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11/13/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

Supermarket News: Discount Stores Not Just For Low-Income Brackets Even consumers who do not need to save money are still drawn to an opportunity to do so and this concept pokes a major hole in the aforementioned myth that discounters attract low-income shoppers. Faigen said that consumers in higher income brackets often like to think…

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10/30/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

  Supermarket News: Millenials Increase Frozen Food Purchases Forty-three percent of Millennial shoppers said they have purchased more frozen foods this year than last year, according to a new report from Acosta. “Competition in the category is heating up as fast-paced Millennials, who often take greater interest in the health benefits of food than older…

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10/12/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

Meat+Poultry: Ramping Up Efforts To Reduce Food Waste The food and beverage industry, from the largest companies to the smallest, is responding to address the issue of food waste. Efforts are reaching throughout the supply chain and prompting executives and entrepreneurs to pursue opportunities the reduction of food waste may present. (Read More) Food Dive: More…

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9/27/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

Study: Value, deals and coupons have strong influence on grocery purchases When it comes to grocery shopping, most consumers are deal-seekers and still love to clip coupons, whether print or digital, in order to save money. Today’s shopper also expects savings from these deals to apply whether they’re shopping in-store or online. “Digital disruption remains…

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9/13/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

Nearly Half Of Millennials Find Private Label Food Products More Innovative Than Name Brands  Private label food products are getting some much needed attention, especially from young shoppers. 42 percent of Millennials (age 18-36) agree store brand food products are more innovative than name brand products. Additionally, more than one third (37 percent) of US…

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8/31/2017 Food Facts Round-Up

Supermarket News: Frugality Hangover Gives Private Labels Staying Power, Study Finds Though 55% of U.S. consumers claim that their household financial health is good, nearly half of all shoppers are still looking for deals in order to make ends meet, the latest IRI Consumer Connect survey shows. The report revealed that when it comes to…

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8/16/2017 Food Facts Round Up

Thank You To All Who Attended Our Feeding America Appreciation Dinner Last Night!   Progressive Grocer: Experts Weigh In On Unsaleables Unsaleable goods sometimes result in out-of-stocks, a persistent challenge that continues to be a work in progress for the industry. Progressive Grocer called on a few experts to get their thoughts on the latest strategies to…

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07/20/2017 Food Facts Round Up

At Star Foods, we frequently find information that is relevant to both our business and yours. The food industry is constantly changing, and we want to keep our customers up-to-date on the latest food safety news. Here are just a few pieces that we’ve been talking about lately: Forbes: Preparing To Grapple With Grocery’s Hard…

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05/25/2017 Food Facts Round Up

At Star Foods, we frequently find information that is relevant to both our business and yours. The food industry is constantly changing, and we want to keep our customers up-to-date on the latest food safety news. Here are just a few pieces that we’ve been talking about lately: Study finds ‘surprise’ formula to attract Millennials…

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05/03/2017 Food Facts Roundup

At Star Foods, we frequently find information that is relevant to both our business and yours. The food industry is constantly changing, and we want to keep our customers up-to-date on the latest food safety news. Here are just a few pieces that we’ve been talking about lately: Business Insider: Lidl is Opening 100 Stores In…

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