Make New Friends But Keep the Old in New York City

“The rapidly evolving consumer landscape is dramatically changing the game in the food industry,” says John Haugen, vice-president and general manager of 301 Inc., a business development venture capital firm that will work with food and beverage industry start-up companies. 301 Inc. began as a new business development team within General Mills in 2012. The […]

Snacking 15/7

America’s eating trends are changing and as they do, the three meal a day trend of breakfast, lunch and dinner is quickly being replaced by a new trend: Breakfast. Snack. Lunch. Snack. Snack. Dinner. Snack. Snack. Snack. A recent study performed by Salk Institute and published in Cell Metabolism asked 150 San Diego men and […]

How to promote a positive environment…with healthy snacks!

If you want to drive productivity, profitability and increase client loyalty, Quantum Workplace (a company that specializes in employee engagement) suggests that you need to make work more effective and enjoyable to your most valuable resource – your people. In a recent report, Quantum Workplace studied the impact that workplace benefits affected employee engagement, a […]

Pumpkin Spice: Why a Fall Flavor is Becoming an Obsession in New York City

In 2013 pumpkin spice sold over $308 million worth of “fall” flavored beverages and treats. That’s 14% more than the year prior. And when you take into consideration that this flavor profile is most typically only offered September-December it’s no surprise that in a recent report from Vending Market Watch that 34% of survey respondents […]

New York City Snacking

The back of a bag of mini Oreos reads that this cookie is the perfect snack anytime, anywhere. And according to a recent interview with Rachel Reed, Foodservice Business Manager for Mondelez-International (the company that brings you such favorite snacks as Oreos, Belvitas and Wheat Thins) snacks of all kinds are being consumed more regularly, […]