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.
Product packaging that remains after use is a burden. It’s a burden to consumers, to communities and to the environment. My sense is that products positioned with sustainable packaging messages are going to dominate categories and eventually set a baseline for market entry.
Learn Much More at Prepared Foods’ New Products Conference!
July 31, 2019
Make plans to attend the New Products Conference, Sept. 30-Oct. 2 at Chicago’s Swissotel. Think you know enough about sustainability? Here are just three NPC sessions guaranteed to about deliver even deeper insights.
The report dives into many Ardent Mills initiatives that are making a positive environmental impact
July 29, 2019
“Our sustainability pillars focus on agriculture, operations, procurement and transportation,” said Dan Dye, CEO of Ardent Mills. “We recently aligned our efforts with the United Nations and their Agenda for Sustainable Development and Sustainable Development Goals. By championing sustainability and focusing on these global goals, we believe our investment in sustainability delivers a product that brings value to our customers and the environment.”
Together, DSM and Avril will produce a unique protein based on non-genetically modified canola
July 11, 2019
DSM’s globally-recognized expertise in solutions for food and beverage are complemented by Avril’s 35-year legacy in agriculture and ability to consistently deliver high-quality agricultural supply for the partnership, as well as its ambitious strategy of innovation in plant-based proteins.
Brenntag Food & Nutrition to distribute vanillin line from Borregaard AS
June 12, 2019
Borregaard is the only global manufacturer of sustainable vanillin made from wood, a natural and renewable raw material. This provides a distinctive product allowing for the creation of specialized flavors.
NYU, IRI research shows sustainability-marketed products delivered more than 50% of CPG market growth since 2013
March 11, 2019
The research conducted by Stern’s Center for Sustainable Business found that sustainability-marketed products delivered 50.1% of market growth from 2013-2018 while representing 16.6% of the CPG market in dollar sales in 2018.