Hotspots brings you the Mintel Trends team’s top observations on product and service launches from around the world. From governmental podcasts to a ban on disposable coffee cups, find out what’s been happening this month across the globe.
This month, learn how to wow guests with a sneak peek at our new Lodging & Recreation Keynote Report. From hotels to movie theaters, consumers tell us food is a quintessential part of the lodging and recreation experience. Discover the segments that consumers already rate highly for food quality and which segments have some work to do. Plus, dive into unique concepts at lodging and recreation venues, including over-the-top creations introduced at NHL and NBA arenas this season and Inception-level dishes at the ever-increasing number of food festivals popping up at amusement parks.
Target Corp. said Wednesday that food and beverage comparable-store sales were up slightly in the third quarter, including an increase in the “high single digits” in produce comp-store sales.
Here you will find the latest insights on the cheese category. The overview contains the most recent USDA and retail data, as well as new product and foodservice trends.
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As consumer interest in fresh food heightens, so does the focus on product offerings. While not historically prominent in the produce department, brands now play an increasingly important role in the department’s success.
Within the United States, there is increasing awareness and importance being placed on health and wellness by consumers, and the sentiment in the convenience store industry right now is that as health trends are rising, so is the opening for c-stores to capture “healthier” dollars.
Goya Foods is investing hundreds of millions of dollars to meet skyrocketing demand for healthier Hispanic food products.
Instacart is expanding its relationship with Big Y to offer same-day grocery delivery service to select stores in the Boston and Worcester area. The service allows Big Y customers to complete their grocery shopping online, and have their orders delivered to their doors in as little as an hour.
Weis Markets is launching an inventive program to teach children about food and retailing, as the company expands its education offerings in all of its stores.