consumer

Fresh-cut sector diversifies in response to new consumer trends

Like many with longtime experience in the produce industry, Kathy Means can remember a time when fresh-cut meant celery and carrot sticks. Not anym... continue reading »

Produce packaging gets smarter all the time

The image of a bag of fresh-cut lettuce talking to you from its place in the produce department refrigerator evokes the memory of many a cheesy TV com... continue reading »

FMI, Nielsen partner for digitally engaged consumers program

Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and Nielsen have formed an analytic alliance to uncover comprehensive insights on the “Digitally Engaged Food Shopp... continue reading »

Food businesses follow millennials and big data

At a recent expo in Milan, Italy – Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life – methods were displayed for using technology to promote sales. The exponen... continue reading »

‘The consumer is the key to winning!’

For those of you who didn’t attend United Fresh 2015, one word sums up my whole experience: excitement. Companies are excited. Consumers are exci... continue reading »

A ‘huge demographic shift’ means opportunity for fresh-cut

As they get older, become more established and enjoy increasing buying power, the millennial generation is getting a growing amount of attention from ... continue reading »

PMA, The Hartman Group publish ‘Transparency 2015’ study

To provide insights into consumer behaviors driving fresh fruit and vegetable sales, Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has expanded its partnership ... continue reading »

PMA supports the call for increased fruit, vegetable consumption

Responding to the “Scientific Report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee,” Produce Marketing Association (PMA) submitted written com... continue reading »

The Campbell Soup Co.‘s new family portrait

Many of the challenges facing consumer packaged goods companies may be traced to the cultural dynamics that are redefining what constitutes a family, ... continue reading »