4 Ways the Food Industry Is Embracing Sustainability

Sustainability is huge trend in the food and beverage industry right now. In a recent video interview, The Freedonia Group's Research Analyst Peter Kusnic sat down with Industry Studies Manager Jennifer Mapes Christ to discuss how the food industry is working to reduce its environmental impact.

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5 Industries Benefiting from Going Green

The COVID-19 pandemic has served as a backdrop for a number of major climate actions around the country, including a raft of historic clean energy mandates in California.

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6 Key Beverage Industry Trends to Watch in 2022

Beverage sales rose during the COVID-19 pandemic, but it will be difficult for beverage companies to replicate the record-setting gains of 2020.

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The Increasing Adoption of Augmented Reality (AR) in Agriculture

Augmented reality (AR) is one of the technologies that could be utilized to increase overall efficiency in the agriculture industry.

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3 Top Restaurant Industry Trends to Watch Post-COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic took a heavy toll on the restaurant industry. The National Restaurant Association called 2020 the most challenging year for the industry in its history.

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4 Key Dessert Industry Trends to Watch

The COVID-19 pandemic had a huge impact on the dessert industry in 2020. While isolated at home, anxious consumers sought out comfort and indulgence—which increased sales of chocolate candy, home-baking ingredients, and cartons of ice cream and frozen desserts.

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Winners and Losers in the Consumer Goods Industry During Q4-2020

International trade data can represent an accurate barometer of the state of the health of the global economy, even more so in the current extraordinary circumstances, that require up-to-date monitoring for companies involved in international business.

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Cultured Meat Market to Reach $94.54 Billion by 2030

From revolutionizing animal product supply chains to providing a growing population with affordable and sustainable food, cellular agriculture can contribute significantly toward a more secure future. 

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U.S. Weight Loss Industry Struggles in 2020, but Commercial Chains Survive Pandemic

The total U.S. weight loss market hit a new peak in 2019, growing to $78 billion. However, that growth came to a halt when the coronavirus hit last March, shutting the doors of many weight loss centers, doctors’ offices, clinics, and other businesses for 8–10 weeks. As a result, the market’s value is estimated to have fallen by 21%.
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Home Food Gardening Surges During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Before the pandemic, Becca Knoblock used to leave her house before 7 a.m. and white-knuckle her way through downtown Denver’s heavy I-25 traffic on her daily commute. Now that she works from home, she starts each day with a cup of coffee outside, where she takes a few minutes to tend her garden.

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