Source: ThinkstockFood prices at the grocery store are up, following an increase in production costs and wholesale prices. In March, retail food prices rose 0.4% from the preceding month, matching...
Americans love beer. In 2018, we quaffed about 6.3 billion gallons of it in all, which works out to an average of roughly 26.2 gallons per adult of drinking age (not that adults of drinking age are...
Major food companies employ virtual armies of chefs, food scientists, and marketing gurus dedicated to developing, test-marketing, and (if all goes well) eventually rolling out new products. Both...
Major food companies employ virtual armies of chefs, food scientists, and marketing gurus dedicated to developing, test-marketing, and (if all goes well) eventually rolling out new products. Both...
The news for restaurants across America was bad enough when Yelp released an economic impact report in late June revealing that, as of June 15, more than 57,000 restaurants listed on the site had...
Food snobs and scholars may debate whether or not there’s such a thing as American cuisine. A distinguished Yale history professor has even written a book on the subject. What can’t be denied is...
The news for restaurants across America was bad enough when Yelp released an economic impact report in late June revealing that, as of June 15, more than 57,000 restaurants listed on the site had...
We all know a bad movie when we see one. They may be hindered by weak story lines, incompetent direction, poor technical quality, amateurish performances — or all of the above. And some movies...
Is it time to buy Amarin? The biopharmaceutical company just announced a new study showing its drug Vascepa can significantly reduce cardiovascular risk in people with diabetes.
Businesses spend millions of dollars on brand management and advertising in the hopes of making their products seem especially appealing in the eyes of consumers. To that end, ads can use puffery,...
The coronavirus pandemic has no doubt raised many fears and caused much uncertainty, but it has also given people many reasons for optimism. Although news about spikes in new COVID-19 cases may be...
Although one major food producer was slapped by a European court this week, plenty of competitors are chasing the plant-based protein market. Beyond Meat is headed for China.
Beyond Meat could benefit if the coronavirus and concerns about meat-processing workers and the environment change people’s diets.
Women all over the world have a longer life expectancy than men, according to the World Health Organization. It’s no different in the United States, where the average life expectancy at birth for...
One of the industries that has been hardest hit by the coronavirus shutdown of American businesses is the food service trade. In just the first three weeks of March, restaurant sales nationally...