CPGs

Fresh Food

Wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Prices Soared in November

Fresh fruits and vegetables saw large month-to-month price increases in November, while beef wholesale prices edged up again after dipping in October.

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How Private Labels Can Own 2022

As inflation-weary consumers seek value-oriented options, private brands that boast compelling, consistent messaging can boost loyalty.

Data science platform that works with The Kroger Co. now offers CPGs, such as Conagra Brands, access to big grocery data.

The Consumer Brands Association reports that CPG demand in July and August beat the panic-buying levels seen at the start of the pandemic.

Egg prices up more than 11%, bacon prices up 20%, apples up 6.7%: Whatever they're cooking or baking for the holidays, consumers likely will pay more for the ingredients this year, new CPI data indicates.

Market researcher IRI sees the potential for 8% CPG inflation in early 2022—a level that would shift not only what consumers buy but also where they buy it, according to IRI.

Demand for consumer packaged goods climbed 8.7% over already-elevated year-ago levels as producers continue to contend with labor challenges and higher material and freight prices, the Consumer Brands Association reported.

Processed and unprocessed food prices slid in July from June but remain largely above July 2020 levels. For the entire U.S. economy, wholesale prices climbed 7.8% year over year in July.

Ready for plant-based chicken nuggets? That's where Impossible Foods is headed this fall, as the Redwood City, Calif.-based company announces executive moves and details its upcoming category expansion.

Campbell's debuts new soup label and first-ever collection of 100 NFT art pieces created by street-style artist and self-proclaimed Campbell's kid Sophia Chang.

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