The Hartman Group’s weekly food and beverage industry newsletter delivers the latest data, insights and thought-provoking analysis about the trends and consumer behaviors reshaping todays – and tomorrow’s food and beverage culture.

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10 POWER WORDS IN FOOD CULTURE

Staying relevant to consumers is vital and the following list of words help to define food culture today

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TREND FORWARD? WHEN YOU HEAR ABOUT MILLENNIALS, THIS IS WHO YOU’RE REALLY HEARING ABOUT

In our research, we have uncovered a segment among Millennials who are the true trendsetters within their generation.

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AN IMPROVED ECONOMY OR A MUCH BETTER (STORE) BRAND?

When the recession hit in 2008, there was a predictable spike in private label sales. Was it temporary or did it portend a permanent shift away from name brands?

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LIVE, SHOP, BUY: SHOPPING FOR HEALTH & WELLNESS

The realities of consumers’ aspirations and demands to eat and drink healthier products and experience higher-quality wellness lifestyles have been the dominant factor dring the innovation of products and brands and the retail shopping experience.

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DISCOUNT SHOPPING: THEATRICS OF THRIFT OR THRILL OF THE TREASURE HUNT?

During the Great Recession, many predicted consumers would change their shopping behaviors in favor of bargain-driven retail formats. Did they?

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EVOLVING TREND IN EATING OCCASIONS: “ALL BY MYSELF”

How we eat in America today is a reflection of the continued erosion of ritual, and nothing is more powerful proof of this than just how much of our collective eating occasions happen alone.

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