There’s really no theme to this week, just ten stories worth reading. Let me know if I’m missing anything.
Outlook for Grocery Prepared Foods Remains Strong
The trend of people still not wanting to cook food continues unabated.
10 Fastest Growing Categories In Grocery in 2016
And the winner is…liquid tea??? I guess the kale era is over.
7 Trends Set to Define Grocery Retail in 2017
Online grocery definitely isn’t the punchline that it was a decade ago.
Starbucks to stop serving beer, wine in coffee shops
This sentence would sound completely insane if you didn’t know any better.
IFIC’s List of Food Trends
There’s an endless supply of food trend articles, and I like them all.
Industry sees limited value of certified transitional organic program
The USDA has promised to make “transitioning to organic” easier, but it’s becoming clear that the issue is muddy.
Comments From Ahold’s SVP About Online Product Discovery
It just seems like displacing a decades old process of broker/buyer relationships is going to be a hard nut to crack.
The Animal-Free Future of Milk Is Here
More and more, anti-dairy is emerging as the theme of 2017.
New York City Won’t Be Getting a Margaritaville Anytime Soon
Surprising, given the suburbanification of Times Square.
PERFECT LAST BITE:
Oreo Cadbury Eggs. Only in UK/Australia/Canada/New Zealand??