The Hartman Group’s weekly food and beverage industry newsletter delivers the latest data, insights and thought-provoking analysis about the trends and consumer behaviors reshaping todays – and tomorrow’s food and beverage culture.

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Epicurean’s Delight? Whole Foods Market vs. H-E-B’s Central Market

Legendary heavyweights Whole Foods Market and H.E. Butt Grocery Company hold prominent positions in the upper echelon of the top 75 food retailers in North America. Often cited among the supermarket industry's elite, Whole Foods Market and...

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Healthy QSR: Talking the Return of the Healthy Fast Food Blues

Barbara Kingsolver’s High Tide in Tucson is a wonderful meditation on the relationship between man and nature. No matter how messed-up we may be, there will always be the sun, the moon, the tides and the rain.

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Going Green When Dining Out

With hints of organics, locally sourced products and ingredients, health and wellness, and sustainability tossed into menu options, food retailers are trying to take advantage of a cultural shift toward higher quality experiences. While this has...

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FOOD SHOPPING IN AMERICA 2017

As leaders in the study of American food culture, The Hartman Group has been tracking how Americans shop for food since the 1990s. From one-stop shopping to multichannel shopping to online markets and click-and-collect, we continue to track consumers’ evolving perceptions, needs, habits and relationships with food retailers. New to the 2017 report is a special section on the expansion of the discount grocery channel, the emerging fresh-format channel and smaller-footprint retail formats.

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