As grocers ramp up home delivery, companies such as GrubHub and Uber Eats are rapidly expanding and growing their sales to consumers.
Although human capital and competition remain the chief concerns over which grocers lose sleep, keeping up with technology has reached unprecedented heights of concern, rising to No. 3 (45.5 percent) from No. 9 since last year’s Annual Report.
Purple is increasingly breaking out as a desired color in a wide variety of foods and beverages from ice cream to spaghetti. New innovations by ingredient manufacturers have brought natural purple coloring to the mainstream, often derived from juice, purple corn or flavonoids known as anthocyanins.
In this month’s FoodBytes, discover how the cannabusiness is becoming big business, attracting new entrepreneurs, award-winning chefs, and well-known food brands. Learn how laws are changing and discover new edibles hitting the market. Plus hear from two cannabis-industry experts who specialize in infused dinners and hemp/CBD products.
Despite flat food sales, consumers are eager to keep their pets happy, healthy and pampered. Given consumers’ willingness to put their pets first, what’s the next lever that brands and retailers can pull to tap into a market with plenty of runway out in front of it?
The same consumer and marketplace trends buffeting food and beverage manufacturers are challenging investors seeking to identify acquisition targets.
Premium Brands will acquire Oberto Brands, a Kent, WA-based maker of beef jerky and protein snacks. The agreement includes all of the assets and operating divisions of Oberto.
C&D Fruit and Vegetable Co. Inc. and Trio Farms LLC are looking for a buyer, after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The companies sell produce under the Berry Fine, Dover Classics and North River Vegetables brands.
IRI’s 22nd annual New Product Pacesetters report provides an industry-recognized benchmark analysis of exceptional first-year CPG sales success for newly launched products, recognizing top performers in food and beverage, non-food and convenience store sectors. The latest report offers detailed insights into the top new product launches for 2017 and how they have been able to achieve success.
Report –> New Product Pacesetters 2017