The US pioneered the kefir market in the west and brought value-added options in resealable plastic bottles to the mainstream market
March 17, 2017
While kefir launch numbers are still limited globally, Innova Market Insights data indicate that they grew more than three-fold between 2011 and 2016. This is despite launches in the overall drinking yogurt/fermented beverages sub-category rising by a much more modest +60%.
The majority of Americans are willing to pay more for out-of-season foods
March 7, 2017
While Americans want the option of seasonal food and drink throughout the year, over three-quarters (78%) consider seasonal dishes to be a treat and more than two in five (42%) say they are willing to pay more for a seasonal dish when dining out.
Millennials, Gen Z will drive trend of replacing meals with snacks for the next decade
March 6, 2017
Although most snack foods are eaten between meals, snack foods eaten at main meals now represent 24% of all snack food eatings, which is up from 21% five years ago, according to NPD’s continual tracking of US consumers snacking attitudes and behaviors.
206 million American adults struggling to get a good night’s rest seek out sleep management solutions to deal with conditions such as insomnia, sleep apnea, and narcolepsy
February 28, 2017
We’ve all seen or heard the commercials, the ones about people desperately in need of a new mattress. Choose soft, choose firm, find your sleep number…so many seemingly simple solutions to the widespread absence of a good night’s rest.
Meat-free days is the top reason for eating protein alternatives among US consumers
February 27, 2017
While not fully committing to a meat-free lifestyle, ‘Meatless Mondays’ seem to be catching on among Americans as a way to cut back with new research from Mintel revealing that the top reason US consumers use meat alternatives is because they occasionally like to have meat-free days (31%).
The move will span approximately 3,000 items across all categories throughout each banner specific store throughout 2017
February 23, 2017
Southeastern Grocers (SEG), home of BI-LO, Fresco y Más, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, announced its largest-ever transformation of private label product, which will span approximately 3,000 items across all categories throughout each banner specific store throughout 2017.
Nielsen report delivers insights for retailers looking to leverage new growth opportunities
February 22, 2017
With the rapid growth of multicultural households in America and their unparalleled influence on the marketplace, there is a strong need for retailers to revise their in-store strategies to include a wider range of fresh food products and flavor profiles that cater to the multicultural consumer set.
Within 10 years, online food shopping will reach digital maturity in the US
February 15, 2017
This first perspective offers recommendations on how food marketers and manufacturers should be preparing their strategies and managing the organizational change that will be required to engage those shoppers.
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