Demand is high for nutritious foods that are easy to prepare, convenient and portable
April 9, 2020
Many of today’s busy consumers are juggling their careers, families and social lives while striving to maintain healthy lifestyles, both physically and mentally. Food and diet plays an essential role in this, with innovation increasingly looking to support consumer choices as many endeavor to balance the benefits and costs of these hectic lifestyles.
SRG examines grocery shopping, food and restaurant dining in the context of viral outbreak
March 20, 2020
Just one week ago, only 48% of consumers expressed concern about the spread of the novel coronavirus. Today that number has risen to 72% according to week two of an ongoing weekly tracking study of 200 Americans across the country conducted by the Sterling-Rice Group (SRG).
Africa and the Middle East are primed for fast growth in meat consumption, while the US trends toward modest gains
March 11, 2020
Meat and poultry consumption in the US is expected to increase less than 1.0% per year through 2023, but greater gains are projected in other parts of the world. Most notably, nations in Africa and the Middle East are forecast to register the fastest increases in meat consumption, as rising living standards and income levels allow more people to incorporate meat into their regular diet.
The focus within ice cream development is clearly shifting from fat to sugar
March 9, 2020
In the contemporary consumer environment, the balance between health and indulgence is increasingly important. A new report from Innova Market Insights highlights the ice cream category’s growing focus on delivering pleasure without guilt.
More than half of US adults claim they really enjoy cooking (53%) and more than one-third consider the kitchen to be the most important room in the home (35%), according to Packaged Facts’ report, “Eating Trends: Cooking & Food Shopping” Officials note these percentages have risen compared to a decade ago.
Tastewise study reveals consumer motivations for consuming sustainable food and beverage products
January 28, 2020
Tastewise leverages real-time insights of consumers’ motivations and preferences to help companies advance products and practices to meet the needs of today’s sustainability trends and anticipate emerging food trends.