GROCERY WARS: Just Say No To Plastics

Plastic is material consisting of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects. The world’s first fully synthetic plastic was bakelite, invented in New York in 1907 by Leo Baekeland who coined the term plastics. Plastic today is enemy # 1. The United Nations’ environmental agency says every year 8 million metric tons of plastic […]

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THE HEALTH FOOD EVOLUTION

Kraft Dinner is a brand icon in the Canadian grocery sector. Referred by Canadians as KD, it was launched in Canada in 1937. Canadians love this brand so much, they consume a whopping 55% more of it a year than Americans do. In fact, former Prime Minister Paul Martin listed KD as his favourite food and former […]

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GEN. Z – THE NEXT GENERATION!

Today, the focus of most food and beverage marketers is how to engage in conversation with the millennial consumer. Understandable given their purchasing power and most are just in the midst of commencing their business careers. Yet, executives are already being warned not to forget about Gen Z. Read on as why dwell on who […]

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GROCERY WARS – “WINNING CUSTOMER LOYALTY IN THE AGE OF PRODUCT TRANSPARENCY”!

Higher product transparency is increasingly becoming a global business requirement for companies across multiple markets and industries. So what is the definition of product transparency with respect to the food sector, which consumer segment is driving this initiative and what does it mean for the brand?   What is Product Transparency? Consumers are demanding value transparency when […]

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