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Q&A: How Chicken of the Sea is catering to customers’ evolving seafood needs
Bryan Rosenberg, president and CEO of Thai Union North America, parent company to Chicken of the Sea International and Chicken of the Sea Frozen Foods, discusses the findings of a survey of food executives and buyers, how Chicken of the Sea has adjusted amid the volatility of the last two years and how the brand stays connected to its customers.
Survive economic storm with pandemic’s leadership lessons
The pandemic's leadership lessons need to stick as a recession looms. Art Petty tells what to expect and how to weather the storm.
How fancy food brands are faring amid the shifting supply chain
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What defines the American meal? Protein, paper towels and TV
Datassential’s “The American Meal” report surveyed thousands of consumers about their eating habits both at and away from home.
How to create successful in-person, digital candy shopping
Industry experts at the National Confectioners Association’s Sweets & Snacks Expo share what the online and in-person retail journeys can take from each other.
Report: Lux Retail Sales to Continue Healthy Growth
This piece is sponsored by Colliers. A Colliers report says luxury fashion retail has emerged from an initial pandemic malaise with more revenues, an...
Coffee drinkers increasingly brew premium, specialty blends at home
As pandemic-related food and beverage trends persist, consumers are attracted to quality, unique coffee products to enjoy at home.
Innovation in private-label grocery products is capturing consumer loyalty
Food retailers have focused on product innovation and affordable prices to bolster their in-store brands.
Most consumers want QR codes as a restaurant order, payment option
The challenge will be showing consumers all the benefits of QR codes and figuring out the balance between those who want to use the technology and those who don’t.
Understanding the influence of heritage on Black consumers
Numerator’s Amanda Schoenbauer details findings from her firm’s study on Black consumers, and how their heritage influences their shopping.
4 insights for contractors going into the 2022 AGC Convention
SmartBrief recently spoke with Ken Simonson, chief economist at AGC, and Brian Perlberg, the association's senior counsel of construction law and contracts, to get a sense of what lies ahead for contractors as they gear up for AGC's convention
Teachers are burned out. Here’s how you can support them
Eight ways we can offer authentic, meaningful support to teachers daily.
Eating at home, grocery shopping online will continue in 2022
Foodservice sales are projected to accelerate as restaurant traffic rebounds, but at-home eating habits formed during the pandemic are here to stay, according to Acosta’s 2022 trend predictions. Retail innovations to support e-commerce and upgrades to the in-store shopping experience are also among top predictions for this year.
Consumers, restaurant operators feel the pinch of rising prices
Datassential’s Five in Focus Post-COVID inflation report reveals how consumers and restaurant operators have perceived rising prices.
How the CPG industry is advocating for COVID-19 vaccine, tests
Joseph Aquilina, director and counsel for the Consumer Brands Association, shares how the organization is providing education on the COVID-19 vaccine and how to keep workers healthy.
Local sourcing can alleviate restaurant supply chain struggles
Supply issues are making it difficult for restaurants to stock their kitchens and supply closets. Some operators have found that partnering with local suppliers and distributors can help them avoid some of the weak links in the restaurant supply chain.
Idahoan Foods takes omnichannel approach to appeal to today’s shoppers
Idahoan Foods Director of E-commerce Chuck Coyle and Vice President of Retail Marketing and Business Development Ryan Ellis share key takeaways from the company’s growing direct-to-consumer business that can help other brands craft a successful e-commerce strategy.
Food and restaurant trends for 2022 include robots, sustainability
Robots in restaurants, streamlined menus, booze-free beverages, a focus on sustainability and explorations of heritage cuisines are among food and restaurant experts' predictions for the top trends of 2022.
Top 10: Schools’ supply chain woes, Hy-Vee’s new COO, restaurant menu prices inflate
This week’s top 10 touched school nutrition, foodservice, food retail and CPG news with school nutrition news being widely read and taking three spots on the list.
A food brand’s values can be key to long-term success
Many customers, especially younger ones, want the foodservice and restaurant brands they interact with each day to speak up.
Top 10: Meijer’s recycled pavement, record menu price increases
Top news included Meijer's recycled pavement, rising restaurant menu prices and J&J's Consumer Health business spinoff.
Consumer demand for carry-out, drive-thru remains high, Acosta report finds
The pandemic continues to influence how consumers purchase and consume food away from home and shape restaurants’ road to recovery, according to Acosta’s The Why? Behind the Dine report.
Top 10: McDonald’s, Target, Peet’s Coffee made news
McDonald's Friendsgaming event, salmonella infections and a culinary experience from The Fresh Market made news this week.
Plant-based meat makers find ways to stand out in a growing field
Consumers are increasingly open to trying plant-based meat alternatives as more brands vie for their attention.
Top 10: School lunch supplies, H-E-B and Megan Thee Stallion Hottie Sauce
Whole Foods Market's 2022 food trends forecast and Del Taco's labor shortage adjustments also drew in readers.
How fancy food brands can feed consumers in the pandemic and beyond
Convenience, cravings, finances and health concerns are factors driving pandemic-era food choices.
Top 10: Crispitos shortage, grocery demand and the greening of Burger King
Restaurant Brands International aims to reach net-zero emissions in less than 30 years.
The food retail workforce: Where the industry stands
Food retailers are taking on new efforts to combat workforce issues.
Top 10: PPP loans, COVID-19 vaccines, Wegmans takes Manhattan
The coronavirus pandemic again figured prominently into this week’s Top 10 most-clicked stories among SmartBrief’s food and beverage readers.
Top 10: Campbell’s Soup’s new look, Walmart’s education investment and a new team at McDonald’s
Campbell's Soup cans got their first update in about 50 years.
Consumers’ appetite for pizza grows, but split between desire for healthy vs. indulgent
There were few bright spots for the restaurant industry in 2020, but pizza was one of them.
Top 10: Mondelez’ in-store bakeries, BBQ Holdings’ $13.5M deal and P.F. Chang’s To Go
Mondelez' plans to grow its Give & Go in-store bakery business includes adding brands like Oreo to the lineup.
3 trends keeping shoppers in the frozen food aisle
RangeMe’s Brandon Leong looks at how the coronavirus pandemic spurred consumer interest in frozen foods -- and that demand is not slowing down. He details three top trends.