Pre-pandemic changes in the workforce and an aging population contributed to a home-centric lifestyle
December 17, 2021
Most analyses during the pandemic have focused on discerning its impact on consumer behavior and forecasting how this might change going forward. However, before the pandemic structural changes in the workforce and the aging population already contributed to a home-centric lifestyle, and COVID accelerated it, reports The NPD Group.
New product takes the time-consuming work out of preparing a home cooked meal
November 2, 2021
New Sheet Pan Meals from Birds Eye feature premium Birds Eye vegetables and tender, lean proteins that are pre-cut and seasoned. Birds Eye Sheet Pan Meals are ready to serve in 25 minutes and use only one pan.
The new sauces are available in four varieties including Creamy Green Chile, Creamy Tomatillo Lime, Al Pastor and Creamy Roasted Garlic
October 26, 2021
Inspired by the latest flavors trending in Mexican cuisine, the new line of sauces gives home cooks simple, convenient options for making creamy enchiladas at home and is useful for people who want to go beyond traditional red and green sauces.
Six new meals feature plant-based twists on classic comfort foods and global cuisines, including Freshly’s own Rainbow Harvest Plant-Based Burger
August 10, 2021
Freshly Inc., a chef-prepared meal delivery service, launched its first-ever plant-based line including six new purely plant meals featuring plant-based proteins made with clean, whole-food ingredients.
By now, we've all read about the surge in home-cooking. Spending more time at home during the pandemic has provided the context for consumers to explore the food preparation spectrum, from making soups and casseroles to researching global foods and flavors and of course making a valiant attempt at baking.
A total of 44% of consumers say that they would experiment with flavor choices in cake versus 33% in bread
April 14, 2021
When assessing consumer response to bakery, it is impossible to put bread and cakes in the same basket. The former is seen as an everyday staple with health and nutritional benefits, while the latter are pleasurable indulgences for more occasional use. It is very much a tale of two concepts.
It’s been 26 years since the California Milk Processor board first launched its legendary “Got Milk?” campaign. Even with the passing of time, the slogan (picked up the Milk Processor Education Program) still speaks to milk’s role as an at-home, every day staple.
Bakery foods, especially baking ingredients, were one of the first categories to experience COVID-19-induced consumption gains in 2020. Last spring brought shelter-in-place orders and they unleashed a once-in-a-lifetime stampede for home baking supplies.
Hosted by lifestyle experts, Whole Foods reimagines home economics inviting customers to learn new skills in virtual classes
August 18, 2020
Through a series of virtual classes, each with a contemporary take on mastering everyday home tasks and need-to-know life skills, “students” will learn everything from creative baking swaps and transforming food scraps to stocking up on grocery staples and choosing the right cleaning products.