Zero-calorie soft drinks, shredded cheese, flavored potato chips and sauvignon blanc wine top Americans' grocery lists in 2020
December 17, 2020
In addition to the look back at the trending grocery purchases of 2020, Kroger unveiled its top seven food trend predictions for 2021, thoughtfully curated by its culinary experiences team and Our Brands product developers, chefs and innovators.
The McCormick Flavor Forecast spotlights past trends that continue to drive flavor explorations
December 9, 2020
Over the past two decades, the McCormick Flavor Forecast® has identified top trends and ingredients that have shaped the future of flavor. From pumpkin pie spice and chamoy to dukkah and turmeric, these forecasted flavors have seen success across consumer products, restaurant menus and online recipes.
Working from home, schooling at home, and preparing more meals means a departure from the norm
November 24, 2020
Annually, The NPD Group collects a year’s worth of data from its daily tracking of how US consumers eat away from and in home and compiles the topline trend into a report that’s been called "Eating Patterns in America" for the last 35 years. This year’s recently released Eating Patterns in America captures how in mid-March, the daily rhythms of consumers’ lives, including their eating patterns, were suddenly disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Epicurean thrill seekers appreciate a noisy, hustling and bustling street kitchen, a hawker center, or a food trailer park just as much as the comfortable and sophisticated atmosphere of a fine dining restaurant. In today’s “grab-and-go” world, stay-at-home consumers are seeking that same level of culinary excitement and stimulation of all senses.
Tailored to Fit is one of Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends for 2021, bringing an individual approach to eating further into the spotlight
November 18, 2020
Tailored to Fit is one of Innova Market Insights’ Top Trends for 2021, bringing personalized nutrition further into the spotlight and highlighting how lifestyle-specific personalized nutrition services are gaining traction.
Company announces call for applications to participate in innovative program
November 16, 2020
PepsiCo announced the call for applications for the 5th annual Greenhouse Accelerator program, this year with a focus on breakthrough innovations and technologies that improve the aging process through wellness and health management.
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.
Demand for both health and indulgence signal opportunity to product developlers
October 28, 2020
Breakfast cereals are something of a staple food in North America, with 60% of households saying they are a regular part of their grocery basket. However, times have never been more challenging for these core products as competition for the breakfast dollar has intensified considerably over the past decade or so.
The Consumer Price Index for food at-home recently posted its largest monthly increase since February 1974
October 23, 2020
The Food Industry Association released a research that explains how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected grocery prices more than nearly any other category of consumer spending. In April, the Consumer Price Index for food at-home posted its largest monthly increase since February 1974 and grocery prices are up 5.6% for the period June 2019 to June 2020.