Food retail and e-commerce

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.

Blue Apron CEO: 'There is a vast number of consumers who maybe want to interact with our product on a different basis...'

Blue Apron embraces omni-channel strategy as Costco pilot expands

By Elaine Watson

As rivals Plated and Chef’d have embraced an omni-channel strategy, Blue Apron has unveiled plans to expand the rollout of branded meal kits at Costco in a bid to woo consumers that buy into the meal kit concept, but don’t want to commit to a subscription.

Habit personalized nutrition CEO: 'We're not just biology-based, we're behavior-based'

Habit meal delivery business on hold as testing and nutrition plan components ramp up

Habit personalized nutrition CEO: 'We're not just biology-based, we're behavior-based'

By Elaine Watson

Personalized nutrition platform Habit was originally billed as "food company, not just a recommendation engine." However, delivery of customized fresh prepared meals based on its dietary advice – trialed in the Bay Area last year – is on hold...

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