This summer, protein is the superhero, regardless of flavor, texture or variety.
June 27, 2019
Tyson Foods, Springdale, Ark., tapped its Tyson Trendtellers Council, made up of a dozen of the company’s top food thinkers and innovators, for their insights to create this year’s summer trends report.
Using a statistical modeling program to identify words related to taste, texture, odor, spiciness, cost, health and customer service, scientists computed the number of reviews that mentioned each of these categories.
June 25, 2019
Monell Chemical Senses Center, Philadelphia, Pa., analyzed nearly 400,000 food reviews posted by Amazon customers to gain real-world insight into the food choices that people make.
Shoppers see the process of shopping across channels and banners as a personalization strategy.
June 19, 2019
Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., released the 45th edition of “U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends,” prepared by The Hartman Group, Inc., Bellevue, Wash., which studies what consumers want from their retailers when personalizing grocery shopping.
While shoppers are still shopping mainly in brick-and-mortar, online shopping will continue to have a role in the future.
June 19, 2019
E-commerce food sales have been growing at a rate of about 22% per year, and are expected to make up close to 10% of the overall food and consumables market by 2023, according to data presented by Inmar, Winston-Salem, N.C.
The study highlighted that 54% of U.S. shoppers want retailers to do more to encourage healthy eating.
June 18, 2019
Americans are at risk of serious illnesses, as 72% of consumers surveyed do not understand the recommended levels of salt, fat and sugar consumption, according to new research revealed by Spoon Guru, UK.
This consumer survey data found that affluent food shoppers are increasingly moving in the direction of eating more organic and natural foods.
June 13, 2019
Wealthy Americans are among the most influential and active participants in the natural and organic food market, according to “Affluent Food Shoppers,” a new report released by Packaged Facts, Rockville, Md.
Generation Z, or those under 25, spent a relatively equal amount on food at-home vs. away-from-home.
June 10, 2019
Between 2016-2017, total expenditures on food increased nearly $526 for the 130,001 consumers tracked by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, according to analysis from the Food Institute, Upper Saddle River, N.J.
While 59% of retailers are focused on creating a consistent brand experience across channels, only 18% are focused on increasing the convergence of physical and digital shopping environments.
June 5, 2019
The advent of e-commerce has elevated consumers’ expectations of the shopping experience, and retailers must now provide service anytime, anywhere and any way customers desire. This makes the customer journey more complicated than ever before.