Nov 17 2020
02-Nov-2020 Last updated on 05-Nov-2020 at 16:37 GMT
Chili peppers play an important role in the food industry today. They enhance the flavor—heat, pungency, warmth and bite—as well as the color of prepared foods. For food manufacturers, these ingredients often come in the form of an extract. As regional cuisines have become more globalized, consumer preference for foods […]
Nov 09 2020
By Jesse Newman and Kirk Maltais
Updated Oct. 28, 2020 2:23 pm ET
The U.S. cheese industry is reeling from seven months of chaos as the coronavirus pandemic causes upheaval in prices and demand.
Prices for cheeses from mozzarella to cheddar hit near-record highs this month, but cheese makers are on edge after sharp swings in demand have thrown their production […]
Nov 02 2020
Chicory, a digital shopper marketing platform for CPG and grocery companies, has released the results of a new national grocery consumer research study, “Online Grocery Usership Changes from Pre-Pandemic to Present.” The results of this fourth quarterly consumer survey quantify the impact of COVID-19 on online grocery usage by comparing current results to past quarterly […]
Oct 26 2020
Source: Brian Amick
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a rise in consumers’ cravings for comfort foods and indulgent items like baked goods. A new nationwide survey conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by General Mills Foodservice finds that more than one in four Americans (28 percent) are eating more baked goods as a result […]
Oct 19 2020
Source: Dairy Management Inc.
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Signaling bold climate change action, the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy today unveiled the Net Zero Initiative, an industry-wide effort that will help U.S. dairy farms of all sizes and geographies implement new technologies and adopt economically viable practices. The initiative is a critical component of U.S. dairy’s environmental […]
Oct 05 2020
Source: Supermarket Perimeter
KANSAS CITY, MO. – Whether it’s due to the kids being home from school, adults making lunches at home versus grabbing lunch around their office, or a continuation of limited foodservice operations, consumers are making a lot more sandwiches and deli meat consumption has gone up amid COVID-19.
Since early March, deli meat sales […]
Sep 28 2020
Source: USDA FSIS
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Food Safety (OFS) and the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) have released a plan to decrease Salmonella, one of the leading causes of foodborne illnesses. The Roadmap to Reducing Salmonella: Driving Change through Science-Based Policy outlines programs and policies that are science-based, data-driven, […]
Sep 22 2020
Source: Supermarket Perimeter
LOS ALTOS, CALIF. – In Placer.ai’s most recent analysis of shopper trends in the grocery industry, data shows visits are up, shopping times are shifting, and trip duration is going up, but frequency is going down. The week starting Aug. 17, the overall grocery industry was still down 5.3% overall in shopping trips. […]
Sep 08 2020
Source: Dairy Business Association
GREEN BAY, Wis. — Dairy Strong, an annual conference that brings together farmers and a wide variety of others connected to the dairy community, will move to an online-only format in January, the Dairy Business Association (DBA) announced.
The DBA event this past January drew 600 farmers, corporate professionals, government and university representatives, […]