After working in nearly every segment of the food industry for over 30 years, we have developed deep category insights into the consumer behavior and motivation that drives the purchasing, preparation and consumption of food.

We help Food Commodity Boards and Branded Produce increase farm gate revenue, move up the value chain, expand usage applications, build volume and reduce price volatility.

For CPG Brands, we build strategic multi-platform initiatives designed to increase dollar share, unit share, weighted average sales and improved velocity at retail, while reducing the percent of sales on promotion.

Food Marketing Agency
with a Special Ingredient

Every great recipe needs a secret ingredient, a special sauce that separates it from all the rest. Ours is passion. We don’t just sell food (and a few other products in closely related categories), we live food. We talk about it, think about it, write about it, take pictures of it and most of us would be doing all that even if we weren’t doing, well, this.

We think you’ll be able to tell the difference in the work.


  • Advertising
  • Brand Strategy
  • Media
  • Public Relations
  • Digital Strategy
    & Web Development
  • Social Strategy
    & Management
  • Content Strategy
  • Research
    & Analytics
  • Recipe Development
  • Menu Concept Development
    & Applications
  • Retail Promotions
  • Chef Events / Partnerships
  • Experiential Campaigns
    & Events

Brand Stories

California Walnuts


National Honey Board


Idaho Potato Commission



New Food Ads for Quarter One of 2019 - Food Marketing EvansHardy+Young Food
October 15, 2019

Your Fall 2019 Trends Update: Recent Food Marketing Creative

Fall is here, and with it comes pumpkin spice to make just about everything nice. The third quarter of 2019 saw creative food marketing and advertising capitalizing on the omnipresent annual trend in both humorous and attention-getting ways. In addition, the plant-based movement in fast food continued its momentum, even in the…
Plant-based or not, how to join the conversation EvansHardy+Young Food Marketing Agency Food
September 18, 2019

Plant-Based or Not, Here is How to Join the Conversation

In the past year, sales of plant-based foods grew 11 percent, bringing the plant-based market to $4.5 billion, as reported in Forbes, July 22, 2019. What’s more, the number of new U.S. food and drink products mentioning “plant-based” grew 268 percent between 2012 and 2018, according to Mintel. Suffice it…
Top Creative Trends in Recent Food & Beverage Advertising Food
July 9, 2019

Top Creative Trends in Recent Food & Beverage Advertising

Current trends in food and beverage advertising are becoming increasingly dictated by millennials and their desires for transparency and accountability from the brands they patronize. The second quarter of 2019 saw several campaigns that speak directly to these concerns, including competing ads from Clif and KIND snack bars over the…

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