Oct 17 2023
NEW YORK — The Specialty Food Association (SFA) Trendspotter Panel has predicted what will be hot in specialty food for 2024. Ranging from soup to cell-based meat and seafood to peach to value–and more–the Trendspotters have set their sights on a diverse list of trends for the $194 billion specialty food industry.
“Maximizing pleasure and minimizing stress, as […]
Jul 27 2023
Consumer demand for cheese as one of the favorite snacks globally has risen following the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic influenced snacking trends that have led to heightened demand for comfort foods, ease of convenience, and healthy snacks. (1) A significant portion of the global population (52%) is shifting towards consuming snacks which have increased during […]
Jun 01 2023
The Feedback Group, which provides actionable stakeholder feedback, released findings from new national research conducted with 1,000 online food shoppers about their experience shopping for food and groceries.
Supermarkets topped the list with an impressive overall satisfaction rating of 4.40 on a five-point scale. Amazon followed closely behind with a score of 4.30, while mass […]
Jan 11 2023
Online U.S. grocery sales totaled $9.1 billion in December, up 2.4% from $8.9 billion in the year-earlier period, according to the monthly Brick Meets Click/Mercatus grocery shopping survey.
Driving the growth was a combination of more households buying groceries online and slightly higher order values.
Pickup, which includes instore, curbside, lockers and drive-up, accounted for $4.4 billion in sales, […]
Oct 03 2022
Bold Commerce, the ecommerce technology company that powers checkout and subscription experiences for leading retailers and DTC brands, today announces its newest curbside checkout feature for brick-and-mortar and omnichannel retailers. Curb Up enables retailers to recapture the high-margin impulse purchases lost with the growth of curbside checkout by introducing upsell and cross-sell opportunities after an order has been […]
Dec 16 2021
Grocery Deep Dive – Winter Update
The offline grocery sector performed exceptionally well throughout the pandemic, and the
grocery space is continuing to benefit considerably from the pandemic’s impact on retail
patterns. Our Grocery Deep Dive whitepapers from October 2020 and June 2021 describe
how the pandemic affected grocery foot traffic and consumer behavior at the height of the
Dec 15 2021
Coco’s latest remote-operated vehicle to debut at Erewhon Market
Coco has launched COCO 1, a larger, more advanced version of its signature pink bot.
Robot-based food delivery service Coco has partnered with micro-mobility hardware manufacturer Segway on the design and manufacture of the new COCO 1, a larger, more advanced version of the tech company’s signature pink bot. With its increased […]
Dec 15 2021
A look at the latest investments, partnerships and developments in the race to change the way the world gets its meat.
Updated December 8, 2021 • By Megan Poinski
ell-based meat once sounded like an idea out of science fiction. Now, it’s a reality.
At the end of 2020, there were more than 70 startups across the globe working on making meat, seafood, and […]
Dec 15 2021