Wheat futures fell Tuesday on forecasts of increased moisture helping parts of the dry southern Plains crop. The soy complex was higher as analysts examined forecasts that could cut crop yield potential in Argentina.
The partnership is the latest North American deal for the mobile payment platform with more than 500 million users worldwide.
Grocery stores can offer dinnertime solutions, including online grocery delivery and meal kits, that help busy families prepare easy, affordable and healthy meals at home, said registered dietitian Molly Hembree. Store dietitians and chefs can help by providing nutrition and cooking demonstrations and classes and dinner guides.
The cost of shipping is going up on a range of materials retailers and brands rely on to protect their e-commerce shipments.
Consumers consider food and beverage products with vibrant colors to be better tasting, sweeter and more attractive, according to a Sensient Colors study of more than 1,600 consumers. “Most notably, our research concluded consumer purchase intent grew as color vibrancy increased,” said Sensient’s David Gebhardt.
The facilities are located in Elyria, OH, and Spartanburg, SC. The deal is expected to help BakeMark offer better support for customers and grow its ingredients business.
Nestle has acquired majority ownership of plant-based food firm Terrafertil for an undisclosed sum. “This investment allows us to strengthen our presence in fast-growing categories such as plant-based foods, beverages and healthy snacks, known as ‘superfoods’ due to their high natural nutrient content,” said Nestle Zone Americas CEO Laurent Freixe.
More grocers and restaurants are focused on the tactile appeal of their foods, focusing on how the entree feels and sounds as part of its allure. This attention to detail could boost the appeal of healthier fare, helping make healthier eating more common, Bonnie Taub-Dix writes.
More health insurers are partnering with grocers to provide discounts on healthier items, hoping that consumers who want to save money also will improve their diets. “Of course healthier lifestyle will keep people healthier, and that in the long run will have an effect on health care costs, no doubt,” said economist Roland Sturm.
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