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Nonfood

Freshening Up the Pet Aisle

Fresh pet food accounted for $30.3 billion of a record-breaking $72.5 billion in pet product sales in 2018.

Center Store

Jerky Gets a Face-Lift

Premium and globally inspired attributes are transporting the meat snacks category into the realm of inspired flavors and funky formats.

Consumers are shopping for their pets just like they would anyone else in the family.

Years of study indicates that gut health plays an important role in overall health. Food products companies and retailers are responding to a more educated consumer.

One recent IHA/CMA webinar says 90% of consumers will replace their cookware within a decade.

Humanization and healthy profiles are driving sales in the category.

Premium brands entering mainstream store aisles is fueling growth.

Clean ingredients, plant-based options and convenience are leading the category.

The latest GMDC benchmarking study spotlights keys to the categories’ long-term success.

The under-represented Hispanic housewares category is a big opportunity for food retailers

New eating occasions and new products are the operative words for this nostalgic, snack-centric category.

WGB goes one-on-one with Prepared Foods Program Category Manager Hilary Aspy.