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    • Grocery Food Prices Remain on the Rise

      The price for food at home increased 0.4% in January compared to December, marking the highest monthly increase in a year, according to the latest Consumer Price Index. Food at home has gone up 2.6% over the last 12 months.

      The overall food index also rose 0.4% in the first month of 2024.

      Four of the six […]

    • Top 2024 Food and Beverage Trends Revealed by Specialty Food Association Trendspotter Panel

      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 […]

    • Grocery Deep Dive – Winter Update

      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
      pandemic […]

    • 12/03/2021 Robotic Startup Branches Into Grocery With New Delivery Bot

      Coco’s latest remote-operated vehicle to debut at Erewhon Market

      Marian Zboraj

      Digital Editor

       

      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 […]

    • Tracking the cell-based meat space

      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 […]

    • Gen-X Specialty Food Consumers: What They Want

      Denise Purcell | 7 Dec 2021

      Gen-X, adults ages 42-56, are driven to purchase specialty foods on impulse or to use as ingredients, according to the SFA’s Today’s Specialty Food Consumer report, 2021-2022 Edition. The annual report surveys consumers to understand the demographics, behaviors, usage occasions, and shopping habits by different generations.

      Here are highlights of some Gen-X drivers, […]

    • Boomer Specialty Food Consumers: What They Want

      Denise Purcell | 8 Dec 2021

      Boomers, adults ages 57 – 75, are driven to purchase specialty foods with unusual or authentic flavors, according to the SFA’s Today’s Specialty Food Consumer report, 2021-2022 Edition. The annual report surveys consumers to understand the demographics, behaviors, usage occasions, and shopping habits by different generations.

      Here are highlights of some Boomer drivers, […]