Tag: food insights

What can grocers expect after COVID-19?

What can grocers expect after COVID-19? Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, grocery shopping has changed from being a routine errand to a logistical minefield. With social distancing and an emphasis on safe sanitary practices, grocery stores have had to adapt to alterations in the shopping landscape. Before the pandemic, food from bars, cafes, coffee shops…

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The Demand for Diverse Grocery Products in Canada

The demand for diverse grocery offerings is greater than ever. Currently, most traditional grocery stores offer an international or ethnic aisle, and communities, large and small, from Vancouver to Milton, Ontario are welcoming international grocery stores containing a vast array of product lines, produce and dry goods that are often unavailable through traditional vendors. Once…

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How Millennials are Disrupting the Food Industry

We are living and eating in a millennial world. Thanks to the largest consumer demographic (those born in the early 1980s to 2004) we have seen major shifts in the way food is ordered, prepped, and consumed over the last few years.  It shouldn’t come as a surprise that the biggest cuisine trends on the…

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5 Grocery Trends on the Rise for Summer 2019

Canadian food trends for last summer included fried chicken, meal kits, mushrooms and super lattes. Here are some of the major hits so far this year: Plant-Based Cuisine With environmental concerns rising, sustainable diets are at an all-time high. The 2019 Food Guide simply reinforced a trend already rising, pushing vegetables from the sidelines into…

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10 Grocery Trends to Expect in 2019

2018 proved to be a complex year for grocery retailers and food manufacturers, as disruptions are quickly changing the game in an industry that’s notoriously slow to adapt. Here are the top trends that will continue to shape how grocery will look in 2019. Rising prices According to a Dalhousie study, the average Canadian household…