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.
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.
Our analysts look back on four key takeaways from a report The Hartman Group created back in 2011 that analyzed shifts in consumer attitudes and behaviors in the wake of the Great Recession and compare them with what we’re experiencing today.