Author: Chris Campbell

Becoming Omnipresent with Daily Harvest

Daily Harvest founder and CEO Rachel Drori explains how her company aims to meet consumers where they are via direct-to-consumer and retail channels.

Who is the Modern Grocery Consumer?

Consumers have been hammered by the one-two punch of the pandemic and inflation, which is impacting what they buy and where they get it.

AI, Automation and Growth Mindset Key to 2024 Plans

What do food companies need to do to ensure growth in 2024? While there’s no clear-cut answer, many appear focused on deploying artificial intelligence (AI) solutions, automating processes where possible, and maintaining an agile growth …

How to Best Fight Food Waste

Flashfood founder/CEO Josh Domingues highlights how important collaboration is to fighting food waste and diverting food from landfills.

Generative AI: What Do Food & Beverage Companies Need to Know?

Generative artificial intelligence or generative AI has taken the world by storm with notable programs like ChatGPT (OpenAI), Bard (Google), and Midjourney coming on to the scene in 2023. Many experts are claiming that this ...

Beef Prices Hitting New Highs at Retail and Restaurants

Domestic beef prices continue to reach new highs. Retail beef prices hit another record high in August, with the Bureau of Labor Statistics reporting a price of $8.31 per lb., according to Wells Fargo analysis …

Unpacking How and Why Gen Z Snacks

Everyone in the food industry wants to crack the code on Gen Z, but what are the reasons behind the generation’s food purchases?

What Do Consumers Seek in Frozen Foods?

What drives consumers in the frozen food sector? According to Red’s All Natural founder Mike Adair, they want both convenience and better-for-you attributes.

How Do You Farm Salmon on Land?

Atlantic Sapphire marketing director Max Francia joined The Food Institute Podcast to discuss how the company produces land-farmed fish.

What’s Up with Watermelon? Prices, for Starters

While food inflation seems to be cooling in the aggregate, watermelon prices remain red hot. That’s according to Mintec, a market intelligence company, which recently reported prices had surged 49% in mid-July when compared to …

Exploring the Future of AeroFarms

AeroFarms CMO/co-founder Marc Oshima explores the future of his company and talks about the future of controlled environment agriculture.


Food Innovation Strategies in 2023

Innovation isn’t accidental; companies that successfully innovate are rigorous and disciplined, according to SnackFutures’ Barbara Schandl.

Four Key Takeaways from the BMO Farm to Market Conference

NEW YORK CITY – At the 2023 BMO Farm to Market Conference, new seafood production techniques, expanded use of greenhouses, upcycling opportunities and more were on the menu. BMO hosted the 18th iteration of the …

Digging into Different Consumer Need States

The reasons people eat a specific product can vary even in a single day. That begs the question – what are consumers looking for in their food products throughout a day, a week, and a year?

Shrimp: The New Seafood Value Proposition

When it comes to seafood, shrimp is, well, no shrimp. While other seafood prices have been on the upswing since the pandemic era, shrimp prices have remained affordable and stable, providing value opportunities for savvy …

Beyond the Pump: A C-Store Deep Dive

Convenience stores often get a bad rap for lackluster foodservice options, but the category has expanded to include better foodservice options in the past few years.

Advancing Food Allergy Testing

Jim Garner discusses the reality of living with a food allergy, and how the Allergenis assay provides a higher level of testing accuracy.

Food & Beverage Industry M&A: What to Expect in 2023

This webinar, hosted by The Food Institute, looked at the major M&A trends in the food and beverage industry and what to expect in the year ahead, featuring presentations by John Siegler of BMO Capital ...