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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 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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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 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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