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Amazon Go is a new kind of store featuring, as Amazon describes, “the world's most advanced shopping technology.” Darren Seifer, NPD food and beverage industry analyst, visits the Amazon Go store in Seattle to get a first-hand look at what some bill as the store of tomorrow.
The consumer backlash against GMOs (genetically modified organisms) in the food industry could stem from the fact that the benefits of GMOS were only touted to farmers and agribusiness in the beginning and not to consumers.
U.S. consumers have new attitudes about their eating choices and food and foodservice companies are addressing these new realities.
It’s that time of year when I gather and review all of the food and beverage and foodservice research we’ve conducted over the past year and begin compiling the next annual edition of Eating Patterns in America.
I sometimes feel in the minority of men when it comes to grocery shopping because I actually don’t mind the task.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration started a public process to redefine the “healthy” nutrient content claim for food labeling.
I’m often asked if non-GMO is a passing fad or engrained behavior, and given how often I’ve been asked this over the years I’m going with the latter.
In a world of uncertainty, one thing is certain in 2017: America will eat! But how and where people source meals and the attributes that will win share of wallet are ever-changing. Here are five overarching trends to watch in 2017.
I was just at a global foodservice conference in Dubai (with a distinctly American agenda) and came across the term "Generation Alpha," which covers anyone born after 2010.
Quark cheese is not yogurt, but it is consumed the same way, tastes and looks similar, and wouldn't ask consumers to make any drastic changes in their behaviors.
I don’t mean to harp on meal delivery kits in my posts but I keep finding new areas of discussion as I continue to use them!
Executive director of food consumption and beverage, Darren Seifer shares his experience with meal delivery kits and is curious to see if he can stick with it.
Two blistering hot delivery stories in the news this week: Amazon Food in London and Chipotle/Alphabet delivering burritos at Virginia Tech via drone.
NPD’s ongoing snacking research shows that consumers try to avoid sugar earlier in the day, but around 8 pm they are most likely to indulge in sweets.
We found that consumers were reporting a fair number of broiled chicken sandwiches at a chain that we knew did not offer broiled chicken sandwiches.
It’s A Chicken! It’s A Doughnut! It’s A Chicken Doughnut!
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