Food retail and e-commerce

Impulse snack purchases are a common yet declining consumer habit, Euromonitor finds. ©GettyImages/Wavebreakmedia

SWEETS & SNACKS EXPO

Are impulse snack purchases under siege? Euromonitor explains

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Nearly 70% of in-store snack purchases are unplanned -- indicating that impulse snack shopping is a shared habit among most consumers, Euromonitor senior analyst Jared Koerten said at the Sweets & Snack Expo in Chicago yesterday.

Meal kits: Home Chef exec on growth, profitability, and omnichannel retailing

60-second interview: Rich DeNardis, chief revenue officer, Home Chef

Home Chef chief revenue officer: ‘We believe in the omni-channel model’

By Elaine Watson

Home Chef has just struck a partnership with New England-based retailer Hannaford enabling shoppers to order its meal kits through Hannaford To Go and pick them up at their local store the same day, without committing to a monthly subscription. FoodNavigator-USA...

Introducing the FoodNavigator-USA summit 2018: FOOD FOR KIDS!

What's in your lunchbox? Healthy meals, snacks and drinks for children

Introducing the FoodNavigator-USA summit 2018: FOOD FOR KIDS!

By Elaine Watson

Almost one in three American children is overweight or obese, and one in every 13 has a food allergy.* So how can retailers, packaged food brands and the foodservice industry address these concerns, and develop nutritious and delicious meals, snacks,...

Consumers are more wary of their seafood purchases than when shopping for other animal proteins like beef or chicken, according to Fishpeople CEO Ken Plasse. ©GettyImages/robynmac

Fishpeople CEO: ‘Seafood is stuck in the '20s’

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Consumers aren’t shopping for seafood the same way they shop for other fresh category products, and it shows, with overall seafood sales remaining sluggish mainly due to unique barriers that don’t exist in other fresh food areas.

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