Speaking at New Products Conference: Lou Cooperhouse, BlueNalu
August 4, 2020
With demand for seafood at an all-time high and supply in an increasingly vulnerable state, a group of food innovators and culinary leaders joined forces with tech experts to create BlueNalu Inc., the global leader in cell-based seafood, that produces seafood directly from fish cells.
Speaking at New Products Conference: Rizal Hamdallah, Ocean Spray Cranberries
August 3, 2020
The old saying is that when life gives you lemons—you make lemonade. Yet here’s a case where a world leading cooperative, Ocean Spray Cranberries, is seemingly now making everything—from just a single berry. In mid-2019, Ocean Spray hired 18-year CPG innovation and marketing veteran Rizal Hamdallah as Chief Global Innovation Officer.
Speaking at New Products Conference: Lisa Einat Day, Day Consulting
July 31, 2020
Lisa Einat Day outlines a few principles that can help you—whether you are looking to reshape an iconic brand while maintaining its brand heritage; or if you are looking to develop a new brand altogether.
Speaking at New Products Conference: Bryan Clardy, Planterra Foods
July 30, 2020
JBS USA wasn’t one of the first companies active in the meat alternatives space, yet the Greeley, Colo., meat and poultry giant (one of the nation’s largest) is on pace to disrupt the category! JBS formed Planterra Foods in Boulder County and invested years of research in food science, consumer insights and packaging in support of OZO™, a new line that debuted just this past April.
The US food and beverage industry have managed to balance losses in the foodservice sector with gains on the retail side
July 28, 2020
In the brand new report US Beverage Market Outlook 2020: Grocery Shopping & Personal Consumption in the Coronavirus Era, market research firm Packaged Facts forecasts that sales of major beverage categories will increase from $150 billion in 2019 to more than $160 billion by the end of 2020 and will eventually exceed $170 billion in sales in 2024.
American Egg Board shares Gen Z consumer insights research
July 27, 2020
This year’s Institute of Food Technologists’ SHIFT20 event focused on the future of food. In conjunction, the American Egg Board shared its latest white paper on Gen Z, which is just beginning to make its mark on food and beverage innovation.
InsightsNow research indicates changing consumer behavior, and predicts impact on consumer product companies during COVID-19
July 22, 2020
The current tracker data shows consumer purchase motivators are shifting to satisfy psychological mood lifters and sensorial cravings as the coronavirus pandemic continues. While functional health and safety were found to be important during early stages of the pandemic, those motivators have decreased in importance as consumers report seeking out experiences to change their mood.