Retail Industry Insights
For individuals with food sensitivities, following a restrictive eating plan often seems like the only option. However, thanks to advances in nutrition and food science, consumers with food sensitivities can now enjoy more varied eating habits than ever before.
Dietitians are well-trained in nutrition for preventing and treating coronary heart disease, but the landscape is changing. Refresh what you know and crack the consumer code with this session that covers current and relevant market research and science-based approaches to heart-healthy eating.
This presentation includes an introduction to how probiotics and fermented foods can be favorable additions to a healthy lifestyle, as well as contribute to the gut microbiome. The benefits of consuming fermented foods, the importance of using strain-specific probiotics for certain benefits, and how probiotics and live cultures in food differ are discussed.
Led by perhaps the most entertaining cook-along hosts, DJ Blatner, RDN, CSSD, this session provides retail RDs with a new cook-along concept featuring flexitarian, savory uses of yogurt. DJ shares tips on how to educate shoppers about stocking a flexitarian pantry, fridge, and freezer with staples to keep on hand.
The global personalized nutrition market is gaining traction quickly and is expected to reach 3.56 billion by 2030. For retail companies to fully leverage this trend they must offer not only tailored products, but also detailed guidance that “connects the dots” between shoppers’ needs and store offerings.
Over the past few years, consumers have been cooking at home more than ever, which, despite the circumstances, has been good news. Research shows that people who regularly eat home-cooked meals have healthier diets and they also save money and time. Keep your customer’s home cooking habits strong and drive sales for your stores by helping shoppers advance their meal planning skills with these educational ideas.
When the pandemic hit, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) opened up applications to its SNAP Online Purchasing Pilot. This year hundreds of grocers are looking to allow shoppers to pay for online orders with the Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. Here are some things you should know about these pilots and the possible implications for retail wellness programs.