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Where is the Edible Insect Segment Headed?

The COVID-19 pandemic posed numerous challenges to food sectors, especially meat product producers. As the health crisis continues to impact the supply of meat, it is also driving the demand for alternative protein substitutes like …

Coffee Market Heats Up

Sixty-four percent of Americans aged 18 and older surveyed in 2019 said they drink a cup of coffee every day, with 42.9% doing so just because they like the taste, according to research from MyFriendsCoffee. …

Betting Big on Better-for-You Beverages

Today’s health-conscious consumers are searching for beverages that help support their overall wellness while still tasting good. Healthier categories have taken off in response, with the better-for-you beverage segment accounting for $125 billion in annual …

Coronavirus Highlights Need for Better Technology

The coronavirus pandemic jumpstarted the use of certain technologies for companies in many sectors, including the food industry. Specifically, data analytics and automation are areas the industry is gravitating toward due to need for proactive …

Food Industry Attracts Major Investments

Several notable food business investments occurred the last few weeks. Some of the more interesting ventures involve Apeel Sciences, Slice, and Albertsons Cos.—all of which will impact the industry in their own way. Apeel Sciences …

How Receptive are Consumers to Agricultural Biotech?

After decades of being sidelined by consumers concerned over whether they were safe, foods made with genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, may finally find a place on more meal plates along with other new agricultural …

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Food Institute Report

Food Industry Attracts Major Investments Several notable food business investments occurred the last few weeks. Some of the more interesting ventures involve Apeel Sciences, Slice, and Albertsons Cos.—all of which will impact the industry in ...

Notable Executive Changes

Significant executive moves occurred throughout May, as can be seen in the Top Industry Executive Appointments table below. Many of these changes involved executives leaving positions at prominent companies for other major players in the …

Avoiding Pest Infestation in Dry Ingredients

With heightened attention surrounding the spread of diseases, now more than ever, it’s important to ensure safe production and distribution of food. As consumers turn to non-perishable products during the pandemic, dry ingredients are king, …

U.S., Brazil, and China: Commodities Amid Coronavirus

The U.S., Brazil, and China form an interesting trade triangle when it comes to certain commodities, and the coronavirus pandemic has added new wrinkles into the balance. China was the first country to experience the …