Nutritional Concepts Mid-Week
April 16, 2014
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Hot Trends in Food.
than half of Americans say they want
more protein in their diets, while
the percentage that claim to look
for protein on the Nutrition Facts
panel has increased from 20% in 2009
to 25% in
2013, according to market researcher
NPD Group. The data comes from a
recent survey of 2,211 US primary
grocery shoppers, and correlates
with the findings of other consumer
studies suggesting that the
high-protein trend - seen by some as
faddish - is here to stay.
and Seed Butters, Organic Eggs
Nut and seed butters (up 51%) and
eggs (39.5%) are the fastest growing
specialty products across
supermarkets, natural food stores,
specialty food retailers and
foodservice, show the findings of
the Specialty Food Association's
Food Industry 2014 report.
The largest specialty category
continues to be cheese and cheese
substitutes, followed by the meat,
poultry and seafood category, and
chips, pretzels and snacks.
interest in nutrition is driving
growth in nut and seed butters, as
alternatives to peanut butter and
[traditional] protein. Interest in
specialty eggs is most likely a
reaction to a lot of food safety
outbreaks with mass produced eggs.
People are looking for organic,
local and eggs that do not come from
mainstream supermarkets account for
about two-thirds of specialty sales,
they're losing share to specialty
food stores, due in part to customer
service. Consumers are looking for
smaller, friendlier places to shop.
Places where the employees know the
people coming in and the employees
know the products, according to the
Specialty Food Report.
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President Clinton Not a Vegan
news first came out that former
President Bill Clinton had become a
vegan after his quadruple bypass
surgery, there was a major trend
toward veganism in the US.
article that appeared this week in
York Times, it seems that the
President is not vegan after all.
While he adheres to ultra-healthy
lifestyle ideals, he balances his
diet with clean, lean animal
is timely because there are recent
developments that show genetically
why it is hard to consistently be a
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