Articles Tagged with ''consumer trends''

Study reveals parents' purchase drivers when buying for kids

Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
July 15, 2013
Overall, parents were not happy with the healthfullness of options in food and beverage categories popular with kids.
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More information helps everyone make better-informed manufacturing decisions

The food and beverage manufacturing industry has become increasingly complex over the past few years.
July 3, 2013

Complexity makes it difficult to grasp the interconnectivity of all of current industry challenges to begin to form solutions. 


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Most Americans uninformed about healthy summer eating choices

Most were unaware of recommended fiber consumption levels.
June 26, 2013
Most were unaware of recommended fiber consumption levels.
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Are you playing by the new rules of customer engagement?

Thanks to a new model, food and beverage sales grew in 2012 while other consumer packaged goods categories were down.
June 26, 2013

Top companies are identifying and engaging with customers and focusing on innovation that directly reaches them.


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Women see little role for federal government in guiding product choices or healthy decisions

New survey reveals women feel negatively about government attempts to encourage healthy eating.
June 26, 2013

Distrust of the media is even more prevalent than distrust of the government.


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As consumers seek to buy local, specialty foods markets grow

Demand for geographic and other information about fresh foods hasn’t decreased in a down economy.
June 26, 2013
Unless they know exactly where it was grown, many consumers turn their nose up at a fresh fruit or vegetable.https://admin-foodengineeringmag.epublishing.com/admin/article/general/load?articleId=90940#
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Large firms best positioned to improve profit margins

As US consumers become more health conscious, large companies are able to offer new products at increased prices.
June 12, 2013

Smaller competitors often lack the consumer recognition that allows premium pricing.


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Biodegradable packaging

June 11, 2013

Ampac BioFlex Pack packaging is a fully biodegradable laminate for dry product packaging applications including dry cereal or grains, tea and coffee products, and powders or tablets.


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New survey provides insight on grocery purchasing decisions

A third of consumers use grocery store websites to research purchasing choices.
June 10, 2013
A third of consumers use grocery store websites to research purchasing choices.
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Tetra Pak predicts flavored milk as high growth area

Flavored milk is expected to grow at more than double the rate of white milk between 2012 and 2015.
June 10, 2013

Flavored milk is expected to grow at more than double the rate of white milk between 2012 and 2015.


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Fabulous Food Plant: Paramount Citrus

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Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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