Looking ahead, for both natural and organic products, consumer culture sees nature, rather than science, as the route to a better world, particularly in food.
We are now a nation of snackers! As The Hartman Group’s, The Future of Snacking 2016 report finds, 91% of consumers snack multiple times throughout the day
While salads may have had the reputation of being a ‘diet’ food or just a side, that’s no longer the case.
For today’s consumers, food is now a cultural product to discover, share, make and trade, and this reconnection with food and its origins is encouraging a new level of participation.
What’s the next _______? New ingredients and flavors are popping up on menus at a rapid pace, so this year Datassential expanded its annual list of 10 ingredients to watch to include 5 more.
Do consumer really dislike big food companies? Is big food’s day of reckoning at hand?
The craft beverage industry has given us beer, spirits and soda -- so has the time arrived for craft wine to take hold?
What do the words “delicious” or “fresh” say about a restaurant’s menu? A lot, according to Dan Jurafsky, a linguistics professor at Stanford University.
To say that organic products have mainstreamed would be a mild understatement.
Looking ahead, food and beverage businesses should be aware of what Generation Alpha—the generation after Gen. Z—will be seeking.