The Complicated CBD Retail Market: Understanding CBD’s Strengths, Weaknesses, and TBDs

The State of the CBD Retail Market Over the last year, and especially during the COVID lockdown, CBD growth in natural and mainstream multioutlet stores has slowed down to under 1%. Yet, even with that slowed growth rate, these stores have accrued $153 million in sales from CBD products, according to SPINS’ Natural Enhanced and MultiOutlet channels (powered by IRI). That’s still a sizeable piece … Read more The Complicated CBD Retail Market: Understanding CBD’s Strengths, Weaknesses, and TBDs

Consumers Are Heading to the Freezer: 3 Factors Driving Frozen Foods Trends in 2020

The Rising Popularity of Frozen Foods Frozen foods are popular kitchen staples for several reasons: a long shelf life, convenience, and an abundance of comfort food options. That’s been especially important in 2020, but the pandemic isn’t the only reason you can expect frozen foods trends to continue the upward momentum.   In a recent webinar, Reframing the … Read more Consumers Are Heading to the Freezer: 3 Factors Driving Frozen Foods Trends in 2020

Why Customers Expect Natural Product Integration in Their Grocery Retail Experience

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The Case for Natural Product Integration in Retail The days of natural products being a passing trend or a niche focus are long gone. This year’s grocery sales have been at historic highs thanks to the shopping frenzy that the pandemic kicked off, but there’s another story even within that data. Sales have remained elevated since March, and customers have … Read more Why Customers Expect Natural Product Integration in Their Grocery Retail Experience

From Ingredients to Packaging: How Sustainability Is Influencing the Pet Industry

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Sustainability in the Pet Industry Sustainability has become a common focus among consumers as concerns about waste reduction and the environment grow. In addition to recycling at home and using cloth shopping bags instead of disposable ones, many consumers are bringing an eye for sustainability to the shopping aisles. Today’s pet parents are searching for sustainable products, from the packaging … Read more From Ingredients to Packaging: How Sustainability Is Influencing the Pet Industry