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2010 Top Food Trends

There is little doubt that our grocery shoppers are yearning for optimism after the past 20 or so months of this faltering economy

Dec 26, 2009 Read More

Keep Food Inflation Talk In Perspective

With just a few weeks remaining in 2009, The Food Institute looks this week at predictions that food price inflation will return in 2010, noting that the anticipated rise in prices must be viewed with a bit of perspective.

Dec 24, 2009 Read More

Local Stores Buy Local, Build Support

Let’s turn to the next chapter in the saga of malls vs. local merchants, and foreign-owned chain supermarkets vs. independent grocers.

Dec 24, 2009 Read More

Ladies Home Journal Seal for "Do Good" Companies

In 1909, the Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval was introduced, and for one hundred years has provided consumers with an alternate product endorsement when looking for added assurance in the products they buy.

Dec 23, 2009 Read More

Carb Conscious Diabetes Support

Earlier this month The Lempert Report commented on the opportunity that food stores have regarding the diabetic consumer and their families.

Dec 23, 2009 Read More

USDA data is directional for food marketers

Set aside for a moment the past two years of commodity price volatility, which disrupted long-term food consumption patterns in the United States.

Dec 23, 2009 Read More

Time-sensitive supermarkets can captivate

Store managers have always kept close tabs on the highs and lows of shopper visits the weeklong to have the right amount of checklanes open and store staff on hand. In a business where pennies matter, especially in the recession, a constant goal is no labor waste.

Dec 22, 2009 Read More

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose Intolerance

Dec 22, 2009 Read More

GS1: many positive implications

Will GS1 replace the flood of food apps on mobile phones, and render them a short life as a temporary technology?

Dec 21, 2009 Read More

Today's Abstract

The Climate Bill's Impact on Farmers, 2010 Food Trends Poll, Carbon Footprint Food Labels Update and more.

Dec 21, 2009 Read More

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