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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 5

All Things Plant-Based: The Consumer Energy Around Botanicals

Botanicals are about more than being a source of flavor. Blending the culinary with inherent functionality, herbs and spices provide a powerful, potent potential for food-product development.


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Episode 15

Blended Burgers: Gateway to the Mainstream?

Blended meat products have one big advantage over plant-based meat alternatives and this factor is critical if either option is going to make serious inroads with mainstream consumers. Are blended burgers the gateway to plant-based meat alternatives?

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Episode 14

Robots in Food Retail

No longer working behind the scenes, robots are making their way into mainstream grocery stores: What does this mean for grocery shoppers seeking authentic food experiences? It's a new frontier for humans and machines.

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Episode 13

The Role of Nostalgia in Food

Nostalgia is an important element of modern food culture. Whether it is an iconic sensory experience that takes consumers back to a time or experience, for today’s food and beverage brands, nostalgia can be a powerful hook to engage consumers.

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