Snack Foods Market is Evolving to Meet Customer Demands

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A growing number of consumers are moving away from the traditional way of eating and are opting for more frequent healthier options. The unspoken rule of eating three-square meals per day is now passé. Industry experts reckon that millennials and Generation Z snack four times a day, baby boomers twice and the Silent Generation once…. Read more »

Procter & Gamble to Acquire Merck

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Recently, Procter & Gamble announced they reached an agreement to purchase the consumer health division of German pharmaceutical giant, Merck, for $4.2 billion. This acquisition positions Procter & Gamble to move into the growing vitamin supplement market, which experienced a 6% growth between 2014 and 2016. Merck’s consumer products include several major vitamin brands, including… Read more »

Sustainability Reports from Three Major Food Companies

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Last week, General Mills, Perdue Farms, and Tyson Foods all issued sustainability reports ahead of Earth Day, announcing they were approaching major sustainability goals. In addition, the three companies revealed new plans to further reduce their environmental footprints. Tyson Foods announced plans to improve the agricultural practices they use for their corn fields—which span over… Read more »

Takeaways from the Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference

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For the Consumer Packaged Goods industry, 2018 has already shown itself to be the year when norms will be challenged. From the lack of women in leadership roles to advancing technology’s impact on the business landscape, there are many trends to track. The recently held Food Marketing Institute’s Midwinter Executive Conference was an opportunity for… Read more »

CPG – The Grocery Experience is Changing Fast

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The overall grocery experience continues to rapidly evolve affecting the ways that companies specializing in Consumer Products (CPG) operate. The first general stores consisted of an owner handpicking a list of requested items on behalf of the customer. The general store has come a long way and evolved into expansive supermarkets where shoppers can visit… Read more »

Are You Expecting Too Little from Your Search Firm?

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In an era when every job counts, and corporate fat has been ruthlessly trimmed, wouldn’t it make more sense to demand the utmost in quality, service and performance from an outside search provider? Expecting More, Getting More Many employers focus on what is often the least critical function, matching a candidate’s skills to the requirements… Read more »