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Oct 21, 2020Susan SpiegelComments Off on Pork’s future relies on trust throughout the pork value chainIn the end, raising hogs is about producing pork, and continuous success depends on building customers’ trust, listening to expectations and meeting their needs.
Feb 06, 2019Susan SpiegelComments Off on Shifting consumer trends require a more open dialogueBaby boomers have long dominated the retail marketplace — and they’ve been loyal meat customers. But that dynamic is shifting as millennial and younger shoppers, who are less committed to meat as...
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Product claims = more salesProduction claims on meat and poultry product labels are generating more sales volume and more dollars, according to a Nielsen survey.
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Protein by any other nameMeat and poultry have dominated the American diet over the years. But the movement toward protein alternatives, particularly plant-based products, is growing.
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on Make way for meal kitsA Nielsen survey reports that 25% of US shoppers purchased meal kits in 2016.
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on The Amazon factorNow that Amazon owns Whole Foods Market, not only will e-commerce grocery shopping proliferate, but the food complex as a whole will change.
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on E-commerce is changing behaviorsE-commerce is a significant part of consumers’ shopping behaviors today, and with 83% of Americans carrying smartphones, it will only grow.
Feb 25, 2018Susan SpiegelComments Off on What makes a millennial?As the largest generational class in the US today, the millennials are in the driver’s seat in terms of dictating products, services, trends and outcomes. It is worth noting that a consistent age...