Sep 16 2019
Source: Aliza Abarbanel, Yahoo
Over the past few years, the grocery store refrigerated aisle has undergone something of a revolution. Yogurt, once categorized as either Greek or not Greek, is now made from coconuts, cashews, pili nuts, and almonds. Oat milk has claimed squatters rights at our favorite coffee shops. And at summer cookouts and drive-through […]
Sep 09 2019
Expanding Fulfillment Options, Online Assortment Will Drive Significant Growth of Online Grocery Sales Worldwide
Source: Edge by Ascentia
BOSTON — Store-based sales will continue to account for the majority of worldwide edible grocery sales over the next five years, but online sales are poised to grow much faster as leading retailers continue to prioritize ecommerce by expanding their online assortment and fulfillment options, according to analysts at ecommerce insights company […]
Sep 03 2019
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced it will hold a public meeting on September 27, 2019, to give interested parties an opportunity to discuss FDA’s effort to modernize food standards of identity and to provide information about changes the FDA could make to existing standards of identity. FDA is particularly interested in […]
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 12 2019
Source: Rick Stein, Vice President, Fresh Foods, Food Marketing Institute
These days, convenience is the name of the game. Just look at how shoppers select their primary store. According to FMI’s 2019 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report, 67% of shoppers rate convenience from home as one of the key attributes of their primary grocery store and […]
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 […]
Jul 29 2019
Source: Natalie Etori, Manager, Marketing, Food Marketing Institute Retail & FoodService
I remember driving in a snow storm to a newly built grocery store in my neighborhood just to see the automatic-light sensors in the freezer aisles. As I’ve gotten older, it’s become less about cool features in the aisles and more about how my grocery […]
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.