All news articles for August 07, 2014

Snacks are eaten alone more than 70% of the time, which is unsurprising given that between-meal eating typically occurs when consumers are away from home or on the go, NPD Group says.

We eat alone half the time, says NPD Group

By Maggie Hennessy

More than half of eating and drinking occasions now occur when consumers are alone, as US consumption behavior has become more individualized compared to previous generations, according to market research firm The NPD Group. 

Clemmy's CEO: 'It’s a David and Goliath battle and some people think I’m crazy ... but I just felt that enough was enough'

Ice cream co engaged in ‘David & Goliath’ lawsuit vs Nestlé alleging unfair competition

Ice cream co in ‘David & Goliath’ lawsuit v Nestlé: Is it time for a rethink about the way shelf-space is allocated in US supermarkets?

By Elaine WATSON

As Kraft’s CEO recently observed, smaller, more agile players seem to be better at coming up with exciting new products than many CPG giants, for whom innovation is often more about trade management than addressing genuine consumer needs. But if this...

Bejo Seeds' Jeff Trickett: When the kale trend took off a few years ago, seed supplies were tight as we were also dealing with a competitive seed shortage. For this coming season, we should be in

Kale shortage? Not likely, supplier says

By Maggie Hennessy

Once best known to consumers as a curly green garnish on restaurant dinner plates, nutrition powerhouse kale took the US market by storm in recent years. Can supply of this leafy green cousin to cauliflower and cabbage keep up? And can anything overtake...

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