What is behind Kellogg’s plan to split into 3 separate businesses?
TL/DR: Why is Kellogg splitting up? Although they explain it with lots of corporate-speak, the truth is that sales have been stagnant [...]
Who are the top 10 Grocers in the United States?
We began publishing our Top 10 Grocers list in 2019. New lists take time to compile but should be published mid-year, outlining [...]
Was there a sugar conspiracy against fats?
In the 1960s, an industry group called the Sugar Research Foundation funded research that suggested fat was the primary cause of heart [...]
How big is the U.S. food industry? It’s worth about $1.5 trillion…
The food industry is worth $1.5 trillion annually in the United States. The food industry is a significant sector of the economy [...]
How much beef does the average American consume each year?
Americans consume on average about 57 pounds of beef per person per year. According to the USDA, Americans consume an average of [...]
Why is organic food so expensive?
Organic foods are typically more expensive than non-organic options but that hasn't stopped more Americans from buying. According to the Organic Trade [...]
The three main classes of food recalls in the U.S.
A food recall is a notification to consumers that a particular food may be unsafe to consume. In most cases, the food [...]
Supermarkets continue to experiment with grocerant concept
The lines between food retail and foodservice continue to blur as retailers and foodservice providers are adopting similar strategies and product offerings. [...]
Natural and artificial hormones in cow milk
Cow milk naturally contains several hormones that are produced by the cow's endocrine system. In addition, some farmers may also inject cows [...]
How war in Ukraine disrupts the global food chain
Food prices, already strained due to the pandemic and supply chain problems, will rise even further and adversely impact consumers across the [...]