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, […]
Aug 24 2020
USDA Announces $ 18.4 Million in Grants Awarded to the Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives Program
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced the Dairy Business Innovation Initiatives grant program has awarded $18.4 million to the initiatives at the University of Tennessee, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets and the University of Wisconsin.
The three initiatives were competitively selected in fiscal year 2019 to fulfill the purpose of […]
Aug 17 2020
Coronavirus Leads to More Use of Contactless Credit Cards and Mobile Payments Despite Cost and Security Concerns
Source: National Retail Federation
WASHINGTON – With consumers worried about touching surfaces during the coronavirus pandemic, the use of mobile payments and contactless credit or debit cards has significantly increased in the past few months, according to research released today by the National Retail Federation and Forrester. “Health experts say there is no clear evidence that […]
Aug 10 2020
Source: International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Bakery
Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) has published their weekly industry COVID-19 Impact report.
This week’s report found that more than four months after the big spikes in grocery sales at the start of the pandemic, CPG sales continue to track well ahead of the 2019 […]
Aug 03 2020
Source: Supermarket Perimeter Weekly – Emily Park
KANSAS CITY, MO. – Since more families have been spending time at home, most consumers are also cooking more at home. Data from Boston-based Influence Central shows that 88% of consumers are cooking from home more than they were pre-pandemic, with 49% of those people making their meals from […]
Jul 27 2020
Source: Eric Stann, University of Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo. – In the future, a durable coating could help keep food-contact surfaces clean in the food processing industry, including in meat processing plants. A new study from a team of University of Missouri engineers and food scientists demonstrates that the coating — made from titanium dioxide — is […]
Jul 20 2020
WASHINGTON – The U.S Department of Agriculture (USDA) today posted the 2020 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s final scientific report, an objective review of the latest available science on specific nutrition topics. The report’s evidence-based findings will inform USDA and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as they co-develop the 2020-2025 Dietary […]
Jul 13 2020
Source: International Dairy Deli Bakery Association Bakery, Dairy,
Madison, WI — The International Dairy Deli Bakery Association has released their latest COVID-19 Impact report. These reports reflect how the current pandemic is impacting the bakery, dairy, deli meat, deli, cheese, and deli prepared sectors.
This week’s report found total store sales, including the fresh perimeter dropped back […]
Jul 06 2020
Source: Retail Feedback Group
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y. — The Retail Feedback Group (RFG), a leader in providing actionable stakeholder feedback, today released the 2020 U.S. Online & In-Store Grocery Shopping Study. This report provides valuable insight from both online and in-store supermarket shoppers, collected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dual Channel Shopping Becoming More Common, Particularly Among Younger […]