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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.

Above all else, food and beverage products 'should taste good', says Mintel director of innovation & insights, Lynn Dornblaser. ©GettyImages/SvetaZi

Food in the 21st Century: Where we’re headed, according to Mintel

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Keeping track of emerging food trends can be daunting, especially in an immediate, digital-centric environment, but there are a few constant principles to lean on in the increasingly cluttered, fragmented food and beverage market, according to Lynn Dornblaser,...

Fear of competition – not consumer protection – behind Cattlemen's petition, claim plant-based, clean meat brands

Labeling framework for plant-based and clean meat should reflect modern technology and consumer trends, says GFI

Fear of competition – not consumer protection – is behind Cattlemen's petition, claim plant-based, clean meat brands

By Elaine Watson

A desire to protect its members, not consumers, is the primary motivation behind the US Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) petition to restrict use of the terms ‘beef’ and ‘meat’ to products from animals “born, raised, and harvested in the traditional manner”...

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