Jan 23 2020
90% of Shoppers Want Self-Checkout Machines to Automatically Identify Items According to Shekel-Sponsored Consumer Survey
Source: Shekel Brainweigh Ltd.
NEW YORK–While nearly two-thirds of consumers frequently use self-checkout machines at the grocery store, nearly 75% stated difficulty in entering goods and frequent overrides were their biggest concerns with the technology. And 90 percent of consumers desire self-checkout machines that can automatically identify items. The survey conducted over SurveyMonkey and sponsored by […]
Jan 13 2020
Rockville (MD) — The prevailing demographic of organic consumers skews in two directions. Most obvious are consumers who are upscale (including higher educational attainment and household income). Less obvious are younger adult consumers of the Gen Z (ages 18-24) and Millennial (ages 25-39) generations, reveals Packaged Facts in the new market research study Eating Trends: […]
Dec 02 2019
Source: Laura Reiley, The Washington Post
Cheese is caught in the crossfire.
The European Union claimed the United States has been illegally subsidizing the aircraft manufacturer Boeing. The United States said the EU has been illegally subsidizing Airbus to the detriment of companies like Boeing. The Trump administration-imposed tariffs on about $7.5 billion in European Union goods. […]
Oct 21 2019
Source: BROOKE PATTON, Beef Checkoff
When it comes to dining out, current consumer demand for high-quality protein is an important factor influencing diner decisions. Millennials guide these trends, as they’re likely to spend more money dining out and less time preparing food at home than other major demographic groups1. This group of consumers, in general, dine […]
Aug 26 2019
Source: Category Partners, LLC
Idaho Falls, ID – With increasing concerns about both food safety and the environment, there are pros and cons to using plastic packaging for fresh foods. Add to that, consumer demand for convenience, and the question becomes even more complicated. This variety of consumer expectations begs the question…”What do consumers want when […]
Aug 19 2019
Source: Andrew Greiner, You Gov Deli
The people have spoken.
America’s top sandwich is the grilled cheese, according to the results of a YouGov survey that asked a representative sample of 1,223 people to weigh in on their top sandwich choice.
The ooey, gooey grilled cheese – a comfort food staple – earned the most nods for “like” […]
Aug 05 2019
IDFA Announces Inaugural NextGen Leadership Class, Prepares Future Leaders for Dairy Industry / Source: International Dairy Foods Association
WASHINGTON – The International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) today announced the roster of the inaugural NextGen Leadership Class, a group of 13 up-and-coming professionals in the dairy industry who have been identified by their companies as tomorrow’s industry leaders. “The future of the dairy industry is only as strong as the people who work for […]
Jun 24 2019
MADISON, Wis. — If you ask anyone to identify what makes Wisconsin special, they are likely to say cheese. Wisconsin cheesemakers have the same sense of pride and passion for what they do as some of the world’s best authors, athletes and architects – which inspires them to do things they’d otherwise only dream of […]
Jun 10 2019
IDFA’s Advocacy for ‘Natural Cheese’ Definition Achieves Action / Source: International Dairy Foods Association Dairy
The term “natural cheese”’ has been used by the U.S. cheese industry for decades, and one of IDFA’s top priorities is for Congress to include a definition of this term in federal statute to protect against consumer confusion. IDFA came closer to reaching this goal last week when Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Ron Wyden […]