TrendWatch: Produce Picks & Purchases

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Learn how produce is selling across several key segments and how innovative products are helping consumers integrate more fruits and vegetables into their diet, with insights from a recent presentation by SPINS’ Director of Scientific Affairs Jamie Phillips, MS, RDN at the Produce Marketing Association Fresh Summit. Fill out the form below to access and … Read moreTrendWatch: Produce Picks & Purchases

Policy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

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In 2014, Berkeley, CA, became the first city in the United States to implement a public health-based soda tax. There are now eight jurisdictions in the U.S. to have passed a similar tax, though one in Cook County, IL, has been recently repealed. What do these laws mean for manufacturers and retailers – not to … Read morePolicy Insights: An Examination of the Soda Tax

Seven Favorite Finds from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (FNCE)

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By Jamie Phillips, MS, RDN Each year the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics hosts the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition. This year marked the Academy’s 100th birthday, so the celebration in our home town of Chicago was extra special. I was thrilled to be there with a record-breaking 13,000 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) peers … Read moreSeven Favorite Finds from the Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (FNCE)