Plant-based burgers growth driven by meat eaters and access

Plant-based burger orders at quick service restaurants received a boost in sales reaching 228 million servings according to the NPD Group. Food Business News reports the growth is connected to the availability of plant-based burgers at quick service (fast food) restaurants rather than the growth of veggie burgers over beef burgers. Via MarketWatch: While vegetarians […]

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Organic food sales have slowed down in the U.S., research suggests

New research suggests that despite expected production increases, sales growth has not matched produce production according to Rabobank. Factors that contributes to slowed sales are lower prices and availability of popular organic items in stores. Food Dive reports that produce items like berries, carrots, apples, tomatoes, lettuce and packaged salads dropped by 0.4% from 2016 […]

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Krispy Kreme doughnuts will come to a home near you

Food Business News reports Krispy Kreme is introducing a home delivery service for hungry customers. Via Food Business News: The company announced that it has begun delivering select items at participating shops in 15 states, plus Washington, D.C., via its mobile app. Through its mobile app, customers can order delivery from the following states: California […]

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Walmart to debut grocery delivery to homes across the U.S.

Walmart is expanding online grocery delivery to homes through it “Walmart InHome Delivery” service launching this fall according to Supermarket News. The food aisle to fridge service will use smart technology using a wearable camera for employees that enter a customer’s home. Customers will be able to screen all deliveries remotely. According to Marc Lore, […]

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Ben & Jerry’s to introduce CBD-infused ice-cream

Food Dive reports Ben & Jerry’s is introducing a CBD-infused ice-cream. Hemp cultivation has become a huge trend in food and drinks sense the Farm Bill made it possible for companies to use it in their products. Ben & Jerry’s pledged to make CBD-infused treats when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration get regulations in […]

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