For today’s US consumers, ancient grains are more popular than ever as these foods continue to play a role in growing food trends such as whole grains, gluten-free, non-GMO and bio-diversity, natural, organic, high fiber, high protein and vegan diets.
Recent changes in demographics—population distribution, fewer married couples, smaller household size and multi-generation households—are leading to changing in household dynamics and eating behaviors, researchers say.
Mondelez International said it plans to become the global leader in well-being snacks by having 50 percent of its portfolio in this category by 2020. The company also committed to optimizing its existing e-commerce platforms and broaden its portfolio, targeting all consumers in response to shifts in income distribution.
In an effort to meet consumers’ changing expectations and preferences, McDonald’s said Wednesday it will fully transition to using only cage-free eggs at all of its nearly 16,000 restaurants in the US and Canada over the next decade.
The Hershey Company was recognized as a top company and workplace for millennials in the Youth 100 VoxBurner Report and 2015 Millennial Career Survey by the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).
Many schools in the U.S. are implementing healthy practices to help meet federal school meal standards by offering whole grains, more fruits and vegetables, and reducing sodium content, according to data published in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
The Organic Trade Association (OTA), along with dozens of organic brands, will be busting misconceptions surrounding organic products as part of a consumer education campaign highlighting the benefits of organic products.