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80% Expect Ethical Animal Welfare Choices from their Supermarket

Your shoppers want you to be socially responsible when it comes to animals raised for food.

As consumers continue to teach us they are interested in what’s in their food and where it comes from, we are also seeing growing concern for the welfare of animals raised for food. And while food producers today know they can quickly be held accountable for practices that are not socially…

March 28, 2017 Read More

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Millennials and Instagram

The two are a toxic combination for food waste.

Sainsbury’s has released their national supermarket study of the food waste patterns of 5,050 UK consumers, and reveals nearly two-fifths of those aged over 65 say they never waste food, compared with just 17% of those under 35. 

March 28, 2017 Watch Video

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Enough on Millennials Already, Maybe

A new report discusses Millennials and the food industry.

Markets insights firm Maru/Matchbox released a new report The Future of Food: Are You Ready for the Millennials, on the major influences of millennials on the food industry which include:

  • Millennials have a passion for premium. This group differs from…

March 27, 2017 Watch Video

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Eating Healthy is More Expensive. Is it Really?

Consumers have a pervasive tendency to associate healthier food products and higher prices and using a higher price to judge quality.

A Washington Post column explores how studies show that consumers tend to associate higher costs with healthier foods, regardless of evidence. This belief is so pervasive that tips on how to eat healthy on a budget are everywhere, implying that most consumers think this is a truly difficult task.…

March 24, 2017 Watch Video


Surprising Calcium Sources for Shoppers Avoiding Dairy

Shoppers can get their calcium from these fruits, vegetables, spices, seeds and more!

Calcium is a very necessary mineral, but when most of us hear calcium we automatically think milk – well think again because there are a plethora of calcium rich foods that are actually dairy free! Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the human body; it helps to maintain strong, healthy bones and…

March 23, 2017 Read More

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Supermarkets That Understand Their Consumers Best, Win

Dunnhumby’s Global CCI Report, has identified the most customer-centric retailers.

Coincidentally (or not!) these retailers grew their market share by an average of 7% from 2015-2016. The UK’s highest scorers included Aldi, Lidl and Tesco. While Trader Joe’s topped the most US lists. The global top 25% of retailers shared attributes such as trust, transparency, ease and value. 


March 23, 2017 Watch Video


Why I Want to Continue the Conversation About Responsible Antibiotic Use

An eye-opening discussion about responsible antibiotic use that Phil Lempert participated in with the National Pork Board.

As I shared with you at the beginning of the month, I had the opportunity to join the National Pork Board in hosting an important discussion about responsible antibiotic use on the farm and what it means at every end of the food supply chain – from farmers to consumers.…

March 23, 2017 Read More

Product Reviews

Phil's Food Reviews for March 22, 2017

This week Phil reviews: Tetley Super Herbal Tea Immunity Peach and Orange, Nonni's Foods Limited Batch Spring Biscotti Limoncello Pistachio, Squeaky Pops Strawberry, Bare Snacks Baked Chips Fuji & Reds Apple, D'Artagnan Artisanal Dry-Cured Saucisson Sec Duck

Individual Review links with nutrition information and product breakdown are listed below: 

March 22, 2017 Watch Video

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