The American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has launched an investigation into a brand of “energy shots,” reported to be linked to around 13 deaths and a total of 92 reports of illness in the United...

Eating alone has become as common as eating together in America, according to new research on eating occasions by US market researcher, The Hartman Group. Analysis of the data reveals that close to half...

International financial service provider, Rabobank, has said that US retailer food brands will increase by 25 – 30 per cent within the next decade. The recent report, “What Would Apple Do? How Can...

According to a recent report issued by Euromonitor  (www.euromonitor.com) about the internationalisation of retailing,  there are numerous  logistical challenges for global grocery retailing. These...

New US research has revealed that foodservice locations need to cater to their target market’s  household income, household size and cost of living when creating menu options and pricing. The Influence...

More than seven out of ten American consumers (71 percent) now purchase beverages away from home twice a week or more often, up 8% on the 66 percent in 2010. As the American economy stabilizes from the...

The US National Restaurant Association (NRA) research has published a list of trends it predicts will emerge in the US quick service restaraunt industry during 2012. As diners become more sophisticated...

Growing evidence about the health benefits of eating cherries has seen a recent popularity boom in the USA of juice products containing cherries, according to research undertaken by international research...

The world’s largest coffee chain, Starbucks Coffee Company, announced today plans to introduce wine, beer and “premium food” to a handful of its stores in the United States by the end of 2012. Starbucks...

The latest study by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health, in the USA, has raised fresh debate over the regulation of Bisphenol A (BpA), a chemical compound often used as protective lining...