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 14 2021
Published Dec. 7, 2021
Sarah ZimmermanAssociate Editor
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Oatly is building out its global manufacturing footprint “at an unprecedented pace” to address supply shortages and meet the growing demand for plant-based milk, CEO Toni Petersson said on the company’s Q3 earnings call.
Three plants are set to open in the U.S., […]
Dec 09 2021
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, […]
Dec 09 2021
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, […]
Oct 22 2021
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 […]
Sep 17 2021
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 […]
Jun 30 2021
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 […]