Consumer grocery trends

Retailers

Strong Execution Brightens Kroger's Outlook in 'Time of Transition'

Despite anticipation that the food-at-home trend would slow as the nation moves further from the pandemic, the fiscal year got off to a better-than-expected start, indicating Kroger was executing its strategy.

Retailers

How Sprouts Is Buzzing Into Growth

Behind new support facilities and a new real estate team, the natural foods merchant is teeing up its forthcoming “V6” format and a resumption of rapid new store growth.

Tropical and spicy flavors are trending, according to the Sweets & Snacks Expo.

The venerable nutrition rating system in use at Ahold Delhaize banners get a new look that officials say will help shoppers more easily identify better-for-you foods.

Retail beef prices jumped by the most since last June as meat, poultry, fish and eggs led price hikes at the grocery store in May, according to the latest monthly consumer price index report.

The National Confectioners Association reveals the most popular summer candy types and flavors as it and retailers nationwide celebrate National Candy Month.

One in three users of the delivery service have bought an alternative meat or milk product, according to Instacart’s Plant Power report, which explores plant-based foods’ journey into the mainstream.

The association explores how food retail will be affected by the pandemic, which sparked an increase in at-home cooking, accelerated adoption of e-commerce, and fostered a focus on health and wellness.

Up-and-comer Oatly just made its buzzed-about IPO, and almost 2 in 5 U.S. consumers have bought dairy alternatives. But traditional dairy is seizing on areas where it has an edge.

COVID-19 drove consumers online for their grocery purchases, and many shoppers won’t be changing their shopping habits as the crisis eases, Coresight Research’s latest report finds.

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