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How will consumers eat and shop in 2022?

How will consumers eat and shop in 2022?

Analyzing consumer survey data collected throughout 2021, Acosta compiled its top findings and predictions for consumer shopping behavior for 2022. “2021 has been another year marked by COVID-19, which has triggered changes in consumers’ shopping habits and revolutionized the industry.”Colin Stewart, vice president of business intelligence at Acosta, said he sat down with the rest …

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In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

In September, food prices continued to increase twice as fast as all other items and rose to 4.6% on an annual basis.

The Consumer Price Index, which measures economy-wide inflation for whole food, rose 0.8% from August to September – more than double the CPI for all items – with an annual increase of 4.6% for all food in September. The month-to-month increase is only 0.1% lower than the 0.9% increase for all food recorded for the …

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Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

Upcycling innovations open door to achieve sustainability goals, increase profits

According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted annually worldwide, including 6 billion pounds of produce that is not harvested or sold for aesthetic reasons in the United States alone. In the US, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that we waste more food than any other country, at …

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How does Mosa Meat raise beef without animal serum?  Researchers tell all

How does Mosa Meat raise beef without animal serum? Researchers tell all

Cultured meat producers face several obstacles to commercialization. Scalability is a big thing, as is regulation, nutrition, consumer acceptance, and cost. The latter is typically associated with growth medium and specifically fetal bovine serum (FBS) growth medium. Used in biopharmaceutical and therapeutic production as well as in biomedical research, blood serum is usually extracted from …

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Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

Special Food Association examines 5 food trends for 2022

The SFA Trendspotter Panel, which includes market analysts, food researchers, professional chefs and culinary arts professors, converged almost throughout the three digital SFA demonstrations to research thousands of specialty food and beverage products from around the world. After analyzing the data and the group’s findings, five clear trends emerged, said Denise Purcell, SFA’s vice president …

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Birds Eye claims that greater focus on nutrition by shoppers presents a golden opportunity for food brands

Birds Eye claims that greater focus on nutrition by shoppers presents a golden opportunity for food brands

New research by Birds Eye found that although 58% of Brits are more interested in good nutrition than a decade ago – around a quarter (22%) of consumers are much more likely to make an effort to minimize their food intake. Compared to a decade ago, saturated fat, sugar, and salt — one in five …

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Plantish unveils prototype of whole-cut, plant-based salmon

Plantish unveils prototype of whole-cut, plant-based salmon

“Salmon is the most popular fish, and it’s a good place to start because people in the US market especially want it.”​ ​ HerbCo-founder and CEO Ofek Ron, PhD, told FoodNavigator-USA. “It’s also a fish with a very high chance of extinction.” said. Seafood consumption per capita in the US reached 19.2lb in 2019, up …

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