Grocery Shopper analysis

From the Store to the Stove

From the Store to the Stove, Acosta Research Shows Grocery Shopper Behavior Influenced by Engagement with Food

Today’s shoppers are seeking positive culinary experiences, making deliberate decisions from the store to the stove, including wanting to feel good about the foods they eat, have pride in the brands they buy and share their cooking journeys online. Ahead of the new year, research released today in the 13th edition of The Why? Behind The Buy™ from Acosta — a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry — details the choices and behaviors of grocery shoppers as they look to enhance how they purchase and consume food.

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The Top 10 Healthy Foods in Your Grocery Store

Imagine a choice of foods that were tasty, nutritious and good for your health – i.e. they helped you maintain a healthy body weight, improved your overall mood, and reduced your risk of developing diseases.
This article provides details on the top ten foods considered to be the most healthy, according to surveys and sources across North America and Western Europe.

1 – Apples
Apples are an excellent source of antioxidants, which combat free radicals. Free radicals are damaging substances generated in the body that cause undesirable changes and are involved in the aging process and some diseases.
Some animal studies have found that an antioxidant found in apples (polyphenols) might extend lifespans.
Researchers at The Florida State University said that apples are a “miracle fruit”.

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Americans Set to Enjoy Candy in Moderation this Holiday Season

This holiday season, Americans will share and gift candy, enjoying their favorite wintertime treats in moderation. John Downs, president and CEO of the National Confectioners Association, offers insight on the role that chocolate, candy, gum, and mints can play in holiday traditions and celebrations.

How many Americans will celebrate the winter holidays by gifting chocolate and candy?

Downs: Eighty-five percent of Americans say they will likely give someone the gift of sweet treats this holiday season. Candy plays a special role in important holiday traditions. Candy canes, gumdrop-adorned gingerbread houses and chocolate coins are all synonymous with the holiday season. We are proud to be part of these time-honored celebrations and deliver all kinds of festive treats to consumers during this special time of year.

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