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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 70

Podcast: Damn the Pandemic, Bring on the Holidays!

Hoping to keep traditions alive, consumers are looking forward to the holiday season: Yet, weary of dealing with the health and safety risks of COVID-19, how will they adapt their celebrations for Halloween, Thanksgiving and the December holidays?


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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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