Capitalizing on new breakfast, lunch & dinner consumption patterns
Breakfast, lunch and dinner occasions share many similarities. All are increasingly being consumed away-from-home and all are hugely affected by time pressures. As a result, informality is a trend that characterizes each occasion. Meal occasions are also becoming lighter too a phenomenon influenced by a desire to eat more healthily throughout the day and to simply grab a quick bite.
Beverages can add to weight gain
Each year, weight gain sneaks up on millions of Americans who indulge in high-calorie drinks. Beverages now make up 21 percent of our daily calorie consumption. That's nothing to hiccup at as obesity and diabetes sweep the nation. The first beverage guidance system was recently devised to help consumers like you and me maintain a healthy weight.
Latest energy drink gets some bad buzz
In the competitive market for "energy drinks," the aim is to advertise more caffeine, more buzz, more attitude. Even more controversy. The latest drink to bust from the pack promises the euphoria of drugs but legally. And it's receiving buzz especially from anti-drug advocates.