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Consumer Insights & Trends

The Food Snacking Trend is Over EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
February 12, 2019

The Snacking Trend is Over

That’s right, snacking should no longer be considered a food trend. It’s now the new normal and it's here to stay. In fact, 50% of all eating occasions are now snacks. A December Mintel report states that 94% of adults snack daily, which raises the question, what are those other…
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Meal Kit Watch On the Way Out or Here to Stay
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
November 14, 2018

Meal Kit Watch: On the Way Out or Here to Stay?

While the meal-kit industry has gained momentum, progress hasn’t come without a fair share of challenges. High customer acquisition costs, low retention rates, and operational inefficiencies have strained industry pioneers like Blue Apron and many others. As competition grows to more than 150 meal kit options, companies are testing new…
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Artificial Intelligence Food Industry Marketing EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigital
October 30, 2018

New Ways Food Marketers are Using Artificial Intelligence

Historically, food marketers are not considered early adopters of new technologies. But this is all changing in some very new and profound ways. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one area where food marketers are making use of the latest and greatest technical advances. And with this new technology able to deliver…
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Is Your Food Brand in the Conversation? EvansHardy+Young Food Marketing
Consumer Insights & TrendsFood PR
September 11, 2018

Is Your Food Brand in the Conversation?

Having worked nearly 20 years in the fashion industry, I learned early on how trends come and go with the seasons. You can be hot one day, and easily gone the next. Learning to successfully navigate these swings can be the difference between being a fad or a thriving, sustainably…
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Foodservice Technology Food Marketing EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigitalFoodservice
August 21, 2018

New Foodservice Technology You Have to See to Believe

As technology and artificial intelligence (AI) creep into more and more applications within the mainstream foodservice space, it’s clear to see the future of the restaurant world is here. As food marketers, this presents new and exciting ways to attract more customers and give them what they’re craving – an…
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Meal Kits Food Marketing Pro EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsRetail
July 17, 2018

How to Unlock the Food Marketing Potential of Meal Kits

It’s no secret that meal delivery kits are big business. According to Statista, the fresh-food meal kit delivery market is valued at $4.65 billion and expected to reach $11 billion in 2022. They are grabbing the attention of male shoppers, busy families, Millennials and GenXers who are 3 times more…
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Voice Recognition Food Marketing EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigital
July 10, 2018

Alexa, How Can I Reach More Customers With Voice Search?

This past year Google reported that 52% of people keep their voice-activated speakers in their living rooms, 25% keep them in their bedrooms, and 22% keep them right in their kitchens! With this kind of seamless in-home integration, smart speakers and voice search are fast becoming a prime point-of-sale opportunity…
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Male and Female in white protective beekeeping suits holding full comb giving thumbs up
Consumer Insights & Trends
April 26, 2018

Beekeeping and Business: The Best Secrets To Success

When EvansHardy+Young first began working with the National Honey Board several years ago, I thought it might be useful and interesting to learn about beekeeping. So I located some bees, purchased some hive boxes and embarked upon a new hobby. What started as a curiosity soon grew into a passion.…
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Athlete eating bowl of oatmeal with eggs, supplements and protein powder in front of him
Consumer Insights & Trends
April 19, 2018

New Food Trends: How Pro Athletes Lead The Way

Perhaps more than ever before, consumers are motivated to better understand the profound effect food has on their mental, physical and emotional well being. Current food trends such as nut milk, turmeric, kale, nut butter and maca powder, gut-friendly kombucha, and brain-boosting lattes demonstrate a desire for nutrient dense foods…
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