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The Insatiable Appetite

The Insatiable Appetite is a podcast for people who are in the serious business of food — making it, marketing it, selling it, serving it. With each episode, The Hartman Group’s social scientists, business analysts and culinary experts give listeners more than a heaping helping of facts and insights into what’s going on with some of the hottest topics in our vibrant contemporary culture of food and beverage.


Episode 77

COVID-19 Continues to Disrupt Eating Patterns

As tracked by our Eating Occasions Compass database, the pandemic continues to impact food habits and eating behavior. In this podcast we compare our recent fall 2020 findings with spring and summer 2020 along with pre-pandemic eating behaviors from 2019.


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Episode 73

KIND + Mars and the Play for Healthy Snacks

Consumers are increasingly seeking more from their snacks: On this podcast, our analysts discuss how, with its acquisition of KIND, Mars looks toward a horizon that includes both iconic sweets and healthy snacks – but can they retain KIND’s authenticity?

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Episode 71

The Rise of Fresh Vending and Contact-Free Food Procurement

The pandemic has accelerated interest in contact-free fresh and premium vending. From meat to pizza and everything in between, find out what opportunities our analysts think exist for convenient high-quality fresh foods sold from a really small footprint.

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