Food Marketing

Will Holiday Shoppers Spend More on Food Than Gifts?

12/03/2007

Whether your holiday tradition involves a buffet brunch or a sit-down dinner with seven fishes, abundant amounts of food will be featured. And with the cost of food outpacing the rate of inflation over the past year, entertaining your crowd will be pricey.


Grapes of Wealth: Local Wineries are Boosting the Economy

02/06/2012

In an economic climate where many small businesses are struggling to survive, local wineries are experiencing a relative boom. “There are wineries in all 50 states,” says Nancy Childs, Ph.D., professor of food marketing at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. “Nationally, there has been a huge resurgence in viewing local wineries as an artisan craft. It parallels the movement of microbreweries.”


What's Behind Rising Food Prices, Beyond the U.S. Drought

08/20/2012

<p>Consumers see buying from area farmers and producers as a good way to keep money and jobs close to home, improving the local economy while protecting American jobs.&nbsp;But does buying local really make a significant economic difference?</p>


Conference to Address Food Tech, Consumer Experience

02/10/2012

PHILADELPHIA (February 10, 2012) – The Department of Food Marketing at Saint Joseph’s University will host the sixth annual Food Industry Summit on Thursday, March 8 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. A venue for food industry CEOs, presidents and executives to present their insights on major issues and trends, this year’s event will focus on how companies can best use technology to improve their customers' shopping experience.


Professor Examines Generation Gap in Foodservice Habits

10/14/2011

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 14, 2011) – America’s two largest generations, Baby Boomers and Millennials, jointly comprise 151 million individuals who are responsible for nearly 65 out of every $100 spent in the foodservice industry – this figure will rise to close to $75 within the next ten years. Possessing a firm grasp of their habits and expectations regarding foodservice is invaluable to marketers and will be even more so in the future.


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