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April 8, 2020
Food and beverage industry reports about consumer attitudes and purchase behavior in the face of the COVID-19 crisis are piling up by the dozens. Brand managers are currently dealing with massive swings in demand, closures, new operating procedures and other shifts in business operations.
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Strong company response to help feed consumers around the world
April 7, 2020
As communities around the world struggle to cope with the real-life implications of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, The Kraft Heinz Company is providing an update on its response to the pandemic, the rescheduling of its upcoming Investor Day and business impacts to date, ahead of its first quarter 2020 earnings call later this month.
Specialty Food Association President Phil Kafarakis says big thinking is critical to help small businesses get through spring, summer months
April 6, 2020
The Specialty Food Association (SFA) represents as many as 4,000 independent specialty food companies. Its two annual conventions—the Winter Fancy Food Show in January and Summer Fancy Food Show in June—prove to be key scouting opportunities for those manufacturers, retailers and foodservice operators interested to preview food and beverage trends.
Boomers show greatest shift in shopping behavior; women show significant behavioral shifts, while men stockpile, cut spending
April 1, 2020
As coronavirus spreads nationwide, a recent survey by First Insight found that news of the virus is impacting the shopping behavior of 75% of respondents, up from 45% (a 70% increase) when comparing to a survey fielded in late February. The survey by First Insight, Inc., a leading technology company transforming how retailers make product investment and pricing decisions, also pointed to significant swings in behavior by women and Baby Boomers over the last three weeks.
New centers enable collaboration with global and regional customers on sugar reduction and taste innovations
March 31, 2020
Global food and beverage manufacturers can now create and collaborate on exploring sugar reduction solutions with SweeGen in its newly launched Food and Beverage Application Centers located in four global regions --- North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America.
The show was scheduled to take place May 31 to June 2 in Indianapolis
March 31, 2020
In a letter to its community, the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association (IDDBA) announced the cancellation of its annual trade show. The show was scheduled to take place May 31 to June 2 in Indianapolis.