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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 53

Lessons from the Premium Brand Marketplace: KRAVE Returns to Sonoma Brands

Why are several niche and premium brands that were acquired by legacy brands just a few years ago now being sold off by these big companies? In this podcast, our analysts discuss big brands and the challenges of niche acquisitions.


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Episode 40

The State of Nutrition in School Lunches Today

The Trump administration is proposing to roll back more federal guidelines in school lunch nutrition standards that have been in place since 2010. Our analysts discuss whether we’re heading back to the days when ketchup was once considered a vegetable.

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