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2024 Consumer Curiosity Report shows consumers crave simplicity and affordability

- General News
What are the nation’s trend-forward foodies seeking most on their dinner plates tonight? Simplicity with a side of affordability. These are among the findings in the “2024 Consumer Curiosity Report,” an analysis of consumers nationwide most likely to set the next food trends.

Changing shopping trends presents opportunity for fresh produce marketers 

- General News
Pandemic and generational inflation has caused American grocery shoppers to change their behaviors, said Circana's Jonna Parker during a Foundation for Fresh Produce webinar.

Popmenu study finds consumers spending less of monthly food budgets on restaurants

- General News
Consumers love restaurants — 64% said they would dine at or order from restaurants every day if they could manage it — but a prolonged struggle with inflation is tempering their spend and gratuities for staff.

TouchBistro’s 2024 Diner Trends Report shows diners looking for savings, convenience, and connection

- General News
New research from all-in-one POS and restaurant management system, TouchBistro, reveals that Americans are choosing takeout over dining in, quality over flashiness, and human connection over AI and QR codes.

How to reach weary and pessimistic consumers

- Analysis
Inflation has eased since 2022 and 2023, but American consumers continue to be concerned about the increasing price of everything, especially food.

The Produce Reporter Week in Review – December 28, 2023

- Analysis
Ahead of the new year, Pamela and Greg break down her top five trends for 2024, which ones will have staying power and which will disappear like a forgotten Tik Tok video.

Grubhub’s 2023 trend report shows diners found joy in the unconventional

- General News
Grubhub launches its annual retrospective, the 2023 Delivered report, which analyzes millions of orders from diners across the U.S. to uncover the biggest food and beverage trends of the year.

VIDEO: Reaching younger consumers, including in virtual worlds

- Produce with Pamela
Blue Book Retail Editor Pamela Riemenschneider talks with Anne-Marie Roerink of 210 Analytics about her recent What's New? study for the Southeast Produce Council.

FoodMix Marketing looks ahead to 2024’s evolving food landscape

- General News
FoodMix Marketing Communications, a leading full-service food marketing agency with more than 30 years of experience in the foodservice and retail industries, unveiled its 2024 food, consumer, channel and marketing trend predictions.

Circana research shows traditional Thanksgiving buying with emphasis on deals

- General News
The week prior to and the week of Thanksgiving are critical sales drivers, although consumers also shop early for spot deals.