Snacking is happening more often than true meal occasions and has grown to define much of the way we eat. The National Confectioners Association (NCA) teamed up with The Hartman Group to learn more about the growing snacking trend and confectionery snacking, in particular.
The Food Marketing Institute’s (FMI) recently launched retail trends report explores significant changes affecting the future of grocery retailing. For retail dietitians, it’s critical to have a global understanding of what’s happening in the retail industry in order to know how to most effectively apply your knowledge and grow your position.
Nearly 1,900 new product Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) brands were launched in 2011-2012. What set the leaders apart? Innovation that delivers value. And according to Information Resources, Inc. (IRi), 27% of the 2012 Pacesetters touted better-for-you benefits.