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Why US peanut consumption has hit record highs

By Gill Hyslop

Peanut consumption in the US has hit record levels for the second year in a row – rising to an all-time high of 7.9 pounds (3.5kg) per American in 2021. However, the National Peanut Board (NPB) said the consistent rise of the nut’s popularity is not surprising,...

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NielsenIQ: Consumers bring on 'the great grocery edit' of 2022

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Weighing unpredictable inflationary prices, a prioritization of wellbeing along with an enduring pandemic, consumers are self-editing their grocery baskets and carts by asking themselves one fundamental question -- "Do I need this?" -- when...

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Eat Beyond to acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Eat Beyond has entered an agreement to acquire all of the outstanding share capital of Mylk Brands Inc., and in the process will acquire non-dairy milk brand Banana Wave, produced by Mylk's wholly-owned subsidiary Fresh Start Beverage Company.