Here are a few predictions for 2020 that may have the greatest impact, according to Phil Lempert from Supermarket Guru.
For decades, public health officials, environmental advocates, and even our own produce trade groups have attempted to get consumers to eat more produce and plant-based foods.
Seven of the 10 largest grocery chains in the United States still have not taken the first step toward eliminating food waste by 2025, according to the Center for Biological Diversity's Slow Road to Zero report.
“We have a long way to go to meet dietary recommendations,” said study author Shilpa Bhupathiraju, PhD, from Harvard Medical School.
Back in 2010, it was all about soba noodles, velvet cake and cured meats. Today, it's oat milk, CBD, the Impossible Burger, acai bowls, and street corn.
All of this brand's baby and toddler blends are “veggie-first,” have a low-sugar profile with more nutritional value, and use nutrients from superfoods like chlorella, squash seeds, algal oil, kelp and maitake mushrooms to support healthy brain development.
At the recent Winsight Grocery Business Summit, grocery retailers all agreed on one thing: labor is their number one issue.
Phil Lempert discusses an article written by Susan Walsh for The Associated Press, in which she discusses how the administration’s personal eating habits may influence dietary guidelines for Americans, which are updated every 5 years in accordance with federal law.
Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, recently wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about Weight Watchers’ new app called Kurbo, designed for children aged 8 to 17 years. Harrison “strongly recommend[s] that parents keep this new tool — and any weight-loss program — away from their children”.
It is all about food combining, or understanding the nutrients that are eaten together for optimal digestion–a practice that has its roots in Ayurvedic medicine.