Leading Food and Nutrition Professionals Tackle Food Waste

FleishmanHillard’s Chicago office recently hosted a group of food and nutrition professionals – including clients, industry leaders and agency partners – to discuss how brands can make an impact reducing food waste. This discussion was the first of a set of meetings we…

Focusing Companies on Supply Chain Accountability

Well-funded environmentalists take a page from hedge fund playbooks, with meat in their crosshairs Activist groups pushing to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions, water use and meat consumption have initiated a new strategy and enlisted new allies in their quest.…

reThink Food

reThink Food was not just the name of a conference held last week at the Culinary Institute of America, it was also the challenge I and the other 200 attendees accepted. Thought leaders in food, technology, design and behavior explored…

‘Gen Food’ is Shaping the Future of Food

Report from FleishmanHillard Identifies Cross-generational Influencers Defined by Food ST. LOUIS, November 8, 2018 – In a time when so many issues divide Americans, a group of consumers that crosses generations and demographics is shaping the future of food. A…

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Good Enough is the New Perfect: A Mindful Approach to Healthy Living

In a world where most of social media showcases the “highlight reel” of your life and restrictive dieting and long lists of rules for what is acceptable to eat are the norm – consumers are finally fed up and tired…

Pink Lettuce, Golden Berries and Cauliflower Rice

Raise your hand if the first question your mom always asks is, “Did you eat?” closely followed by “Was it delicious?" If so, you’re one of us. Welcome to FH FAB (Food Agribusiness and Beverage) - 150+ food scientists, grown-up…

7 Food Trends for 2017

From sriracha to smoothie bowls, food trends evolve quickly as chefs and consumers look for the “next big thing.” After sifting through reports from Mintel, Bon Appétit and Iconoculture, we found two overarching themes that are a good temperature check…

Emerging Themes From the 2016 Food Tank Summit

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the 2016 Food Tank Summit held in Washington, D.C. The summit, hosted by Food Tank in partnership with American University, brings together more than 70 speakers from across the food, nutrition and agriculture…

Food Safety in Asia

In Asia, not a week goes by without another new food safety scandal making headlines, from contamination and food poisoning, to mislabeling and product recalls. Nine FleishmanHillard offices in APAC have been monitoring trends in the industry since the start…

Restaurant Marketing: Insight From Insiders on Today’s Biggest Challenges

Thousands of foodies flocked to Chicago a few weeks ago to learn about the hottest restaurant trends, meet some of the country’s top chefs and taste what’s popping up on menus around America at the National Restaurant Association annual conference.…

2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Report from the Field

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) Summit, hosted by The Ohio State University and National Geographic. I’ve posted previously on the dietary guidelines process here. Filled with an impressive line-up of food…

SXSW Part 2: Following The Conversation Can Actually Help You Lead

Kimchi fries. GMOs. Not necessarily two conversations you would think would co-exist – but SXSW is truly a place where even the most seemingly unconnected ideas and opinions converge. Food was one of the top three themes that emerged from…

Food + Technology Converge at SXSW 2015

Howdy! SXSW 2015 just wrapped in Austin, TX, and this year FOOD was a major topic beyond just the great tasting BBQ and tacos. Why? Because this is a truly unique forum where really smart, creative, and innovative people come…

Six Takeaways from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Report

On February 19th, the long-awaited 2015 DGAC Report was submitted to the Sectaries of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). While the report is consistent with recommendations from the final…