Additives play an important role in food processing, with many assisting in the production of affordable, quality and safe food. Though numerous meat and poultry processors are currently trying to eliminate chemical-sounding ingredients from product formulations, it is important to understand that some products, based on use, positioning and price point in the market, cannot be formulated to be so called “clean label.”
Millennials and Gen Zs are driving growth in vegetable consumption, but their parents – who likely taught them to eat their vegetables – don’t seem to be following their own advice.
Groceries account for close to half of all retail sales in the UK market, but how do they get from suppliers to display counters at supermarkets and stores? There’s a lot going on behind the scenes when it comes to grocery logistics, especially for large-scale chains and individual stores that stock a wide range of foods.
ERS analyzes data collected by various national (U.S. trade data from U.S. Department of Commerce) and international organizations (United Nations trade data, consumer expenditures and other economic indicators from the World Bank), and a commercial vendor (Euromonitor) to examine the ongoing evolutions in global food markets.