With consumers expecting new flavors that broaden their culinary horizons, many manufacturers need only look south, though admittedly fairly far south -- to the spicy and sweet cuisines of Latin America and the Caribbean.
November 20, 2013
Clearly, Latin and Caribbean cuisine is not solely tailored for U.S. Hispanics. Read More
Kashi co-founders Philip and Gayle Tauber delivered the opening keynote address at Prepared Foods’ annual New Products Conference.
November 20, 2013
I love entrepreneurs. So meeting the dynamic duo behind Kashi was a personal highlight this fall at Prepared Foods’ 31st annual New Products Conference (NPC) in San Diego. Philip and Gayle Tauber delivered the opening keynote address: “Innovate Like an Emerging Company.”Read More
Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified the top 10 food trends that will be served on restaurant menus and line supermarket shelves across the U.S. in 2014.
October 31, 2013
In 2014, consumers will continue to seek healthy options, but with an occasional indulgent splurge.Read More
Private label strategies are evolving from offering value and tiered product ranges to meeting a greater variety of consumer needs.
October 16, 2013
Private labels have evolved beyond a "good, better, best" offering to target a greater number of consumer needs and price points.Read More
The global food industry interacts with a small yet vocal consumer segment called Food e-Vangelists, which most marketers are not including in their outreach efforts.
October 10, 2013
This influential consumer group is made up of predominantly young women, many of which are Millennials, who are active online, financially stable, and have families.Read More
Consumer confidence in the safety of foods and beverages sold in the U.S. has dropped over the past five years.
October 3, 2013
Efforts to consume fresh, unprocessed foods have increased over the same time span that confidence in food safety declined.Read More
Americans are needlessly losing money and dumping billions of pounds of perfectly good food every year because they are misguided by expiration dates on groceries.
October 2, 2013
A study highlights the confusion caused by America's food expiration date labeling practices and makes recommendations for a new system of food date labeling.Read More
The affluent population in the U.S. has increased in size and financial resources.
September 23, 2013
The study projects that there are now 62.5 million U.S. affluents, up more than 6% over the past two years (affluents are defined as adults aged 18+ living in households with at least $100,000 in annual household income).Read More
Shoppers seem to be keeping their private label shopping habits consistent with last year.
September 20, 2013
Some shopper segments appear to be increasing their acceptance of private label, with more than a third of shoppers still saying that they are buying more private-label brands than last year.Read More
Prepared Foods discusses Asian cuisine with Jean Lee, R&D director for Windsor Foods’ Golden Tiger business.
September 19, 2013
Prepared Foods discusses Asian cuisine with Jean Lee, R&D director for Windsor Foods’ Golden Tiger business. Lee studied home economics and nutrition in college (1968) and worked in her family’s L.A. Chinese restaurant. She founded Golden Tiger in 1977. The L.A. operation produces frozen Egg Rolls, Spring Rolls, Potstickers, Cha Su Bao, Siew Mai and Rangoon.Read More