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    • Retailers May Grapple With Thanksgiving Supply Shortage

      22 Oct 2021

      Five Thanksgiving-related categories have elevated and worsening out-of-stock rates, according to IRI which is tracking the availability, demand, price, and promotion of a basket of items for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

      “Halloween season is shaping up nicely with the category growing in double digits, and we are recording significant out-of-stock rates on several Thanksgiving-related […]

    • Pandemic Category Sales Poised to Outlast Pandemic

      Pandemic Category Sales Poised to Outlast Pandemic

      By: Gina Acosta


      A year after COVID-19 paralyzed the nation, shoppers are still buying a lot of face masks, hand sanitizer and household cleaner, and demand in those categories shows no signs of easing.

      That’s the major revelation from shopper intelligence leader Catalina, which began closely tracking the impact of buying behavior at grocery […]

    • Pizza Trends That Could Make or Break Sales This Year

      Pizza has always been a fan favorite. In any given week, nearly half (44%) of American consumers eat pizza from a restaurant at least once, Technomic found, and 3 in 10 consume frozen or take-and-bake/refrigerated pizza.

      Although food trucks, customizable fast casual chains and other concepts have made the marketplace considerably more competitive in recent years, traditional pizza […]

    • Online grocery shopping quadruples since 2017

      Catherine Douglas Moran/Food Dive


      Lauren Manning


      March 31, 2021

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      Dive Brief:

      The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a major spike in shopping online for groceries, according to a new survey of nearly 8,000 consumers from PowerReviews. More than six in 10 consumers say they shop for groceries online more now than they did pre-pandemic. Seventy-three percent of consumers have bought grocery items online […]

    • How algae’s potential could make other ingredients green with envy

      The one-celled organism can be cultivated anywhere — and with research and Big Food partnerships, it might be the next great sustainability story.

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      Jan. 21, 2021

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      When Mars Inc. announced in 2016 that it would remove all artificial colors from its human food products in the next five years, Leonard Lerer saw an […]

    • Unilever sets $1.2B sales goal for plant-based products


      Megan Poinski@meganpoinski

      Nov. 18, 2020

      Dive Brief:

      Unilever set a sales target of 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) from plant-based meat and dairy alternatives in the next five to seven years, the company announced. 

      The sales will come from both potential new offerings and plant-based versions of brands it already owns — including Hellmann’s, Ben & Jerry’s, Talenti and Magnum […]

    • REAL Eggs Make a Real Difference

      There is no single one-to-one substitution that can replace the multiple functional and synergistic properties supplied by REAL egg ingredients.

      The flavor, functionality and appeal of REAL eggs delivers the gold standard formulators expect and consumers demand. It is a gold standard product—measured by taste, texture and appearance—that prompts repeat purchases and results in market success. […]

    • Why the Hot & Spicy Food Trend is an Exciting Opportunity

      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 […]