EHY Native Advertise EatingWell Magazine With Pom
June 1, 2017

Food Brands Embrace Native Advertising in Print

Native advertising, integrated content, custom content, branded content, advertorial, sponsored by, promotional feature… To the reader, is it advertising or editorial? As digital and social platforms continue to monetize with native in various forms, the popularity and learnings from digital has spread opportunities to the magazine field. While print advertorials…
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Storytelling Marketing Branding
Food PRFoodservice
May 16, 2017

Brand Journalism Buoys Food Marketing

Just as chefs thoughtfully select ingredients and carefully choose certain techniques to tell a unique flavor story, food marketers should act in an equally deliberate manner in regards to the content they choose to express their brand. An increasingly powerful communication tool within the food industry, brand journalism influences consumers…
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Butcher in shop holding cleaver and carrots
Consumer Insights & Trends
May 9, 2017

5 Food Crazes To Elevate Your Brand

If you look at the mindset of the current consumer, the food trends make sense. People are more intent on eating food that’s good for them; the concept of “wellness” has emerged as a status symbol. Snacking (a dirty word when I was a child) has turned healthy and hip.…
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Grocery Store
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
April 6, 2017

5 Grocery Shopping Trends and Opportunities For Marketers

Target just announced plans to spend billions of dollars over the next three years to redesign 500 stores. The redesign places greater emphasis on groceries, with a second entrance providing easy access to the grocery department, more fresh produce, and self-checkout lanes. The importance of grocery shoppers is not lost on Target. The…
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Idaho Potato Farmer in blue hat with dog sitting on couch watching TV of EvansHardy+Young Commercial
DigitalFood CampaignsMedia
March 11, 2017

TV Ads Still the Most Powerful Medium for Building Food Brands

In 2017, for the first time ever, digital media spending is expected to overtake TV advertising: businesses around the world will spend more in internet advertising than television. According to eMarketer, in the US, TV’s share will be at 35.8% of Total Media Ad spend and Digital at 38.4%. So it…
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Three iPhones held up by different hands taking picture of food on table
February 14, 2017

What Food Brands Need To Know About Influencer Marketing

For food brands, content marketing works to attract and engage the right audience with the intention of selling product directly to consumers or increasing exposure on menus. Building an audience usually takes time, but there is one proven shortcut: work with influencers. Influencer marketing is a form of relationship-building—a way to…
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White plate of colorful food on metal table with hands garnishing
Consumer Insights & Trends
February 10, 2017

7 Habits Of Highly Effective Fruit & Veggie Marketers

Stephen Covey first published his hugely popular book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, back in 1989. Since then, a cottage industry seems to have risen up with various pundits proposing their own “seven habits” lists for all kinds of industries and interests. I’m no pundit—and I’m certainly no Stephen…
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Honey Cupcake with Blueberry EvansHardy+Young
February 4, 2017

3 Ways To Make Readers Crave Your Food Brand Newsletters

They flood our email inboxes daily, but how many do we actually read? With more than 200 billion emails sent and received daily, standing out in an overflowing inbox is no easy feat. Email newsletters are one of the easiest and most direct ways to market food brands to consumers, so everyone and…
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California Walnuts and Arugula Beet Salad EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodservice
January 27, 2017

6 Ways Commodity Boards Build Relationships With Foodservice Operators

When I was starting out in my career, I vividly remember walking into my first menu ideation session with a large-scale foodservice operator. Despite my nerves, I felt a rush of energy getting a glimpse behind the magic of a brand I had known since childhood. I had the opportunity…
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Spoonful of plain yogurt from glass bowl on white background
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
December 21, 2016

Yogurt Category Innovation Fuels Consumer Interest

For eons, yogurt has been the ultimate superfood for many cultures and its popularity in the United States continues to grow. According to Nielsen, the yogurt category is projected at $7.7B, up 3.3% from last year. Over the last four years, the category drove $1.47B in growth, making it the 17th fastest growing…
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