Consumers still prefer meat than plant-based alternatives, research show

Despite the growth in plant-based meat alternatives like Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods, consumers still prefer beef over alternatives. According to Supermarket News, there is a bit of uncertainty about plant-based options for consumers even with the 20% growth in plant-based sells in 2018. Researchers at the Purdue University surveyed 1,800 United States consumers. They […]

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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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