IFIC Foundation 12th Annual Food and Health Survey finds that a “health halo” could be causing flawed food decisions
May 17, 2017
Americans are consuming food information from more sources than ever before, yet nutritional literacy is lacking, and health may be suffering as a result. Those are among the findings of the International Food Information Council Foundation’s 12th Annual Food and Health Survey.
Innovation and expansion surround plant-based dairy and meat alternatives
May 11, 2017
According to The NPD Group, a leading global information company, the market for plant-based alternatives is still evolving as consumers begin to leverage these items because of food allergies or they’re seeking what they believe to be more healthful options.
Vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian diets are trending, but consumer demand for beef, chicken, pork, and other animal protein continues to drive food industry sales
May 4, 2017
Meat and poultry products are consumer favorites, food industry mainstays, and protein powerhouses—all factors that will keep the US industry for animal protein growing despite challenges from plant protein alternatives, according to market research firm Packaged Facts.
2017 is a quarter complete, and national politics continues to dominate our news. Undoubtedly, you have scores of sources to keep you abreast of the developments in Washington, so I’ll spare you further commentary.