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2019 Trends That Could Affect Food Marketers

If these trends are any indication, this will be the year that conscientious actions affect not only our bodies, but Mother Nature as well -- and food marketing. Full ...Read More



Produce

The latest findings from the United Fresh Produce Association show that fresh fruits and vegetables had lower sales gains than any other perishable department in 2018. Full story ...Read More



Walmart Reveals New Plastic Packaging-Waste Reduction Commitments

Walmart Inc. has unveiled various plastic-waste reduction commitments involving its extensive private-brand program. The new commitments, revealed at the mega-retailer’s annual supplier forum, are expected to affect more than 30,000 SKUs. Full ...Read More



Trader Joe’s and Wegmans lead pack in shopper satisfaction, Whole Foods dips slightly

Customer satisfaction across major supermarkets chains dipped 1.3% last year with two outliers that gained higher marks: Trader Joe's and Wegmans, according to new data from the American Customer Satisfaction Index. Full ...Read More



Frozen Foods

The frozen food category has been a core grocery purchase for nearly all consumers. However, the frozen food aisle can benefit from an image overhaul, leaving behind its reputation as back-up food stockpiled in the home freezer for weeks, to a quality meal solution on par with fresh and specialty food options, says a new report. ...Read More



Dairy Foods

While health and wellness are powerful targets in your refrigerated dairy foods product development efforts, indulgence presents one of the biggest growth opportunities in the U.S. Full ...Read More



Grain Free Egg White Snacks

LesserEvil is adding Grain Free Egg White Curls to its lineup of better-for-you snacks. Full ...Read More



Dairy-free Frozen Desserts

So Delicious Dairy Free has introduced a line of Oatmilk Frozen Desserts, which are dairy-free, certified gluten-free, certified vegan and Non-GMO Project Verified. Full ...Read More



Food Colorant

Chr. Hansen has commercialised a new vegetable variety – the Hansen sweet potato Ipomoea batatas – using traditional breeding methods to create a natural red alternative to carmine. Full ...Read More



Hy-Vee makes another pharmacy acquisition

The grocer has acquired 10 Weber & Judd locations in Minnesota, following its pickup of six Shopko pharmacies earlier this month. Full ...Read More