There is no direct translation of ‘snacking’ as Americans know it in Brazilian food culture, but snack foods form a significant part of the Brazilian diet, according to a new report from the Hartman Group.
Global consumers’ intent to buy foods and beverages online has grown 44% in two years, with over a quarter (26%) planning to buy online in the next three to six months, according to a new survey from market research organization Nielsen.
As reports surface that New York attorney general, Eric Schneiderman, has subpoenaed Monster and PepsiCo in relation to their energy drinks, we ask whether the segment can keep its leather-jacketed cool...
Natural retailers have seen double-digit sales growth in every four-week period during 2012 as consumers continue to demand natural and organic foods, according to specialist market research organization SPINS.
Investment in emerging channels, the Hispanic market, and employee development are among the strategies that set the most profitable consumer packaged goods firms apart from their peers, finds a new report.
First Lady Michelle Obama is due to appear on the Dr. Oz show to discuss two issues that are part of her Let’s Move initiative – improvements to the school lunch program that go into effect this year, and updates to the Presidential Youth Fitness Program.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said it intends to examine consumer understanding of fortified foods, to work out whether people consider generally unhealthy snack foods to be healthier if they contain added nutrients.
General Mills claims it has improved the nutritional profile of 68% of its product line by sales volume since 2005, reformulating to include more fiber, calcium and whole grains, and less sodium, saturated fat, trans fat and added sugar.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) has challenged Welch Foods over its marketing of fruit snacks, fruit cocktails, spreads and juices as ‘heart healthy’ – and Welch’s has rebuffed the accusations, calling them misguided.
Marketers traditionally have focused their attention on the under-50s – but over-50s in the United States still have enormous spending power, and food marketers shouldn’t ignore them, says a new report from the Nielsen Company.