that the younger generations are having on the food industry. Companies only recently started to get a handle on what Millennials want, and then Gen Z came along and pushed the industry even farther...
“Halloween celebrations are likely to be different this year, with an earlier start to the season and more geographic differences than in prior years,” said Chairman and CEO Michele Buck, The Hershey Company, during the second quarter earnings call.  Halloween...
In the wealth of speculation and analysis over the future of the global packaged foods industry, it's difficult to know what to watch out for and whether growth will skyrocket or slump. In any case, the constant evolution of technology...
Label Insight recently released its 2016 Transparency ROI study, and the results show that product transparency is a central issue for today’s food consumers. Read on for highlights about what information consumers want, how they want it, and the...
According to a Bloomberg report, Nestle scientists have discovered a new method to reduce sugar in chocolate by up to 40%. Chief Technology Officer Stefan Catsicas told Bloomberg that the company has developed a way to alter the structure...