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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New Kids on the Block: First Look at Gen Z

With over 74 million kids (yep, teenagers and younger), Gen Z makes up almost one-quarter of the U.S. population.

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Spotlight on Snacking: A Hartbeat Special Edition

In the past 24 hours, what have nine in ten U.S. consumers had? If you answered a snack, then you’d be on trend, on point and on topic with the most profound change occurring in America’s consumers’ eating and drinking behaviors.

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Chipotle and Food Safety: Serving Up Transparency to Earn Back Consumers’ Trust

Issues about ensuring the safety of America’s food supply chain are back in the news. This time it’s the E. coli outbreak at Chipotle restaurants that sickened over 50 people across 11 states

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Tipping the Scales on Weight Management: Challenges and Tactics

While it may be more socially acceptable to be overweight, consumers realize it is a serious health issue that requires personal action.

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More Than Merely Trend Watchers: How We ID Emerging Ingredients and Flavors

Peas and crickets as protein. Botanical flavorings in beer and other beverages. All things plant-based. Ever wonder how The Hartman Group is so adept at spotting trends in areas like emerging ingredients?

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Snacking Culture: Consumers Take Control of Portion Sizing

Today, many consumers simply perceive that they are more than capable of controlling portions. They want the ability to decide the sizes of the portions for themselves, rather than have it dictated for them by outside parties.

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Health & Wellness Trends: Energy Is More Than a Beverage

A vital element of health and wellness today is “energy.” Having the right amount of energy means consumers that can “live the life I want.”

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For Those Who Missed It: 10 Trends in Health & Wellness From Hartman A.C.T. Seattle 2015

An amazing amount of data and insights was presented into a variety of health and wellness topics relevant to the food and beverage industry

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It’s Not All Greek For The Yogurt Category. What’s Next? Innovation Is A Key Answer

The yogurt category has long flourished beneath the halo of health and wellness, but almost exclusively through the lens of dieting.

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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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