Likewise, consumers continue to look for convenient ways to get all – or part – of their meals away from home, and supermarkets play a pivotal role in this decision making.
September 5, 2019
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI), Arlington, Va., released its annual assessment of the state of the foodservice at retail, demonstrating the opportunities for retailers to leverage a $13 billion category.
For now, Americans are sticking with the traditional ways of getting food -- shopping for groceries in person at a grocery store, eating meals at restaurants and ordering food for take-out or delivery.
August 23, 2019
At least seven in 10 U.S. adults purchase food in each of these ways at least once a month, according to a survey produced by Gallup, Washington, D.C.
Meal kits and online grocery services prove to be time savers for aspiring home cooks.
August 8, 2019
More than half of U.S. adults claim they really enjoy cooking (53%) and more than a third consider the kitchen to be the most important room in the home (35%), according to “Eating Trends: Cooking & Food Shopping,” a report published by Packaged Facts, Rockville, Md. These percentages are up compared to a decade ago.
Nearly nine in 10 (86%) prepare work lunches at home at least some of the time, with women more likely to do so than men (91% vs. 82%).
June 26, 2019
More than half (56%) of employed Americans who typically eat lunch during work hours struggle to eat a healthy lunch at work, and more than three-quarters (77%) say they're more likely to make healthier decisions at other times of the day if they eat healthy at lunch, according to a new survey from the American Heart Association, Dallas, Texas, and Aramark Corp., Philadelphia.
The Power Plant offers a wide variety of chef-selected plant-based beverages, snacks, beverages and meals situated in a branded cooler, freezer or snack rack.
June 26, 2019
The Plant-Based Foods Association (PBFA), San Francisco, debuted the Power Plant, what is said to be the first-of-its-kind grab-and-go concept that offers a turnkey solution to delivering plant-based foods.
“With numerous enhancements from one-on-one networking meetings to a late-night party for some 800 attendees at the House of Blues, United Fresh 2019 lived up to the vision of a value-add trade event that was shaped by our Convention Committee,” said United Fresh Chairman Greg Corrigan, Senior Director of Produce & Floral at Raley’s Family of Fine Stores.
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