Are you paying attention to the frustration your shoppers are experiencing as food prices continue to challenge budgets? “Shrinkflation” is a buzzword making headlines this year, which may be impacting consumer loyalty to not only brands, but their retailers as well.
As the Director of Nutrition, I lead the Kroger Co.’s Food as Medicine team and strategy. My team, made up of dietitians, develops different food and nutrition products and services for our shoppers to help them live healthier lives.
Just over a month ago, we announced that the Association of Retail & Consumer Professionals acquired the RDBA. As with any acquisition – even when you’re taking on an established, well-run organization like the RDBA - it takes time to adjust. Emily Callahan, ARC’s President, took a moment to record a special message to talk about the acquisition and what it means for RDBA members and ARC members.
A new study brings to light how vulnerable adult Americans are for addiction to highly processed foods, so much that these statistics are equally alarming and may even surpass addiction to tobacco (10%) and alcohol (4%) in this age category.