Euromonitor’s new cannabis database provides global, regional and country-level sales and pricing across categories
November 11, 2020
Recreational cannabis sales will drive global legal market growth by 376% over the next five years, outpacing medical and CBD, according to global market research company Euromonitor International’s new cannabis database.
As COVID-19 spikes again, americans rethink holiday plans, creating new opportunities for manufacturers and retailers that act quickly
November 4, 2020
IRI projects turkey sales for Thanksgiving to be strong, with an emphasis on smaller whole birds or cuts. Turkey and roasting meats have enjoyed a sales boom during the pandemic, with the most robust growth among younger and lower-income shoppers.
The uptick in plant-based food consumption hints at broad trend of consumers eating more vegetables, while maintaining some amount of animal protein in their diets
November 4, 2020
American consumers are eating more plant-based foods these days, especially adults under age 35 and those actively following a specific diet. This is according to findings published in the new report Vegan, Vegetarian, and Flexitarian Consumers by leading market research firm Packaged Facts.
2020 US BASES Top 25 Breakthrough Innovations List examines innovation and evolving consumer needs
October 7, 2020
As competition for consumer attention in-store and online intensifies, this year’s Breakthrough Innovations have won consumers’ hearts and minds through ingenuity, marketing savvy, and expert-level decision-making.
Independent analysis marks third consecutive year of notable calorie declines as sales volumes continue to increase
September 30, 2020
Independent evaluator Keybridge LLC released its annual report on progress toward a nationwide goal, set by the beverage industry and the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, to reduce the calories and sugar Americans get from beverages. The report noted that 2019 saw the largest single-year reduction in calorie consumption and the third consecutive year of declines since the launch of the initiative.
New research finds that consumers monitor fats and oils in packaged foods at a rate that has remained steady since 2013
September 29, 2020
Much has changed in consumers’ buying behaviors regarding foods, but their attention to the fats and oils in the packaged foods they purchase remains consistent, according to Cargill’s most recent FATitudes™ survey, conducted during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Americans are seeking immune-boosting foods, plant-based meals, filling snacks and carbs as a response to the COVID-19 pandemic
September 22, 2020
New consumer insights reveal that the COVID-19 pandemic has altered the way Americans are eating. Carbs are back, snacking is up and home cooks are experimenting with more partially plant-based, where meat or poultry may be blended with veggies, nuts or whole grains.
Americans turn into home baristas to get their coffee shop coffee fix
September 16, 2020
With Americans encouraged to work from home, the pandemic is injecting some much needed new energy into coffee sales. New research from Mintel, the experts in what consumers want and why, suggests that the at-home coffee market is set to grow by 4.9% this year alone to reach $15.6 billion, compared to a total of 3.9% growth experienced between 2015 – 2019.
ADM identifies emerging behavioral changes that could power innovation and growth in coming months
September 10, 2020
Recent ADM OutsideVoice℠ research shows that 77% of consumers intend to make more attempts to stay healthy in the future. Food and beverage manufacturers who successfully balance consumer health concerns with affordability are most likely to win with consumers.