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Protein trends for 2020

Cargill identifies protein trends for 2020

By Aidan Fortune

US processor Cargill has outlined some of the key trends in the protein sector for 2020, focusing on how consumer habits are shifting as well as perception of the meat industry has changed.

Four ‘must-haves’ for a successful online grocery experience

Four ‘must-haves’ for a successful online grocery experience

By Elizabeth Crawford

Consumers are embracing online grocery shopping nearly twice as fast as predicted just a year ago, but there are still significant barriers that retailers must address to maximize their reach across channels, according to new Nielsen data.

nutpods CEO: 'We've done our homework online... now we're making our big push into retail'

VIDEO: WINTER FANCY FOOD SHOW 2018

nutpods CEO: 'We've done our homework online... now we're making our big push into retail'

By Elaine Watson

The plant-based creamer category has grown considerably more competitive since nutpods launched in early 2015 with its coconut-and-almond-based wares, but revenues surged 500% in 2017 for the Bellevue, WA-based brand, which has just completed a series...

Over 130 billion pounds of food is lost or wasted every year in the US. Image: © Getty Images / Daisy-Daisy

Could e-Commerce boost food waste vs conventional retail?

By Stephen Daniells

The ease of buying food online may diminish the sense of psychological ownership, which may ultimately make it easier for people to discard food, suggests a new analysis with implications for retailers.

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Dr Richardson: 'Strategic plans empower entrepreneurs to say ‘no’ to the wrong opportunities'

GUEST ARTICLE: Why entrepreneurs need a strategic plan

By Dr James Richardson, founder, Premium Growth Solutions

With retailers increasingly open to stocking premium products from emerging brands, and Amazon offering a great platform to help entrepreneurs reach a nationwide audience, it might seem like there's never been a better time to start a food &...

Hartman Group: Don’t downplay the online threat

Hartman Group: Don’t downplay the online threat

Could traditional supermarkets disappear in 20 years?

By Elaine Watson

As the immediate shock of the Amazon Whole Foods deal wears off, and spooked retailers are reassured that just 1% of US food and beverage retail sales are generated online,* they would be wise to remember that not all growth curves are linear, says Hartman...

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