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Cargill “Protein Profile” Finds Shrinking, Time-Strapped U.S. Households Demand Easier Meal Options
Annual trends report reveals top industry insights, including consumers’ desire for more diverse and globally inspired foods on their menus
North American consumers need protein solutions that are right-sized, simple, globally inspired and affordable. That’s according to the newly published “Protein Profile,” an annual report produced by Cargill’s North American Protein business. The comprehensive findings are compiled by Cargill’s Marketing and Insights team, based on their own proprietary research and market intelligence gleaned from working with North America’s top retailers, food manufacturers and restaurants...
Louisiana Fish Fry Products Reveals New Survey Findings Around America's Fried Chicken Obsession
In honor of National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day and National Louisiana Day on Nov. 9, Louisiana Fish Fry Products, the leading supplier of Louisiana-inspired breadings & batters, boil seasonings, sauces, and spices, has released new insights around all-things fried chicken. 2,000+ people across the country were asked to weigh in on their fried chicken consumption habits and preferences, and the results support the current consumer fried chicken craving craze.
Key findings of the survey include the following:
New FMI Holiday Season Trends Survey: Grocery Shoppers Exhibit Cautious Optimism Ahead of Holiday
Despite ongoing concerns about high prices, shoppers are optimistic about their financial situations heading into the holidays and are finding ways to feed their families and meet their needs at the grocery store, according to FMI—The Food Industry Association’s new U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends, Holiday Season report.
“While consumers are understandably concerned about their finances amidst continued inflation heading into the holidays, shoppers are proving to be just as resilient when it comes to preparing for their holiday meal celebrations,” said FMI President and CEO...
Shoppers See Lower Inflation on the Horizon
Consumers expect inflation to stay high over coming months but decline in the years ahead to levels closer to those seen before the pandemic, according to recent surveys likely to be welcomed by the Federal Reserve.
If shoppers keep thinking inflation will fall, that will help cause it to do so, Fed officials believe. This could mean that the central bank wouldn't have to raise interest rates as high as otherwise to slow price increases.
Fed officials are monitoring expectations, among many economic factors, as they weigh how much they need to raise
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