Purdue University publishes new Consumer Food Insights Report

As the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture reviews the Farm Bill, consumers shared their opinions on food and agriculture policy in a new survey. The ... continue reading »

The Giant Company’s John Ruane to keynote Organic Produce Summit

Developing a consistent shopping experience across all customer touchpoints and creating a seamless brand experience throughout every sales channel wi... continue reading »

Report gives insight on consumer reaction to inflation

Consumers are managing inflation in food prices for now, but their expectations to experience future inflation increased from last month, according to... continue reading »

Emerging food trends for 2022

The world has seen much change in the past two years, and with it, consumer preferences and demands. After having their routines turned upside down, m... continue reading »

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 »