The novelty of the animal-free products are often enough to inspire meat-eating consumers to try them
September 13, 2019
Packaged Facts reveals that only 6% of Baby Boomers claim to eat flexitarian diets, while 13% of Generation Z considers themselves flexitarian, showing the trend is especially prominent in young people.
New Whole Foods Market survey finds that millennials are willing to pay a higher price for quality
September 11, 2019
One trend that emerged from the survey is that of "better informed purchasing decisions." A majority of millennials want to know where their food comes from and how it is sourced. Transparency in food sourcing is important to more than 65% of millennials, particularly for fresh meat and seafood.
Speaking at New Products Conference: Tom Newmaster, FORCE pkg
September 10, 2019
Come join FORCE pkg Founder Tom Newmaster for a fun, roll-up-your sleeves workshop that will challenge attendees to think outside the box while they combine product ideation and development with package design.
Kate Adams, Ferrara Candy Co., will join Randi Kronthal-Sacco, NYU Center for Sustainable Business and Larry Levin, IRI, to discuss sustainable food product development
September 5, 2019
According to research recently conducted by New York University’s Center for Sustainable Business and IRI, sustainably marketed products account for 16% of the CPG market but have driven half the market growth between 2013-2018. And the trajectory is only going to expand according to NYU’s data.
Annual United Soybean Board Food Industry Insights survey finds an increased demand for soy among millennials nationwide, opening new market opportunities for food companies
September 4, 2019
While soy protein and beverage consumption has risen among millennials, industry trends among all age demographics show potential for market growth as consumers prioritize healthy food choices and sustainably produced foods. The plant-based foods category grew by 20% between 2017 and 2018, outpacing sales of all retail foods by 10-times.
Speaking at New Products Conference: Roselia Harris, Bryon Sutherly Hixson Architecture, Engineering & Interiors
September 4, 2019
Come get a glimpse of the very best in new food and beverage innovation center designs from Hixson’s Roselia Harris, Senior Interior Designer; and Bryon Sutherly, Senior Project Architect and Leader of Workplace Strategies.
The term “clear labeling” (which Innova Market Insights coined for its 2015 Top Ten Trends listing) has now fully entered industry parlance. It’s used in several marketing campaigns and each day, manufacturers continuing voicing their commitment to clean label platforms.
Check out the October 2019 issue of Prepared Foods, featuring our cover story on new gums, fibers and starches that are adding function and on-trend appeal, the growing popularity of portable, on-the-go eating, and much more.