Here’s Why Grocery Prices Will Fall

And will probably continue to fall May, 2017 -  Anyone who shops at a large supermarket may have noticed a price war that has been brewing among major chains which has been bringing the cost of food down. The primary reason is due to an effort by Walmart to react to, and ready itself [...]

2019-06-25T12:51:38+00:00May 18th, 2017|

What Is The Difference Between Natural and Organic Food

Consumers are confused about food labels, farming methods and the marketing jargon used in the food industry. Surveys have shown that two-thirds of consumers who purchase 'all natural' or 'organic' foods are motivated by a perception that they are healthier and safer. But of course 'natural' and 'organic' foods are not identical [...]

2019-06-27T13:41:18+00:00April 26th, 2017|

Marketing in the Organic Food Industry

The USDA has explicitly stated that its organic seal is not a measure of nutrition or quality, and is “not a statement about food safety” but ​consumers continue to believe products bearing the USDA organic seal are safer, healthier and more nutritious.These misperceptions​ have been exploited by organic marketers and repeatedly peddled [...]

2019-06-27T16:59:58+00:00February 11th, 2017|

Supermarket Facts

Did you know the average supermarket carries 39,500 items and that the median weekly sales in 2015 were over $345,000 per store? This helpful site provides an overview of supermarket operations and consumer data culled from FMI’s research reports and supermarket trade publications. Data are updated as figures are released, usually during [...]

2019-06-22T12:03:40+00:00December 13th, 2016|