Food PR
March 16, 2021

Empower Your Food PR Team to Say “No” When It Counts

No matter how well-oiled the machine, your food PR team simply can’t be everywhere and act on everything. Nor do you want them to. Only a handful of the “opportunities” that cross their desks have the power to truly move the needle for your food brand. And these “big boulders”…
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Food PROther
January 19, 2021

An Innovative Approach to a Traditional Ingredient

When it comes to marketing within food commodity boards, innovation is imperative to success. Being able to identify early trends and shifts in the marketplace can help unlock new opportunities for your food commodity’s product to flourish. Here at EvansHardy+Young (EHY), we’ve had the privilege of helping several of our…
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Juggling Apples Unicycle EvansHardy+Young
Food PROther
December 10, 2020

Everyday Agility: A New Imperative for Today’s Food Marketers

What. A. Year. And it’s not over yet. In fact, many of us are in the middle of fine-tuning marketing plans for 2021. But as this year has shown us, plans are really a guide, based on a set of assumptions. (And boy were we knocked on our assumptions this…
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Two Hugging Bananas Food Brand Trust and Affinity EvansHardy+Young
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigitalOther
October 23, 2020

Boost Your Customers’ Trust and Affinity With Great Food Content Marketing

In the past several months, consumers have made big and small changes to the way they buy groceries. Recently it was reported that 43% of consumers say they shopped for food online in the past six months, versus 24% just two years ago. And what is more interesting is that…
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QR Foodservice Menu Amid Covid
Food CampaignsMedia
October 1, 2020

The Key to Pivoting Your Foodservice Media Strategies Amid COVID-19

Regardless of industry, COVID-19 has caused widespread disruption. Foodservice is among those industries being most devastated by the pandemic. As a food marketer, with more than 100,000 restaurant closures, you’ve likely found yourself evaluating and reevaluating your marketing and media plans over the past several months. And the foodservice sector…
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Reschedule or Rethink crossroads EvansHardyYoung
Experiential & EventsFood PRFoodservice
August 13, 2020

The Food Event Dilemma: Should You Reimagine or Reschedule?

Are food industry events an inevitable casualty of 2020? Or is it possible to reimagine them (i.e., take them online) and still meet the needs of both participants and organizers? It’s a tough call, especially in an industry so deeply rooted in relationships, sensory experiences and in-person events facilitating the…
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Media Consumption by Generations EvansHardy+Young
DigitalMediaOther
May 31, 2020

8 Media Questions You Should Be Asking When Recalibrating Your Food Media Plan During COVID-19

As the COVID-19 crisis seemingly begins to wane, the havoc that remains in its wake is still very much present. While many personal and business enterprises begin reassessing, at EvansHardy+Young (EHY) we are continuing to carefully recalibrate our clients' advertising media strategies. Like them, you're likely facing some of the same challenges…
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AR Food Menu Halolamp EvansHardyYoung
Consumer Insights & TrendsDigital
April 15, 2020

The Food Industry is Pushing Innovation to New Heights

There’s a lot we can learn from the leaders who decided to be proactive rather than reactive, who quickly identified the potential benefits of technical innovation and created advantages during a time when few seemed to exist. They’ve offered us a glimpse of how the food industry is capable taking…
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Empty Restaurant Covid-19 EvansHardy+Young
Food PRFoodserviceOther
April 7, 2020

Foodservice Marketers: 6 Ways to Retool Programs and Support the Industry During COVID-19

Adaptability is essential in food marketing, even under ordinary circumstances. Not surprisingly, today’s profound uncertainty amid the COVID-19 crisis demands a degree of agility that most food marketers have never fully exercised. With immediate and mounting impacts on the foodservice industry, – the least of which may be the cancellation of…
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Partnership Fist bump EvansHardy+Young
Experiential & EventsFood PRFoodserviceOther
February 27, 2020

Planting the Seed for Strong Marketing Partnerships

As most of us have learned through experience, anything forced is likely to fail. (Think square peg, round hole). Conversely, as I've seen during my PR career, organic connections and partnerships – those that develop authentically, based on shared values or goals – tend to yield optimal results. A case in point…
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