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An Update on Nutrition Labeling

utrition labeling can make a difference. According to a December 2018 American Journal of Preventative Medicine report, from reviewing 60 intervention studies, food labeling reduces consumer dietary intake of selected nutrients and influences industry practices […]

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The Glory of Guacamole

Americans’ love of guacamole continues to rise, which means its importance in the deli is—and will remain—greater than ever before. Guacamole has continued to see space expansion in the deli, says Neha Jikaria Goradia, associate […]

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Healthy Foods Stay on Trend

After all these decades, Mediterranean foods continue to be the flagship category in the deli. But while venerable Mediterranean products remain vibrant and growing, the pandemic and its economic aftermath changed everything about what consumers […]

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Hallmarks of Effective Food Safety

The numbers are staggering. According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 600 million— almost one in 10 people in the world—fall ill after eating contaminated food and 420,000 die every year, resulting in the […]

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An Enduring Segment

Fried chicken remains hot as a forbidden pleasure that many consumers crave as one of their exceptions to the general rule of trying to eat healthier foods.  In their reluctance to devote the attention and […]

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Snack Attack

In the U.S., snacks represent a $51 billion industry, with new products accounting for approximately 5 percent of sales in the category.  There’s no shortage of snacks available in the supermarket, but the chips, cookies […]

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Fresh and Fast

Today’s consumers’ lives are speeding up, and they expect their fuel to match their pace. But “fast” food isn’t limited to the quick-service and convenience channels anymore. Leaders in deli, prepared foods and retail foodservice […]