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California Strawberry Commission gives update on farming research and innovation

- General News
California strawberry growers and industry members gathered in early May for the California Strawberry Commission’s Production Research meeting held in Santa Maria, to hear from strawberry industry experts regarding key advancements in strawberry production.

Report: Value gains importance as restaurant sales, traffic remain soft

- Analysis
March’s year-over-year (YoY) same-store sales growth was 0.1%. The good news is that this was the first month of this year the industry has been able to post positive sales growth.

IFIC research reveals what’s keeping consumers from eating fruits and vegetables

- General News
As Earth Day approaches, consumers are thinking about what’s healthy for both people and the planet— with fresh fruits and vegetables top of mind. But despite the best of intentions, new research from the International Food Information Council (IFIC) reveals significant barriers to produce consumption.

Research shows consumers want more retailer help on food inflation

- General News
The Feedback Group, a leader in providing actionable stakeholder feedback, today released new findings from national research conducted with 1,150 consumers about their experience shopping in supermarkets for food and groceries.

Data shows expected softening in restaurant sales may be here

- General News
February provided a much clearer picture of the current state of the restaurant industry after January’s noisy data painted a much bleaker (albeit inaccurate) picture. Same-store sales growth for restaurants was -0.6% in February.

Market Force grocery study shows how value affects shopper loyalty

- General News
Market Force's newest syndicated research covering grocery retailers suggests that consumers are still focused on pricing and promotions, but that slowing inflation has allowed them to also choose grocers based on convenience, cleanliness, and variety of merchandise available.

Study shows associations between mango consumption and moms-to-be

- General News
A recent study, published in Nutrients, shows a significant finding: when mangos are incorporated into the diets of women of childbearing age (WCA), both overall diet quality and the intake of vital nutrients crucial for a healthy pregnancy markedly improve.

Grocery report shows optimism for 2024, focus on discounts for weary shoppers

- Retail
Incisiv and Wynshop today revealed the findings from Grocery Doppio's December 2023 Digital Grocery Performance Scorecard.

NatureSweet scientist appointed to food leadership board at UC-Davis

- General News
Martin C. Ruebelt, PhD, has been appointed to the Food Science and Technology Leadership Board at the University of California, Davis

Square Q3 restaurant report shows dining traffic stabilizes in American downtowns

- General News
Square released the latest edition of its quarterly Restaurant Industry Report, which uses data across Square’s food and beverage sellers to examine dining trends and shifts in both consumer spending and restaurant wages.