Beyond Milk and Meat: Plant-Based Foods Continue to Sprout New Growth Across Categories

Consumer interest and adoption of plant-based foods continue to surge, and we’re now at a tipping point where I think it’s safe to say these foods are becoming mainstream. Food Business News recently called plant-based foods the trend of the year, as consumers increasingly inc...

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Cannabis in CPG: A New Crop of Opportunity

Legal cannabis is turning into a game-changer for the CPG industry. Many retailers’ shelves that currently hold plant-based hand creams and herb-infused kombucha can expect an extra ingredient to make its way into those products soon: cannabidiol (CBD).

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Shopper Data Is the Key to Sizzling Up Long-Term Success

Which shoppers are most important to your brand’s success? Without shopper data, is there any way to answer these important questions?

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Balancing the Changing Consumer Pendulum in Fresh Foods

Due to cultural shifts, widening economic inequality and generational influences, the U.S. now has the most diverse consumer landscape in history.

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New Product Engagement: Differences Across Racial and Ethnic Groups 

IRI’s New Product Pacesetters research has identified that not addressing the changing the population mix is a key ingredient in reducing total year one sales for new products.

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Collaboration Paves the Path to Private Brand Growth

There are specific strategies that both private brands and manufacturer brands can focus on to meet shoppers’ needs, build loyalty and drive performance.

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Fat is Back: The Rise of Whole-Fat Dairy

Low fat, no fat, less fat, whole fat. It sounds like the beginning of a Dr. Seuss rhyme but it’s actually the evolution of Americans’ discussions around diet, nutrition and, yes, fat.

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Meet the Shifting Needs of Baby Boomers

Tips on engaging boomers and their younger counterparts, as well as what’s on consumers’ minds across all generations.

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The Future of Successful CPG Innovation is Behavior-Based

Read about key ways to make your innovation more effective.

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