Jul 22 2019
People Are Willing to Pay Nearly Twice as Much For Plant-Based Milk / Source: JEANETTE SETTEMBRE, MarketWatch Dairy, Got plant-based milk?
That’s the question driving the alternative milk market. Sales of plant-based varieties have grown 6% over the past year, now comprising 13% of the entire milk category, new data released this week from The Good Food Institute and Plant Based Foods Association show. Sales of cow’s milk, meanwhile, have declined 3%, according to the report.
Jul 08 2019
Beyond Meat surprised the stock market when the company turned out to be the best IPO of 2019.
Alternative meat was having a moment.
Alternative milk, on the other hand, has been quietly revolutionizing the dairy industry for years.
Milk, the kind from cows, was once a staple of the American diet.
But now consumers have their choice between […]
Jul 01 2019
Identifying Top Dairy Food Trends that can Impact the Growth of Companies in 2019 / Source: SpendEdge
LONDON– SpendEdge, a leading provider of procurement market intelligence solutions, has announced the completion of their latest article on the top dairy food trends in 2019. Companies in the dairy industry are witnessing a number of opportunities and challenges at different levels. The rising popularity of plant-based dairy alternatives and low sugar foods is compelling […]
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 17 2019
Specialty Food Sales Near $ 150B: 2019 State of the Specialty Food Industry Report / Source: Specialty Food Association Deli
NEW YORK — The Specialty Food Association’s (SFA) annual State of the Specialty Food Industry Report, issued today, reveals that specialty food remains one of the fastest-growing segments of the food business. Fueled by increasing interest from both consumers and retailers, total sales jumped 9.8 percent between 2016 and 2018, reaching $148.7 billion last year. […]
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 […]
Jun 03 2019
QUINCY — It was just a scrap of paper on the floor of a Stop & Shop supermarket in Quincy, near the produce section. But for Marty, no matter how small the scrap, it was one piece too many. At the sight of it, Marty froze and called for backup. Marty is not some teenager […]
May 28 2019
Food Retail Industry Applauds FDA Support for Product Code Date Labeling Initiative Source: Food Marketing Institute Retail & FoodService
ARLINGTON, VA – Food Marketing Institute (FMI) today received a letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that supports our industry’s efforts, in concert with the food manufacturing community, to reduce consumer confusion regarding food product date labels. FMI President and CEO Leslie Sarasin replied to the letter, saying:
“On behalf of FMI’s retail, […]
May 20 2019
Survey Finds Most Americans are Concerned About the Safety of Food and Other Consumer Products – Yet Few Research Product Claims Source: NSF International Retail & FoodService
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — NSF International, an independent public health and safety organization, released a new study showing 61% of Americans are concerned about the products they put in, on and around their bodies. However, 34% say they rarely or never research product claims. Almost half (46%) of Americans say they have purchased a product […]