7 brands to taste the world

World Food Day, celebrated on October 16th around the globe, is the perfect excuse to branch out and try something new! Check out these six global cuisine-inspired brands that are breaking down borders by breaking bread and sharing the delicious cuisines of cultures around the world. 1. A Dozen Cousins Photo courtesy of @adozencousins, Instagram … Read more 7 brands to taste the world

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

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

Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

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Plant-Based Attributes are Evolving The growing popularity of plant-based options has helped push sales of plant-based items up year over year, with this year’s pandemic-induced stock-up accelerating that growth. While meatless, vegetarian, and vegan options have been around for years, they are only part of today’s plant-based market. The scope of today’s plant-based options is … Read more Plant-Based Attributes: A Guide to the Evolving Definitions in Today’s Plant-Based Market

Emerging Trends -Edition 15

Inside this week’s edition: We continue to follow historic growth in sales and “conscious consumption” while innovation continues to blossom. HISTORIC SALES GROWTH Historic sales growth in supermarkets continues as families continue preparing most of their meals at home. Natural products’ rate of growth still exceeds the total store. These trends are expected to continue … Read more Emerging Trends -Edition 15

3 Plant-Based Brands to Power Your Week

Whether you’re a life-long vegan or plant-based curious, these 3 brands will bring you the nourishment and satisfaction you need. 1. Lavva Photo courtesy of @lovvelavva, Instagram   WHY: Lavva’s dairy-free yogurt, powered by Pili nuts, contains no added sugar, and is rich in nourishing fats to bring you a superfood like no other! 2. … Read more 3 Plant-Based Brands to Power Your Week