When it comes to protein, animal protein from meat, such as chicken, beef, turkey, pork and seafood, ranks first among North Americans, which aligns with the fact that consumers in both countries spend more than half of their protein dollars on animal protein.
As consumers continue to focus on their overall health and wellness, food and beverage products that are rich in protein have a unique opportunity to resonate with today’s shoppers and the retailers that stock them on their shelves.
In Canada, the meal kit market is still in its infancy but is gaining interest among shoppers. So what is the opportunity for manufacturers and retailers in this space?
Leading a healthy lifestyle is now top of mind for many consumers, but the approaches individuals take are as individual as the people themselves. A majority of Canadians have health on their minds, as more than two-thirds say they’re making conscious efforts to improve their health.
Breakfast is often said to be the most important meal of the day, but when and where Canadians eat breakfast is changing as time-starved individuals and families rush out the door to start their days.
As the year comes to a close and retailers plan ahead for 2017, it’s helpful to look back and see what topped consumers’ grocery lists in 2016.
Understanding what drives shoppers to the store—and why they make the choices they do—is foundational when it comes to gaining a complete view of today’s consumer.
Around the world, consumers are looking for a taste of the good life. And it’s not just those who are wealthy. Sales of products in the “premium” tier are growing at a rapid pace. In fact, the growth of the premium sector in many markets is outpacing total growth for many fast-moving consumer...
Consumers today are taking an active role in managing their health, which includes following proper nutrition guidelines to prevent and control health issues. These healthy attitudes are having an impact on food trends, providing Canadians with a multitude of options to help them achieve their...
Grabbing a bite to eat outside of the house is a weekly occurrence for almost half of global respondents, but are we stopping to savor our entrees or eating grub on the go? As it turns out, we’re doing quite a bit of both.