Food retail and e-commerce

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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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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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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